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Neon Museum Boneyard, USA

From series “15 Unofficial Man-Made Wonders of the World”
Year: 1996.

Quite an unusual and unique center of global importance can be found in Las Vegas. This colorful city impresses with its fast rhythm of life. There travelers will have an opportunity to visit the Neon Museum, which is one of a kind. It has a vast open area, where hundreds of neon signs are collected. Once they adorned the city's popular casinos and hotels, and, after, went broken or became obsolete. The staff mends all signs that arrive in the Neon Museum Boneyard, so visitors will be able to enjoy bright lights in the dark.

Neon Museum Boneyard, USA The original museum, which has no analogues in any other city in the world, was founded in 1996. Today, it can boast with about 150 old neon signs. In addition, the museum staff is actively involved in the design of urban parks and streets. People care about neon signs in a number of urban institutions.

One of the most famous exhibits of the museum is the sign that in 1958 was used to decorated the famous Green Shack casino. To the date, it is considered the largest neon sign in the world. Its length is 66 meters, and the height is 8 meters. This sign consists of more than 11 000 light bulbs. Anyone who likes to rest in unusual places will find it amazing to walk through this open air museum. Here you can see old signs and neon plates that in the middle of the 20th century decorated the most famous casinos and nightclubs of Las Vegas, as well as the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret and outstanding hotels of the city. The best option is to visit the museum after dark, but it's also open to the public and in the daytime. Next - Machu Picchu

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Neon Museum Boneyard - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Citibank ATM' located in 0.22 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Value Rent-A-Car' is located in 0.99 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Pump N Snack' in 0.51 km
Supermarket: 'Laos Market' in 0.11 km
Parking: 'Las Vegas Parking Enforcement' in 0.52 km
Apotheek: 'Laura J. Kodama, RPh' in 0.86 km
Police station: 'Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department' in 0.36 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Salvadoreno Restaurant' in 0.41 km

Nearest airports:
 »  McCarran Airport LAS - in 10 km
 »  Nellis Air Force Base Airport LSV - in 11 km
 »  Palm Springs Airport PSP - in 289 km
 »  Ontario International Airport ONT - in 325 km
 »  El Monte Airport EMT - in 351 km
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Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel

Located in 0 km from Neon Museum Boneyard
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Each room provides a flat-screen cable TV and free toiletries in the an en suite bathroom. Styled in crisp white linens, all rooms provide modern … More: photo, rates and booking
The D Las Vegas

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Guests at The D Las Vegas can play slot machines, table games, keno and more. The hotel offers nightly entertainment and an outdoor pool. The D Grill … More: photo, rates and booking
Howard Johnson Las Vegas Strip

Located in 2 km from Neon Museum Boneyard
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A cable TV is offered in each room at Howard Johnson Las Vegas Strip. An en suite bathroom is also provided. The Florida Cafe Restaurant and Lounge, … More: photo, rates and booking
El Mirador Motel Las Vegas

Located in 3 km from Neon Museum Boneyard
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Free Wi-Fi is provided in all guest rooms at the El Mirador Motel Las Vegas. The air-conditioned room also includes a seating area and a work desk. … More: photo, rates and booking

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Bellagio Fountains are, as many people say, the best and absolutely free attraction of Las Vegas. The fountains can make a huge impression on visitors who see them for the first time. From 15:00 to 24:00, Monday to Friday, huge jets of water rise up to 152m in height, turning this into a real performance. The magnificent spectacle is accompanied by music, and jet fountains “move” in unison with it. On weekends, the show starts on 12:00 and continues until 24:00.
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