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The Mob Museum Celebrates Armed Forces Day May 18-20

May 14, 2012 by  

The Mob Museum
To help celebrate Armed Forces Day on May 19, The Mob Museum will be offering a specially priced admission ticket to past and current military members. Beginning Friday, May 18 and running through Sunday, May 20, Museum visitors who have a military ID can purchase a ticket for $5 dollars. 

“The work and sacrifices of the men and women in the military are extremely important to our organization. We want to extend our thanks and allow them to see how another American battle continues to be fought by brave men and women in law enforcement,” said Jonathan Ullman, executive director of The Mob Museum.

Located in downtown Las Vegas, The Mob Museum is a world-class destination that presents an exciting and authentic view of the Mob’s impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. It reveals an insider’s look at the events and people on both sides of this continuing battle. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in a bold and contemporary style via engaging exhibits and multi-sensory experiences. The Mob Museum puts the visitor in the middle of the action through high-tech theater presentations, iconic, one-of-a-kind artifacts and interactive, themed environments.

The Museum has acquired some of the most iconic artifacts in Mob history including the barber chair Albert Anastasia was sitting in when murdered in NYC, and the brick wall from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago.

Visitors to the Museum learn about some of organized crime’s biggest names including, Al Capone, Dion O’Bannion, George Moran, Charlie “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Ben Siegel, Sam Giancana, Joe Bonanno, Frank Rosenthal, Mickey Cohen, Tony Cornero, Whitey Bulger and John Gotti .

The 41,000-square-foot Mob Museum includes approximately 17,000 square feet of exhibition space on three floors in addition to a specialty retail store, special event areas, educational areas and office space. Admission is $18 for adults ages 18 and over; $12 for children ages 5 to 17 and students ages 18 to 23 with ID; $14 for seniors, military, law enforcement and teachers; and $10 for Nevada residents of all ages. Museum hours will be Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

The Mob Museum is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. It presents an exciting and authentic view of the Mob’s impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. With tales so intriguing they need no embellishment, the Museum reveals an insider’s look at the events and people on both sides of this continuing battle. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in a bold and contemporary style via engaging exhibits and multi-sensory experiences. The Mob Museum puts the visitor in the middle of the action through high-tech theater presentations, iconic one-of-a-kind artifacts and interactive, themed environments. For more information, call 702-229-2734 or visit www.themobmuseum.org. Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/themobmuseum and on Twitter: www.twitter.com/themobmuseum

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