GLOBAL NETWORKS: ORGANIZED CRIME TODAY FACT SHEET

DESCRIPTION: Featuring artifacts, graphics and a large, interactive, 17-foot-wide touchscreen wall, this exhibit tells the story of 21st century organized crime rackets—illegal enterprises that span the globe and profit off everything from drug and human trafficking to product counterfeiting, money laundering and cybercrime. While most of the Museum covers the intriguing history of organized crime and its battle with law enforcement through decades, Organized Crime Today addresses contemporary iterations of this illegal activity. The exhibit addresses the most prominent organized crime groups active in the world today and explores the complexities of organized crime with up-to-the-minute developments pulled the from day’s headlines. Exhibits and corresponding digital content on the Museum’s website (themobmuseum.org) will be regularly updated to reflect the latest global organized crime developments.

 

LAUNCH DATE: February 14, 2018

 

DURATION: Tour of Organized Crime Today is self-guided and takes 30-60 minutes.

 

TOP GUEST TAKEAWAY: Participants explore the reality and effects of organized crime around the world through an interactive experience which offers insight into how organized crime continues to evolve.

 

COST: Admission to Organized Crime Today is included in the price of Museum admission.

 

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ABOUT THE MUSEUM: ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. It debuted a major renovation in 2018, including a Crime Lab, Use of Force Training Experience, and Organized Crime Today exhibit as well as The Underground, a basement-level Prohibition history exhibition featuring a working speakeasy and distillery and sponsored by Zappos. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” one of Hotel.com’s Top 7 “Travel Brag Landmarks,” one of USA Today’s “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine, “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine and is a multi-year winner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” rankings. The Mob Museum has been awarded accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums. General admission is $26.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for up-to-date operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/themobmuseum or Twitter @themobmuseum.

 

WEB SITE: www.TheMobMuseum.org

 

ADDRESS:

 

The Mob Museum
300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101