Awards and Accolades


Ranked No. 20 of All Museums in USA - Trip Advisor (2017)
Ranked No. 19 of All Museums in USA - Trip Advisor (2016)
Received accreditation, Characteristics of Excellence, from the American Alliance of Museums
Best Museum – 2016, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Las Vegas Review-Journal
Best Museum – 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Nevada Magazine
Best Keeper of History, Geoff Schumacher, The Mob Museum Director of Content - Vegas Seven
Preservation Education Award for Investigating History educational outreach program - City of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Committee
Gold Addy Award for Microsite, 2017 American Advertising Awards
Pinnacle Award Media Relations 2016 for efforts surrounding El Chapo display – Public Relations Society of America
5 Star Wedding Award 2015 – Beautiful Bride
Best Museum 2016 – Desert Companion magazine
First Place for Best Gaming Experience – Las Vegas Interactive Marketing Association
Second Place for Best Web Video – Las Vegas Interactive Marketing Association
Best Vegas History Lesson – Las Vegas Weekly
Best Exhibit/Museum 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 – Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association
Viator Travel Awards 2017, 2016, 2015 – Top Rated Museum
Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award
Expert's Choice Award – Trip Expert
Top Workplaces 2014 – The Las Vegas Review Journal
Viator Travel Awards 2014 – Best Local Operator
One of Top Three Finalists in 2013 Best Wider World Project annual tourism awards – British Guild of Travel Writers
Best Place to Take Tourists – Las Vegas Weekly, 2012 Weekly Awards
Best New Museum – Seven Weekly, 2012 “Best of City“ Awards
Certificate of Excellence – Trip Advisor, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012
Historic Preservation Award – City of Las Vegas, Historic Preservation Committee, 2012


"10 Must-See Las Vegas Attractions That Have Nothing to Do with Gambling" - Reader's Digest
"6 “Off-Strip” Things To Do While in Vegas" – Huffington Post
"12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits This Spring" – USA Today
"5 Great Museums for Meetings" – Successful Meetings
"15 Reasons to Get Excited about Spring in Las Vegas" – Vegas magazine
"The Best 19 Museums for Groups in 2016: The Mob Museum is No. 6" – Leisure Group Travel
The Best of Las Vegas" – Priceless Cities Mastercard
"50-State Series: Top Family Attractions Worth Traveling For: 2016 Edition!" – FlipKey by Trip Advisor
"Las Vegas Bucket List" – About Travel
"10 Amazing Things to See & Do in Las Vegas" – The
"6 Classy Vegas Wedding Venues" – Vegas Magazine
"Vegas' Best Museums" – Tripps Travel Network
"Best of Las Vegas 2015" –
"Top Winter Activities in Las Vegas" – Sapphire Resorts Group
"60 things every Las Vegan should do" – KNPR
"7 Cool Las Vegas Attractions You Weren't Thinking About" – Olayinka Oleyami Travel
"10 ways to enjoy a Vegas Thanksgiving weekend" – Gaming Today
"Where to host the Most Memorable Holiday Party in Vegas" – VEGAS magazine
"5 Venues for Exploring Sin City’s Softer Side" – Prevue Destination Experiences
"Insider Guide: Best of Las Vegas" – CNN
"Best Places to Travel in 2015" – Travel + Leisure
"50 State Road Trip: Can't Miss Stops" – Desert Sun
"Las Vegas' Top 5 Off-the-Strip Attractions" – 7x7 San Francisco
“Get Cultured: 10 Las Vegas Museums Sure To Entertain And Educate” – USA Today 10Best
“9 Things Every First-Time Visitor to Las Vegas Should Know” – Business Insider Indonesia
“The Top 7 Things You Must Do & See in Las Vegas” – Examiner
“Vintage Las Vegas: Sin City’s best retro sights” – MSN
“50 States. 50 Unique Stops. Nevada’s The Mob Museum” – USA Today
“A Must for Travelers” – The New York Times
“America’s Best Desert Vacations” – CBS News
"6 Ways to Spend a Weekend" – Las Vegas Review Journal
“Top five attractions in Vegas, away from the Casinos” – Examiner
"Nine Incredibly Niche Museums to Visit this Summer" –
“10 Things You Didn’t Know About Las Vegas”- CNN
“10 Places Every American Should See”-Huffington Post
“One of 20 Places Every American Should See”-Budget Travel Magazine
“One of the top 10 incredible world landmarks you haven’t seen — yet”-NBC Today
“One of 9 Reasons Everyone Should Visit Las Vegas”-CNNGo
"Best Indoor Wedding Venues of 2015" – Stack Right Chairs
“20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel Magazine
“Top 10 Locations for a Wedding”-Destination I Do magazine
"10 wild and crazy ways to get married in Vegas" –
“Top 10 Places to Visit If You Only Have 36 Hours in Las Vegas” – New York Times
“Top 10 Museums in Las Vegas” – USA Today
“One of the Top Permanent Exhibits in Las Vegas”– CBS Las Vegas
“People Love Us on Yelp” award –
A Museum You Can’t Refuse – AAA

Key Accomplishments

In just over five years, more than 1.4 million guests, hailing from all 50 states and 36 countries, have visited The Mob Museum
Maintained 97% “good” or “excellent” rating of experience
Significant impact on neighboring businesses; more than $20.5 million spent locally

For More Information

Ashley Miller, Senior Director of Marketing & PR
The Mob Museum 702-724-8612