Press Release


LAS VEGAS (December 2015) – A manhunt is under way for the 1 millionth visitor to The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. No details are yet available about the suspect, who is expected to remain at large until sometime shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 15.

Immediately upon arrival at the Museum, the 1 millionth visitor will be identified and receive a surprise welcome with classic, Las Vegas-style fanfare, including balloons, a confetti launch, showgirls and a Champagne toast. Founding Museum board member and visionary behind the Museum’s creation, Oscar B. Goodman, will make a special presentation to commemorate the milestone. Las Vegas Custom Cakes will provide a  commemorative cake.

Sources within The Mob Museum stated that “the suspect has been so elusive, we don’t even have a physical description. Anyone planning a visit to the Museum should be considered a person of interest.” Until Tuesday, Museum staff remain on high alert, holing up behind rolls of red carpeting and heavily armed with confetti launchers.

More information about the specific time of the 1 millionth visitor’s arrival will be available the morning of Tuesday, December 15.


The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. The Museum presents unbelievable stories about the Mob, its impact on Las Vegas history and unique imprint on the world. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in an eye-opening style via interactive exhibits, high-tech theater presentations and nearly 1,000 authentic artifacts, the largest collection of Mob and law enforcement memorabilia under one roof. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of the “Best Places to Travel in 2015” by Travel + Leisure Magazine, “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel 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 $21.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit Connect on Facebook: and Twitter: @TheMobMuseum.