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Mob Museum unveiling major renovation on Valentine’s Day

The Mob Museum in Downtown Las Vegas is unveiling a major renovation on Valentine’s Day.

The renovation on the first floor includes a brand-new exhibition spaced named Organized Crime Today, which focuses on the modernization and evolution of organized crime in the present day.

Two new experiential spaces include the Use of Force Training Experience and Crime Lab, which join the Museum’s already robust experiential platform, focusing on methods employed by law enforcement to apprehend and prosecute criminals and their organizations.

Organized Crime Today Exhibition

Thanks to countless pop culture references and notorious 20th-century organized crime figures such as Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel and John Gotti, the concept of organized crime calls to mind images of bygone eras when speakeasies, Mob-run casinos and infamous Mafia families thrived. In fact, organized crime proliferates around the globe today. No longer centered in neighborhoods, cities or regions, contemporary crime networks extend across national borders and their illegal

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The Mob Museum hosts sixth anniversary commemorative events

To celebrate six years of educating the community as well as visitors from around the world, The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces a week of special events and debut of three new, permanent exhibit additions at 300 Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89101.

Anniversary on Feb. 14, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. – free admission for locals and new permanent exhibits Open to the Public.  Nevada residents will receive free admission and non-Nevada residents will receive buy-one, get-one admission all day. In addition, the Museum opens a brand-new exhibition and two new experiential spaces that day:

Organized Crime Today Exhibition: Featuring artifacts, graphics and a large, interactive, 17-foot-wide Global Networks touchscreen wall, this exhibition space brings the story of organized crime into the present day, as well as modernizes the way the Museum tells that story. In addition to covering present-day rackets, Organized

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The Mob Museum hosts sixth anniversary commemorative events …

To celebrate six years of educating the community as well as visitors from around the world, The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces a week of special events and debut of three new, permanent exhibit additions at 300 Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89101.

Anniversary on Feb. 14, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. – free admission for locals and new permanent exhibits Open to the Public.  Nevada residents will receive free admission and non-Nevada residents will receive buy-one, get-one admission all day. In addition, the Museum opens a brand-new exhibition and two new experiential spaces that day:

Organized Crime Today Exhibition: Featuring artifacts, graphics and a large, interactive, 17-foot-wide Global Networks touchscreen wall, this exhibition space brings the story of organized crime into the present day, as well as modernizes the way the Museum tells that story. In addition to covering present-day rackets, Organized

Read more at: https://www.ktnv.com/positivelylv/dining-and-entertainment/the-mob-museum-hosts-sixth-anniversary-commemorative-events

Calico Rock Museum adds Tomlinson Art and Science Center

The Calico Rock Museum and Visitor Center are unique features found on Main Street in the charming small town. The new addition of the Tomlinson Art and Science Center, across the street from the original heritage museum, adds to the unique presence the museum already provides.

Gloria Sanders, Executive Director, said the museum always tries to have something hands-on, interesting and interactive. Being a part of the Discovery Network in Little Rock, allows the museum to have a variety of exhibits.

The Discovery Network, a statewide program of the Museum of Discovery, was initiated in 2006 with funding from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. More than $14,000,000 has been awarded from the Reynolds Foundation and other donors over the years to support the goal of making hands-on, interactive STEM learning more accessible to the states school children and their families. The network provides high-quality professional development and training

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Natural sciences museum plans ‘crime scene investigation’ night where kids, families can help solve case

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences has a fun family science night coming up. And, it’s free!

Family Night: Crime Scene Investigators is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5, at the downtown Raleigh museum. It’s designed for families with kids ages 10 to 18, but all are welcome.

Here’s a description: “Help the N.C. Department of Justice’s crime lab investigate a ‘crime scene’ at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center. This special program introduces participants to crime lab staff members and the specific work they do. Program participants will first view a mock crime scene in the lobby before traveling throughout the building, scavenger hunt style, to talk to representatives of different units of the state crime lab that will help solve the crime. Participants also get a chance to try their hand at real lab work, from finger print to hair and fiber analysis. The units include

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Natural sciences museum plans ‘crime scene investigation’ night where kids, families can help SBI

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences has a fun family science night coming up. And, it’s free!

Family Night: Crime Scene Investigators is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5, at the downtown Raleigh museum. It’s designed for families with kids ages 10 to 18, but all are welcome.

Here’s a description: “Help the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) investigate a ‘crime scene’ at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center. This special program introduces participants to SBI staff members and the specific work they do. Program participants will first view a mock crime scene in the lobby before traveling throughout the building, scavenger hunt style, to talk to representatives of different units of the state crime lab that will help solve the crime. Participants also get a chance to try their hand at real lab work, from finger print to hair and fiber analysis. The units include biology, latents, firearms,

Read more at: http://www.wral.com/natural-sciences-museum-plans-crime-scene-investigation-night-where-kids-families-can-help-sbi/16974399/

Natural sciences museum plans ‘crime scene investigation’ night …

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences has a fun family science night coming up. And, it’s free!

Family Night: Crime Scene Investigators is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5, at the downtown Raleigh museum. It’s designed for families with kids ages 10 to 18, but all are welcome.

Here’s a description: “Help the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) investigate a ‘crime scene’ at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center. This special program introduces participants to SBI staff members and the specific work they do. Program participants will first view a mock crime scene in the lobby before traveling throughout the building, scavenger hunt style, to talk to representatives of different units of the state crime lab that will help solve the crime. Participants also get a chance to try their hand at real lab work, from finger print to hair and fiber analysis. The units include biology, latents, firearms,

Read more at: http://www.wral.com/natural-sciences-museum-plans-crime-scene-investigation-night-where-kids-families-can-help-sbi/16974399/

Whodunit? Buena Vista Museum kicks off summer camp with detective work

Dave Hanley, right, a retired high school biology teacher is running a the crime scene investigation part of this week’s summer camp at Buena Vista Museum. While the older kids learn CSI on the first floor of the museum, the younger kids sharpened their own detective skills downstairs, where Monday they investigated a chaotic scene involving teddy bears.

Read more at: http://www.bakersfield.com/entertainment/whodunit-buena-vista-museum-kicks-off-summer-camp-with-detective/article_e709221a-298a-5a4e-a6dc-df569c8aacbd.html