LAS VEGAS (January 2021) – The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, launches a self-guided audio tour taking guests on an auditory journey through and beyond the Museum’s four floors of exhibits. This new resource provides an eye-opening deep dive into some of Mob history’s most fascinating events and personalities. With a running time of up to 85-minutes, the tour offers more than 40 audio stops featuring intriguing tales narrated by long-time Museum volunteers, as well as insider anecdotes from former Mob defense attorney and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.
The audio tour allows guests to select the length of their experience with the ability to start or stop any time, whether they seek just the tour highlights or want to dig deeper. Topics include:
- Untold stories about Al Capone’s prison band.
- Lethal love affairs of the “Kiss of Death” girl.
- Stories from the Prohibition era—from bootleggers and rumrunners to flappers and jazz greats.
- Details from the notorious St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, including an examination of evidence from the crime scene.
- Law enforcement’s most effective methods of taking down the Mob.
- Unsolved murders of Bugsy Siegel and Jimmy Hoffa.
Known for his trademark, tell-it-like-it-is style, the tour includes Oscar Goodman reliving stories of his 35 years defending some of the most notorious alleged Mob figures. Guests will hear Goodman tell the story of his first case in the Mob Museum’s historic courtroom, discuss the murder of his most notorious client, Tony Spilotro, and recount what it was like representing Meyer Lansky. Goodman also recalls his experiences filming the movie “Casino” in 1995 where he appeared as himself.
Guests can add the audio tour to any Museum ticket for $8 per individual or $7 for groups of 10 or more.
For more information about the Museum, please call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE:
To ensure the safety of staff and visitors, all guests are required to wear face coverings. All personnel of The Mob Museum have a comprehensive public health operational plan to follow which can be found here.
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 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. Numerous interactive exhibits include a Crime Lab, Firearm Training Simulator and Organized Crime Today exhibit. The Museum is also home to The Underground, a Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery sponsored by Zappos. 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 National Geographic’s “Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas,” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada” and No. 1 in the 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times and one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by FOX News. The Museum is a two-time winner of the Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for admission rates and operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734, visit themobmuseum.org, or download the Museum’s free mobile app.
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