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Geeky things to do in Las Vegas?

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by LV_Member, Nov 10, 2015.

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  1. LV_Member

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    I am a new member to this board so I am no so sure if this is the right place to post this here.




    I am a 22 year old male who lives in Las Vegas and I have some geeky interest and I would like to know if there is a way that I can do them for free or cheap. I love video games, computers, history, science, technology, futurology, space, movies, and other geeky things. I would usually have about 20$ to 50$ that I carry around me and I would like to know what are some good suggestions.
     
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    pinball museum for sure.

    Its a bunch of old timey machines that still work and you can play.
     
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    Atomic energy museum..........lots of math in there :peace:
     
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    Titanic Exhibit and Bodies Exhibit both at Luxor.
     
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    Unfortunately, you missed out on Star Trek: The Experience which was the geekiest place in Vegas. That closed a few years back.
     
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    I've been there when I was a kid. I miss it though.
     
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    I second the Titanic exhibit. The Bellagio Fine Arts Gallery currently has a Picasso exhibit. That was pretty cool as well.
     
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    Where is the Bellagio Fine Arts Gallery? I want to check out the Picasso exhibit when I go in December.
     
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    It's not particularly "cultural" like a lot of the other suggestions, but you might enjoy Rx Boiler Room, at Mandalay Bay. It's a restaurant and bar with a cool steampunk theme, and drinks like a "smoked whiskey and cola" (made with homemade cola) where they use this contraption to pump smoke into a crystal skull with the drink inside before serving it to you.
     
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    Spend a wad of cash at a strip joint thinking you are gonna get some. :thumbsup:

    +1 on the nuke museum. Springs Preserve, too.
     
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    Yup, kind of tucked away in Bellagio. Definitely take advantage of the audio tour. If you play MyVegas, you can get free entry as well.
     
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    If you go to a show - make it KA. The mechanized stage is an incredible engineering feat. Watching it work is one of the reasons it's my favorite Cirque show.

    Bill
     
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    Good call. There's also a free backstage tour every Tuesday at 11 and again at 11:30. I haven't done it myself, but I'd imagine it would be fairly cool to see and hear more about the stage.
     
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    Platinum with MLife so it should be free.
     
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    Should be, but they've been acting weird about the Platinum perks lately. I know that in mid-October they wouldn't let me in to Shark Reef, and other people have reported similar issues at other places; they're now supposed to give Platinum members a "welcome letter" at check-in that gets you an entry into an attraction. I haven't been back since the change so am not totally sure how it works now.
     
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    Check out the Vegas4Locals website for auctions - you can get Atomic Testing Museum tickets there.

    - Linda in TX
     
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