Carson City Attractions
The Chinese Workers Museum of America
318 N. Carson Street, Suite 200
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone Number: (775) 882-6455
The Chinese Workers� Museum of America, located in the Capitol city
of the State of Nevada is a non-profit museum to honor the historical
contributions of Chinese Workers in the United States of America. In furtherance
of its mission the Museum:
- Depicts how Chinese immigrants overcame the challenges of the rugged
environment of the western United States;
- Presents artifacts and articles of cultural significance in historical
- Provides for and encourages the continuing study of 19th and 20th century
Chinese-American domestic and international relations; and
- Showcases international educational and cultural events to contribute to
greater American-Chinese understanding.
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Las Vegas Attractions
Adventuredome at Circus Circus
Theme park at Circus Circus
contained within a climate-controlled pink glass dome featuring thrill
rides for all ages plus dinosaurs and other attractions. 2880 Las Vegas
Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89109. Hours: Opens at 10:00 a.m. daily. Season:
Atomic Testing Museum
Testing Museum opened in Las Vegas with intriguing exhibits that
chronicle the history of U.S. nuclear weapons tests. Exhibits include
a simulated atmospheric blast that flashes and rumbles through the �Ground
Zero Theater� and gives the audience the sensation of witnessing an
actual test. The museum is at 755 East Flamingo Road and Swenson Street
east of the Las Vegas Strip in the Frank H. Rogers Science & Technology
Building shared with the Desert Research Institute of the University
of Nevada Las Vegas. It is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.
Caesars Magical Empire
Mystery, dining and reality-defying
magical illusions are yours to explore in awe-inspiring surroundings.
Information: 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89109. Hours: 4:30 p.m.-9:30
p.m, Tue.-Sat. Season: Year-round.
Carroll Shelby Museum
See 35 years of Shelby performance
cars and the company's new manufacturing facility for Shelby Cobras
and the new Series 1. 6755 Speedway Dr., Las Vegas, NV. 89115. Hours:
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Season: Year-round except major holidays.
simulator ride with six different exciting action-packed films. 3500
Las Vegas Blvd. S., Suite J1, Las Vegas 89109. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-11:00
p.m., Sun.-Thu.; 10:00 a.m.-midnight, Fri.-Sat. Season: Year-round.
Cowboy Trail Rides
Red Rock Canyon riding stable
offers professionally guided horseback riding, mustang viewing, campfire
music and cowboy poetry. 1211 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas 89104. Hours:
8:00 a.m.-dark., daily. Season: Year-round.
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery
Year-round changing exhibitions
in all media featuring invited national and regional artists, faculty
and students. 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas 89154-5002. Hours: 9:00
a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Sat. Season: Year-round.
Fremont Street Experience
An exciting pedestrian promenade
located in the neon center of downtown Las Vegas. One-of-a-kind light
and sound show derived from over two million lights and 540,000 watts
of concert-quality sound. 425 Fremont Street, Las Vegas 89101. Hours:
Dusk to 11:00 p.m. nightly. Midnight shows on Fri. and Sat. Season:
Year-round. Admission: None.
GameWorks Las Vegas
Stephen Spielberg's entertainment
destination featuring a full-service bar and grill, rock climbing and
interactive game floor. 3785 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89109. Hours:
10:00 a.m.-midnight daily. Season: Year-round. Admission: Free.
Guinness World of Records Museum
See the amazing facts and
feats of the Guinness Book of Records brought to life via replicas,
videos and hands-on displays. 2780 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89019.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
Jackson Hole Mountain Guides & Climbing
A climbing school and guide
service offering all levels of rock climbing instruction and guided
climbs in Red Rock. 8221 W. Charleston, Ste 106, Las Vegas 89117. Hours:
Anytime, daily. Season: Year-round.
King Tut's Tomb & Museum
A replica of King Tut's
Tomb as found by archeologist Howard Carter in 1922, located on the
Luxor's Attractions Level. 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89119-1000.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Sun.-Thu.; 9:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat.
Season: Year-round. Entry Fee Applies.
Las Vegas Art Museum
A non-profit institution
housed in a new $20-million library facility, the museum exhibits international,
national and regional art. 9600 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas 89117. Hours:
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Tue.-Sat.; 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Sun. Season: Year-round.
Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix
The Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix
offers rides for all ages including four exciting go kart tracks with 80 karts,
from kiddie karts to the adult Gran Prix karts, four amusement rides, the latest
arcade games and a 600 seat pizza restaurant with great food!
Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix, 1401
North Rainbow Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada. Tel. (702) 259-7000
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
Marine life, Nevada's wildlife,
Africa savannah/Africa rain forest room and animated dinosaurs are featured,
plus children's hands-on room. 900 Las Vegas Blvd. N., Las Vegas 89101.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
Lied Discovery Children's Museum
Over 100 hands-on exhibits
in the arts, humanities and sciences plus traveling displays, programs
& entertainment. 833 Las Vegas Blvd. N., Las Vegas. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-5:00
p.m., Tue.-Sun. Season: Year-round.
