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THE MOB MUSEUM ADDS THREE NEW ACCOLADES TO THEIR LIST OF AWARDS
The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, recently added three new accolades to their list of awards. Among these accolades is designation among the five Best History Museums for the USA Today 2021 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlighting the best of the best in contests covering categories such as destinations, food and drink, hotels and things to do.
The Mob Museum was also selected as a 2021 Award of Excellence winner by the American Association for State and Local History’s (AASLH) Leadership in History Awards Committee for the public programming project, The Future of Policing. The program explored the consequences of historic injustices, addressed the nationwide calls to reshape American policing and considered what can be done to serve all members of society more equally.
Lastly, the Museum was also appointed as one of the top places to work in Nevada for the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Top Workplaces 2021. In addition to The Mob Museum, Station Casinos, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, Wynn Las Vegas and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices have also been named.
The top five winners in the category Best History Museum are as follows:
- National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center – Columbus, Georgia
- National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Cincinnati, Ohio
- National Museum of the Marine Corps – Triangle, Virginia
- The Mob Museum – Las Vegas
- USS Constitution Museum – Boston
For more information about The Mob Museum awards and accolades, click here.
For the full list of Best History Museum winners for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, click here.
For the winners of Top Workplaces in Nevada, click here.
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” and No. 1 in the 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “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.