The Natural History Museum Debuts “The Museum Gives Thanks”

Las Vegas Natural History Museum Debuts-“The Museum Gives Thanks”

A week-long event to celebrate community advocates


LAS VEGAS- November 14, 2017 – The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Boulevard North, will host a week of “thanks” offering complimentary admission honoring a selection of residents. The Museum Gives Thanks event will take place Nov. 20 and will continue through Nov. 24. The Museum’s regular hours will be honored for this weeklong event – open daily 9 am – 4 pm

The Museum Gives Thanks this week by offering free admission to members of the community. Plus, special science activities will be held from 11 am – 2 pm, daily.

  • Monday, November 20 – Boy/Girl Scouts in Uniform are Free
  • Tuesday, November 21 – College Students with ID are Free
  • Wednesday, November 22 – First Responders (i.e. Police, Firefighters, Paramedics, Nurses, and Doctors) are Free
  • Thursday, November 23 – Museum is Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 24 – Senior Citizens (ages 55+) are Free

“We want to recognize some very important people that make up the backbone of Las Vegas and give a little holiday cheer and thank you,” said Executive Director Marilyn Gillespie.”

As a note, the admission prices at the Museum recently changed:

$12 – Adults
$10 – Seniors (55+), Military (with ID), Students (12+)
$6 –    Children (ages 3 – 11)
Free -Children (2 & under), Las Vegas Natural History Museum Members


The Las Vegas Natural History Museum opened in 1991 and is a private, non–profit institution dedicated to educating children, adults, and families in the natural sciences, both past and present.  Through its interactive exhibits, educational programs, and the preservation of its collections, the Museum strives to instill an understanding and appreciation of the world’s wildlife, ecosystems, and cultures. The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a proud Smithsonian Affiliate and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums

LVNHM is located at 900 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, Nev., 89101. The Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. Please visit or call (702) 384–3466 for additional information.

Please note special times during the holidays:

Open at 11 am New Year’s Day and Easter
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day


Media Contacts:

Chris Palladino
Communications and Development Officer
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
(702) 384–2008
Michele Tell
Preferred Public Relations
(702) 254-5704

702-682-2583, cell