Passport Includes Admission to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, The Mob Museum, CSI: The Experience, The Venetian Outdoor Gondola Ride and One-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket on Big Bus Tours at 40 Percent Savings
LAS VEGAS (January 2015) – Fun-loving Las Vegas visitors have a brand-new, value-oriented way to enjoy some of Las Vegas’ most exciting experiences: the Vegas Attraction Passport. Launched this month and available for sale at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas at The Venetian, its total value is $141.35, but costs just $79.99—that’s a savings of over 40 percent. The Vegas Attraction Passport includes admission to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas; The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement; CSI: The Experience, located in The District at MGM Grand; the Outdoor Gondola Ride at The Venetian; and a one-day, unlimited Hop-On, Hop-Off bus ticket for Big Bus Tours.
The new passport is valid for seven days from the date received at the Madame Tussauds box office. In addition to attraction admission, the Vegas Attraction Passport includes special offers, including 20 percent off at the gift shop at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas and FREE savings books from Grand Canal Shoppes and Fashion Show.
ABOUT MADAME TUSSAUDS LAS VEGAS
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas is the world-famous interactive wax attraction on the Las Vegas Strip in front of the Venetian and features eight unique rooms. Relive “The Hangover” with Alan and Phil in “The Hangover Experience,” pose for paparazzi with Lady Gaga, get on the red carpet with Sandra Bullock, and fight crime alongside Spider-Man in the amazing Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience. With more than 100 wax figures, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas allows guests to take pictures, touch and get up close in a themed setting. Madame Tussauds Las Vegas opens 365 days of the year at 10 a.m. For general admission, adults (ages 13 and up) are $29.95; children (ages 4 through 12) are $19.95; children under 3 are free. For more information, go to www.MadameTussaudsLasVegas.com, like on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MadameTussaudsLasVegas or follow on Twitter @TussaudsVegas.
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 885 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 the “Best Places to Travel in 2015” by Travel + Leisure Magazine, 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. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, September through June; in July and August, hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit www.TheMobMuseum.org. Connect on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TheMobMuseum, on Twitter: @TheMobMuseum and subscribe to the Museum’s Mobcast here.
ABOUT CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
CSI: The Experience is a completely immersive attractions that invites visitors to enter the world of Forensic Science and Crime Scene Investigation. Guests will be put to the test as they attempt to solve the crime mysteries. Complete with three crime scenes, 15 lab rooms, three autopsy rooms and a reporting station, the exhibit allows visitors to investigate a “real” crime scene and interact via video with favorite characters from the hit television show, as well as real-life forensic experts. CSI: The Experience is located at MGM Grand and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last admission is at 8 p.m.). For more information, call (702) 891-5749 or visit www.CSIExhibit.com.
ABOUT OUTDOOR GONDOLA RIDE AT THE VENETIAN
No trip to Venice—or The Venetian—would be complete without a graceful and romantic glide down the Grand Canal in an authentic Venetian gondola. Float beneath bridges as your gondolier sweeps you down the Grand Canal for a ride like no other. A relaxing and romantic gondola ride reveals all the charm, excitement and passion that is Venice—and The Venetian. The approximately 10-minute outdoor ride operates on a seasonal and weather permitting basis from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and seats a total of four guests per vessel. For more information, call (702) 414-4300 or go to www.venetian.com/gondola-rides.html.
ABOUT BIG BUS TOURS
Big Bus Tours, an open top sightseeing bus, take guests to all the famous landmarks on the Las Vegas Strip and Historic Downtown Las Vegas. Along the way, riders learn about the Las Vegas story through the history and facts provided by entertaining tour guide’s commentary. The buses enable guests to hop-on and hop-off at many places of interest and afford plenty of time to visit some of Las Vegas’ popular hotel resorts and attractions. The Big Bus Tour is a safe and relaxed way to experience one of the world’s greatest cities and provides the perfect introduction to Las Vegas and a fun day out for all. Big Bus Tours operate daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., running approximately every 30 minutes from each stop on the route. For more information, call (702) 685-6578 or go to www.BigBusTours.com.
ABOUT MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s top and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 104 attractions, 10 hotels/three holiday villages in 22 countries and across four continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 60 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and more than 20,000 employees.
Merlin has 23 attractions and one hotel in North America, including two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – LEGOLAND Florida with its theme park, water park, and LEGOLAND California theme park with water park, SEA LIFE aquarium and themed hotel; Madame Tussauds celebrity wax attractions in New York, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas; Hollywood, Calif. and San Francisco LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Kansas City Mo.; Atlanta, Ga.; Boston; Westchester, New York; Toronto, Canada; a Dungeon in San Francisco; and SEA LIFE aquariums in Phoenix; Kansas City; Dallas/Fort Worth; the Mall of America in Minneapolis and Charlotte – Concord – underlining the company’s position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator. Visit www.MerlinEntertainments.biz for more information.