ARIA Fine Art Collection and Seven Magic Mountains

3730 S Las Vegas Blvd

The ARIA Fine Art Collection/CityCenter Fine Art Collection features work by acclaimed painters, sculptors and installation artists, including Maya Lin, Jenny Holzer, Nancy Rubins, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Frank Stella, Henry Moore, James Turrell and Richard Long. The works are on view throughout the ARIA resort grounds- complimentary tours are available for free 7 days a week.


Located approximately 10 miles south of the ARIA resort the large-scale public artwork Seven Magic Mountains by Ugo Rondinone can be viewed. Located near Jean Dry Lake, this is a sponsored work from the ARIA collection.


Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

3600 S Las Vegas Blvd

Featured in the film Ocean’s 11, the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art hosts their private collection as well as touring exhibitions organized in partnership with museums and foundations from around the world.


Many works can also be seen around the resort grounds, including Dale Chihuly, Robert Rauschenberg, Pablo Picasso and Roy Lichtenstein, without museum admission.


Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art (University of Las Vegas, Nevada)

4505 S Maryland Pkwy

Uniquely located inside a historic gymnasium, this Museum offers visitors the opportunity to see work by international arts practitioners alongside thoughtfully curated displays from their own collections, which includes the Las Vegas Art Museum Collection. Their contemporary works are complemented by a large number of cultural artifacts, ranging from examples of skilled weaving by members of the Southwest’s indigenous Paiute to thousand-year-old ceramics from the diverse cultures of ancient Mesoamerica.


The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and P3 Studios

3708 S Las Vegas Blvd

This luxury resort and casino prides itself on being home to ‘an ever-changing lineup of contemporary art’ through their active Art Program. Contemporary works are featured around their grounds, including several ‘art-o-mat’ machines dispensing original artworks. They also hosted the P3STUDIO Artist-in-residency program. You can download an app to self-tour works on display.


Contemporary Arts Centre

900 South Las Vegas Blvd., #150

Not-for-profit art group and centre located in the industrial Downtown Arts District.

Closed? “In hibernation”


Brett Wesley Gallery

1025 S 1st St #150

Former software design publisher Brett Wesley left the world of tech to pursue his other passion: fostering an area for emerging and established creatives to exhibit, in the heart of the Arts District. Here you’ll find work from names like David LaChapelle to that of locals, like the annual UNLV Masters student show.


Goldwell Open Air Museum

1 Golden St, Beatty, NV 89003

A two-hour drive from Las Vegas, this ghost town in the Mojave Desert has been taken over by a group of Belgian Artists. The sculpture park is free and open to the public 24/7.


Double Negative- Land art work by Michael Heizer

Distance from Las Vegas: approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes (by car)




Fremont Street

5-block pedestrian area around Fremont St & S Las Vegas Blvd

Right down the center of Vegas’ historic Glitter Gulch district downtown, Fremont Street was the Vegas experience before the mega-resorts of The Strip were built. Many of the vintage-style casinos are still running, also maintaining their original aesthetic. The surrounding area has also been developed with activities and eateries as part of The Fremont Street Experience, which includes a light and sound show from dusk till dawn.


Downtown Container Park

707 Fremont St

Part of the downtown revitalization project, this is an open-air incubator for emerging business owners to open boutiques, restaurants and other gathering spaces. Many events are run here, including outdoor movie nights.


The Neon Museum

Neon Boneyard

770 N Las Vegas Blvd

The two-acre outdoor museum campus houses more than 200 historic signs. Guided tours can be booked at:


Urban Gallery

450 E Fremont Street (in Neonpolis Mall)

A selection of the Museum’s vintage neon sign collection is installed on the 3rd cul-de-sac just north of Fremont Street.


The Mob Museum

300 Stewart Ave

Built inside a historic US federal courthouse, this museum is officially known as the National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement. This state-of-the-art museum presents a view of organized crime’s impact on the world through insider’s looks at the events and characters of the continuing battle between the Mob and the law.


Pinball Hall of Fame

1610 E. Tropicana Ave

A collection of 200-plus vintage pinball and arcade games open to the public to play- and learn about the history of each machine!


Burlesque Hall of Fame

520 E Fremont St

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is a nonprofit museum with a mission to preserve, celebrate, and inspire the art of burlesque.


Circus Circus and Adventure Dome Theme Park

2880 S Las Vegas Blvd

This mega-resort is home to a 5-acre indoor theme park as well as  midway with hourly circus performances.


Stratosphere Hotel

2000 S Las Vegas Blvd

On the north end of the Strip, this classic casino hotel has a 1,149-foot observation tower that features 5 larger-than-life thrill rides, including a giant mechanical arm that holds you 900ft. high, allowing you a unique view of the strip before it begins to spin!


Las Vegas Natural History Museum

900 N Las Vegas Blvd

The exhibits focus on various subjects including dinosaurs and marine life, as well as a focused King Tutt’s Tomb permanent exhibition.


Liberace Museum Collection

5115 Dean Martin Drive, #905

The Liberace Museum Collection at Thriller Villa (the former Las Vegas home of Michael Jackson) can be experienced with a private guide by a limited number of visitors daily.


The King’s Ransom Museum

128 Fremont St, At Binions Gambling Hall & Hotel

Elvis Presley artifacts and personal belongings. This multi-million dollar museum is one of the largest privately owned collections of actual Elvis treasures outside Graceland.


Bonus: things to check out in Bally’s: Wayne Newton shows and the exhibition Real Bodies (




Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Distance from Las Vegas: 20 minutes (by car)

State Highway 159, Las Vegas, NV 89161


Pioneer Saloon

Distance from Las Vegas: 40 minutes (by car)

310 NV-161, Goodsprings, NV 89019


Hoover Dam

Distance from Las Vegas: 45 minutes (by car)

Nevada 89005, USA


Area 51

Distance from Las Vegas: approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes (by car)

Note: tours are available from Las Vegas, which will allow you to see more than you would if you are self-guided.


Grand Canyon National Park

Distance from Las Vegas: approximately 4 hours (by car)