About The Organization
An insider’s look.

A world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the history of organized crime and law enforcement.

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement™, presents an exciting and authentic view of organized crime’s impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. With stories 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. Real stories of Mob history are brought to life via interactive and engaging exhibits in a multi-sensory environment. The Mob Museum offers a bold and contemporary approach to this fascinating topic through genuine artifacts, immersive storytelling and cutting-edge technology.

The Mob Museum’s 501(c)3 non-profit organization board of directors is headed by President Ellen Knowlton, former FBI Special Agent in Charge, Las Vegas Division, and a 24-year FBI veteran. Members of the board of directors include highly respected professionals from local and state government, law enforcement, the judicial system, media and the business community. A key visionary for the project and current board member is former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, a previous go-to defense attorney who made a name for himself representing such reputed mobsters as Meyer Lansky, Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal and Anthony Spilotro, among others.