On Monday, Nov. 15, The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, welcomed its 3 millionth visitor.
The notable occasion occurred on Kefauver Day, one of the Museum’s annual free admission days for Nevada residents commemorating the U.S. Senate investigative hearing into organized crime that took place in the Museum’s courtroom on Nov. 15, 1950.
The 3 millionth guest, Olendruff Timberlake, of Las Vegas, received an extraordinary prize package, including:
- Lifetime admission and key to the Museum
- A rare replica of The Mob Museum, a neoclassical Las Vegas architecture, measuring at 6.75″ L x 6″ W x 3.13″ H
- Two tickets to an upcoming special milestone event in 2022, valued at $500
- Commemorative bottle of the Museum’s house-distilled signature moonshine
- Golden Nugget dinner and hotel package including a two-night stay inside its Rush Tower Jr. Suite and a $100 food and beverage credit
In addition to welcoming 3 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.
- Audio tours taken: 74,000
- Students who have participated in Investigating History educational outreach program: More than 24,000
- 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: 1,978
- Volunteers: 112 active
- Private events: 951
- Public programs, including Courtroom Conversations, Author Talks, Book Signings and Wiseguy Speaker Series: More than 300
- Low-income-senior participants in community outreach programs: More than 500
- Employees: 138
- Weddings held: 210
- Awards and accolades received: Approximately 100