BOSSES AND BULBS, A COLLABORATIVE BOUTIQUE FROM THE MOB MUSEUM AND THE NEON MUSEUM, DEBUTS AT DOWNTOWN’S CONTAINER PARK TODAY, DECEMBER 5
Visitors Can Book Museum Tickets, Purchase Souvenir Merchandise and Collectibles for Holiday Gift-Giving
LAS VEGAS (December 2013) – Today, Thursday, December 5, The Mob Museum and the Neon Museum will introduce Bosses and Bulbs, a joint satellite location at the brand-new Downtown Container Park. Located on the third floor of the dynamic retail, dining, entertainment and community gathering place, visitors to Bosses and Bulbs can purchase tickets to both cultural venues, as well as merchandise from their respective gift shops.
The opening coincides with the debut of the newest combination ticket, which pairs evening tours of the Neon Museum and Boneyard with The Mob Museum. For just $37, visitors can experience both of these historic venues. Tickets that pair daytime tours of the Neon Museum with The Mob Museum are also available for $30, which represents a 30 percent savings off of the full-price tickets. In addition, visitors may purchase single-attraction tickets at the regular price.
With holiday gift-buying now in full swing, busy shoppers can pop into Bosses and Bulbs and pick up something truly distinctive. From the Neon Museum, selections include apparel for men and women featuring some of the Neon Boneyard’s most iconic signs, magnets depicting individual neon letters, holiday ornaments commemorating famous signs such as the Silver Slipper and the Coin Castle King, mugs, posters and more. Meanwhile, the dames and made men on your list will love gifts from The Mob Museum, such as fedoras, winter caps, logoed and designed hoodies and fleece jackets, the “Las Vegas Then and Now” pictorial history book, as well as novelty items including bullet and gun ice cube trays and “brass knuckle” meat tenderizers.
Hours of operation of Bosses and Bulbs at the Container Park will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM
The Mob Museum is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. It presents an exciting and authentic view of the Mob’s impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in a bold and contemporary style via engaging exhibits, high-tech theater presentations and more than 600 artifacts, the largest collection of Mob and related law enforcement memorabilia under one roof. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine, “Las Vegas’ Best New Attractions for 2012” by Travel + Leisure magazine, “9 Reasons to Visit Las Vegas” by CNNgo, a finalist for the “Best Wider World Project Award,” by the British Guild of Travel Writers and “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine. Admission is $19.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. Museum hours are Sundays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit www.cardwell.wpengine.com. Connect on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/themobmuseum and on Twitter: @TheMobMuseum.
ABOUT THE NEON MUSEUM
Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic and cultural enrichment. In addition to an approximately two-acre Neon Museum campus, which includes the outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard, the museum also encompasses a visitors’ center housed inside the former La Concha Motel lobby as well as nine restored signs installed as public art throughout downtown Las Vegas. Public education, outreach, research, archival preservation and a grant-funded neon sign survey represent a selection of the museum’s ongoing projects. Both the Neon Boneyard and the La Concha Visitors’ Center are located at 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.NeonMuseum.org.