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Cultural History Collections at Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas 

Curator of History and Collections



Costume & Textile Collection

Costume & Textile Collection News

Gaming Collection

In the cultural history collection of the Nevada State Musuem, Las Vegas you will find materials relating to the story of Nevada, southern Nevada, and Las Vegas. In our care are artifacts from early pioneers, WWII soldiers, and families from the home front. Included in the unique cultural history collection are 20th century artifacts from the “golden-age” of Las Vegas such as stage costumes, and gaming artifacts.


Flamingo Hotel and Casino April 1954 (Cliff and Gene Segerblom Collection; Cliff Segerblom, photographer)