Fun, colorful retail store
plus the 3-D adventure movie with "Red" and "Yellow". 3785 Las Vegas
Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89193. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-midnight., Sun.-Thu.; 10:00
a.m.-1:00 a.m., Fri.-Sat. Season: Year-round except Christmas.
Madame Tussaud's Celebrity Encounter
Exceptional showcase of
more than 100 exquisite wax figures of famous celebrities; combines
legendary and contemporary stars from the world of film, sports and
entertainment. 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89030. Hours: 10:00
a.m.-10:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
Magic & Movie Hall of Fame
Explore $4.5 million collection
of magic, movie and ventriloquist memorabilia. Experience the history
of magic firsthand and see a live comedy magic show in the "Comedy Magic
Theatre". 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89109. Hours: Season: Year-round.
Marjorie Barrick Museum of Natural History
Exhibits of archeology,
anthropology and natural history of the Southwest and Central America
plus traveling exhibit gallery. 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas 89154-4012.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Sat. Season:
Year-round. Admission: Free.
The new $25
Million Dollar Mirage volcano, designed by the same company which developed the
Fountains of the Bellagio newly opened on December 8, 2008! The new Mirage
volcano erupts every hour with a 4 1/2 minute free show, featuring water
shooting 120 feet above the Volcano with 120 fireballs thrown into the air,
choreographed to a new musical score. The technology being used allows the
Mirage volcano to be more realistic in both more appearance and island setting.
Steam pours from the sides of the volcano, water flows down crevices on the
sides of the mountain, and fire and flames sprout from numerous openings. The
largest volcano fire eruption during the show, shoots 60 feet above the Las
MGM Mirage City Center Las Vegas
Nevada State Museum & Historical Society
The museum depicts Southern
Nevada's plants, animals, fossils and history from the Ice Age to modern
times. 700 Twin Lakes Dr., Las Vegas 89107. Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
daily except major holidays. Season: Year-round.
Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort Historic Park
Built in 1855, the fort
is the oldest European-American building in Nevada and the site of the
first settlement of Las Vegas. 500 E. Washington, Las Vegas 89101. Hours:
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round except major holidays.
Race for Atlantis
Giant-screen IMAX 3-D motion
simulator thrill ride offering a multi-sensory experience of a rider
in a chariot race through legendary Atlantis. 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S.,
Suite N26, Las Vegas. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Sun.-Thu.; 10:00
a.m.-midnight, Fri.-Sat. Season: Year-round.
Rebel Adventure Tours
Rebel Adventure Tours are
action, fun, and fact-filled. Eleven passenger Hummers, jet skis, whitewater
rafting, helicopters, sailplains, ATV's, covered wagons and horses.
713 E. Ogden Street, Ste D, Las Vegas 89101. Season: Year-round.
Red Rock Adventure Scenic Tours
Scheduled group and individual
tours. 8665 W. Flamingo Road Rd. #131-214, Las Vegas 89117. Hours: 10:00
a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily. Season: Year-round.
Secret Garden at The Mirage
Home to six rare animal
breeds, including the white lions of Timbavati and Siegfried & Roy's
royal white tigers. Designed to increase public awareness of all endangered
animals. 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89109. Season: Year-round.
Star Trek: The Experience
Be transported to the Enterprise
bridge, plunge down a turbolift and brave a shuttlecraft mission though
space and time; also enjoy dining, shopping and gaming during your visit
to the 24th century. 3000 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas 89109. Hours: 11:00
a.m.-11:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
The Auto Collections
World's largest and finest
classic collectors car show. Featuring over 300 automobiles for sale.
3535 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas 89109. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.,
daily. Season: Year-round.
The Bellagio Water Show
The Bellagio Water Show
features an outdoor music and light show with a dancing waterfall.l
Each show is unique. 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. So., Las Vegas 89109. Hours:
Weekdays every half hour 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; every 15 minutes thereafter
until midnight. The shows begin at noon on the weekends and holidays.
Season: Year-round. Admission: Free.
Treasures of Mandalay Bay
A King's ransom in rare
coins and currency, treasures of gold and silver, and a $2 million nickel
are included in exhibits. 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas 89119.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-midnight, daily. Season: Year-round.
Ultimate Balloon Adventure
Hot-air balloon rides, weddings,
hotel pick-up. 6050 or 2013 Clover Path, Las Vegas 89128. Hours: 7:00
a.m.-7:00 p.m. daily. Season: Year-round.
Zoological Botanical Park
Exhibits of endangered cats,
the last family of Barbary Apes, chimpanzees, eagles, ostriches, emus,
parrots, wallabies, flamingos, exotic and venomous reptiles. 1775 N.
