Neon Museum gets Illuminated
If taking a time-traveling trip to vintage Vegas is what you’re after, then look no further
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This past Tuesday was witness to the return of the classic Neon Boneyard, a collection of vintage signs and memorabilia from the earlier eras of Sin City, as the newly formed Neon Museum. The invite-only illumination included dozens of signs, some restored to their classic-styled lighting of neon tubes, and others still awaiting rescue, so shined upon by custom lights.
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The Neon Boneyard was made a popular attraction for being just as the name suggests — a place for the classic signs that have adorned many-a-casino which no longer exist.
The Neon Museum, located at 770 N. Las Vegas Boulevard, now encompasses the Boneyard as well as the La Concha Motel lobby, now transformed into a visitor’s center.
On Friday, interested parties can take part in the Grand Opening Party, a special event that will be styled as a “Vintage Vegas” party and include cocktails and food from 7-11 p.m.
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For those interested in the experience, guided tours begin this Saturday, Oct. 27, and will run about an hour, every half hour starting at 10 a.m., with the last tour at approximately 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at $18 for adults and $12 for students, seniors, veterans and Nevada residents. Admission is free for children six and under. For a guaranteed spot, check out the website and buy reserved tickets at www.neonmuseum.org.