Welcome to History
The City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection opened in 1961 as a unit of the City of Las Vegas. The Museum is housed in the historic Municipal Building, a 1940 Works Progress Administration project. The museum collection includes over 7,000 items relating to the heritage of the Las Vegas area. Many items may be viewed through our on-line collection catalog. The Museum offers educational opportunities through classroom visits and activities. Entertaining and informative programs for all ages are offered throughout the year.
August 23, 2014 at 11am at the City Museum
Former State Historian Robert Torrez will be discussing two fascinating cases that were held right here in Las Vegas, the trial of Paula Angel and Theodore Baker. Using documents from the trials and correspondences, Torrez will shine new light on these colorful trials.
For more information please call the 505-426-3205