Rancho Dr., Las Vegas. Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
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Lake Tahoe Attractions
Tahoe Boat Cruises
The Tahoe Boat is completely
restored with state-of-the-art electronics, and 500 HP. The Tahoe is
available for charter. Information: (775) 588-1855 or (888) 867-6394;
Fax: (775) 588-7391 or P.O. Box 1375, Hwy. 50 at Zephyr Cove 89448.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. daily. Season: Apr.-Oct. Admission: $Call.
Woodwind Sailing Cruises
Offers public and private
sailing excursions plus weddings for up to 50 passengers from Zephyr
Cove and Camp Richardson. U.S. Hwy. 50 at Zephyr Cove, P.O. Box 1375,
Zephyr Cove 89448. Hours: 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., daily. Season: Apr.-Oct.
Zephyr Cove Resort
Complete lakeside resort
with sandy beach, boat rentals, jet skiing, parasailing, stables, cabins,
campground, sailing, sport fishing and more. 760 U.S. Hwy. 50, P.O.
Box 830, Zephyr Cove 89448. Hours: 24 hours, daily. Season: Year-round.
Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center
rides with spectacular lake views from 9,000 feet; guides, instruction
and helmets included - special clothing is available. First-timers and
groups welcome. Free shuttle service from Stateline Casinos also available.
830, Zephyr Cove 89448. Hours: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., daily. Season: Nov.-Apr.
(W. M.) Keck Museum
The museum features the
Mackay silver collection, mining artifacts and a large exhibit of rocks,
minerals and fossils. University of Nevada, Reno, Mackay School of Mines,
Reno 89557. Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Sep.-May; 7:30 a.m.-3:30
p.m. Jun.-Aug. Season: Year-round except major holidays and school breaks.
(Wilbur D.) May Arboretum &nd Botanical
Ten acres with 22 diverse
theme gardens including a donor's tree grove, xeriscape garden and songbird
garden. 1502 Washington St., Reno 89503. Hours: Sunrise-sunset, daily.
Season: Year-round. Admission: None; nominal fee for guided tours.
(Wilbur D.) May Great Basin Adventure
A children's park with farm
animals, dinosaurs, Discovery Room, log flume, pony rides and an underground
mine. 1502 Washington St., Reno 89503. Hours: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
Tue.-Sat.; Noon-5:00 p.m. Sun. Season: Memorial Day through Labor Day.
(Wilbur D.) May Museum
Museum houses the lifetime
collections of the late Wilbur May, department store magnate, rancher,
big-game hunter, businessman and philanthropist who traveled around
the world 40 times. Also family-oriented changing exhibits. 1502 Washington
St., Reno 89503. Hours: Seasonal. Season: Year-round.
Nevada's first planetarium
features star shows, SkyDome films, free museum and public observatory.
1664 N. Virginia St., Reno 89557. Hours: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.;
11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Season: Year-round except major holidays.
Three very fast world-class
go-cart tracks. 2500 E. Second St., Reno 89595. Hours: noon-11:00 p.m.,
National Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) has a �Wow!� factor you don�t often
find in a museum. You�ll see more than 200 eye-popping cars, and four authentic
street scenes representing each quarter of the 20th century. The facades bring
displays to life; a department store here, a movie theatre there which accompany
artifacts from each era. Audio tours let you explore the museum at your own
pace. It�s located on the corner of Lake and Mill Streets in downtown Reno. Call
(775) 333-9300 or visit www.automuseum.org. The museum is open Mon. � Sat. from
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sun. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
National Bowling Stadium & Theatre
Arena-type facility designed
for tournaments and special events. Includes shops, a restaurant and
Iwerks Theatre featuring adventure films. 300 N. Center St., Reno 89501.
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
Nevada Historical Society Museum
Founded in 1904, the state's
oldest museum offers permanent exhibits that encompass prehistoric times
to the present. 1650 N. Virginia St., Reno 89503. Hours: Museum: 10:00
a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; Library: Noon-4:00 p.m., Tue.-Sat. Season:
Year-round, except major holidays.
Nevada Museum of Art
Visit Nevada's premier fine
arts museum and enjoy world-class exhibitions ranging from contemporary
to historic perspectives. 160 W. Liberty St., Reno 89501. Hours: 10:00
a.m.-4:00 p.m., Tue., Wed. and Fri.; 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Thur.; noon-4:00
p.m., Sat.-Sun. Season: Year-round.
Sheppard Fine Art Gallery
Twelve exhibitions per year
from regional and national artists displaying diverse mediums in contemporary
visual art. University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Art #224, Reno
89557. Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.; 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tue., Thu. Season: Year-round. Admission: None.
Sierra Safari Zoo
Offers a unique experience
with an opportunity to get close to many animals; includes over 200
animals representing 40 species. 10200 N. Virginia St., Reno 89506.
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., daily. Season: Apr.-Oct.
Combine sky diving, bungee jumping and hang-gliding from a 180-foot
tower for the thrill of your life. 2500 E. Second St., Reno 89595. Hours:
Noon-11:00 p.m., daily. Season: Year-round.
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