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250 neon signs that help explain and show Vegas' past

Neon Museum: A Las Vegas history lesson and Instagram-worthy photos in one spot


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Location: NV-Las Vegas

Story Date: 4/16/2019

Publisher: USATODAY   

Author: Dawn Gilbertson

You could breeze through the outdoor Neon Museum in under 30 minutes, snapping a few photos of vintage Vegas signs for Instagram and Facebook before returning to the gambling action on nearby Fremont Street or the Las Vegas Strip. But you wouldn't learn about Liberace's dry cleaner (Steiner Cleaners), the city's first racially integrated hotel casino (the short-lived Moulin Rouge) or why the Golden Nugget casino featured the year 1905 on its glittery facade instead of 1946, the year it opened (to appear more established to gamblers).

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