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The Mob Museum, Mayors Carolyn G. and Oscar B. Goodman Celebrated 2 Millionth Visitor, Fri., Oct. 12

 

Former Mayor Oscar Goodman (L), Mayor Carolyn Goodman, 2 millionth visitor Sylvia Geitner and The Mob Museum President & CEO Jonathan Ullman celebrate the monumental milestone, Oct. 12. (Photo Courtesy of The Mob Museum)

THE MOB MUSEUM, MAYORS CAROLYN G. AND OSCAR B. GOODMAN CELEBRATED 2 MILLIONTH VISITOR, FRIDAY, OCT. 12 

 

To recognize the milestone of its 2 millionth visitor, The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, celebrated the unsuspecting guest’s arrival with classic, Las Vegas-style fanfare. Surprise festivities for Sylvia Geitner from Munich, Germany, included a presentation of the key to the Museum by President and Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Ullman, a proclamation by City of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and a toast led by Museum Founding Board Member and Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman. Geitner also received a jar of commemorative, house-distilled moonshine and a lifetime membership to the Museum. Afterward, cake and Champagne were served in The Underground Speakeasy. 

FAST FACTS:
In addition to welcoming 2 million visitors, The Mob Museum is proud to highlight other noteworthy accomplishments including:

  • Earned accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums.
  • Economic impact on Downtown Las Vegas: $20.5 million annually
  • Audio tours taken: 50,114
  • Students who have participated in Investigating History educational outreach program: 9,162 students
  • Free admission offered to Nevada locals on Annual Free Days and in conjunction with Community Safety Forums: 7,000 guests per year
  • New artifacts acquired since opening: More than 2,000
  • Museum Members: More than 1,500
  • Volunteers: 100 Active with close to 12,000 hours served annually
  • Private events: 636
  • Public programs, including Courtroom Conversations, Author Talks, Book Signings and Wiseguy Speaker Series: 283
  • Low-income-senior participants in community outreach programs: 250
  • Family Nights participants: 150 in 2018
  • Employees: 120
  • Weddings held: 107
  • Awards and accolades received: Approximately 100

WEBSITE:
www.TheMobMuseum.org

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
www.Facebook.com/themobmuseum
www.Twitter.com/themobmuseum
www.Instagram.com/themobmuseum