By Toni Bryce
It may have the nickname “Sin City,” but there is more to Las Vegas than just gambling, eloping, and partying. Although Las Vegas is heavily advertised to individuals over the age of 21, there are activities for minors and families that they can enjoy.
ARCADIA EARTH — take a breathtaking journey through the underwater worlds, fantasy lands, and inspirational art installations.
Through storytelling, this immersive art exhibit is designed to advise and inspire guests to positively impact the environment.
Each of the exhibitions are brought to life through eye-catching technology animated by projection mapping, augmented reality, virtual reality, and interactive experiences.
Arcadia Earth is located inside Showcase Mall at 3785 Las Vegas Blvd St.
The museum is open from Noon to-7 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; from Noon to9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; and 12-8 p.m. on Sundays. They are closed on Tuesdays.
THE MUSEUM OF SELFIES — located in the heart of the Las Vegas strip at the Linq Promenade, The Museum of Selfies is an art museum that uncovers the history of the selfie in a fun and interactive way.
Guests are given the opportunity to take photos in unique rooms that have distinct features such as the upside-down room, optical illusion bathroom, emoji pool room, and so many more.
The Museum of Selfies is open every day from 10 a.m. to midnight Guests of all ages are able to purchase a ticket and children under three years old receive free admission.
THE NEON MUSEUM — enjoy a trip down memory lane at the museum that collects Las Vegas’ most iconic signs.
This non-profit organization is dedicated to collecting, preserving, researching, and exhibiting these signs for educational, historical, and cultural purposes.
Each sign is presented with a unique story that gives a background of how it was created and its significance.
The Neon Museum is located at 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. It is open from 4 p.m. to midnight every day. Discount prices are available for military officials, students, seniors, and Nevada residents.