LAS VEGAS (August 2023) – The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, received the Reader’s Choice honor for “Best Museum” in Las Vegas Weekly’s 2023 Best of Las Vegas awards in addition to being named among the “top 10% of attractions in the world” by TripAdvisor, a leading platform for traveler reviews and recommendations.
The Mob Museum’s success is attributed to its immersive storytelling, captivating exhibits and commitment to historical accuracy. By shedding light on the complex relationships between organized crime and law enforcement, the Museum garners attention and acclaim from visitors.
The “Best Museum” award and “top attraction” distinction mark recurring wins for the Museum, which has seen more than 3.2 million visitors since opening its doors in 2012. These accolades reflect the Museum’s dedication to providing an exceptional visitor experience, as well as its ability to resonate with a diverse array of audiences.
“We are thrilled to receive these awards, which underscore the dedication and passion of our entire organization,” said Ashley Miller, vice president of marketing, communications and sales, The Mob Museum. “Our goal has always been to offer an enriching and engaging exploration of the history of organized crime and the tireless efforts of law enforcement to combat it, all while delivering an unforgettable experience to our guests.”
The Best of Las Vegas awards were announced at Las Vegas Weekly’s Best of Las Vegas 2023 celebration on August 10. The event was hosted by Greenspun Media Group and held at Zouk Nightclub inside Resorts World Las Vegas. The awards, which highlight fan-favorite Las Vegas businesses across five main categories, also appeared in the August 10 issue of the publication.
For full list of winners, visit https://lasvegasweekly.com/best-of-vegas/2023/results/ and to review other awards and accolades bestowed upon The Mob Museum visit the Awards and Accolades webpage.
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. 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,” 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” in 2021, “Top Five Best History Museums in the United States” in 2021 and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits;” named “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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