I love odd, tiny, or otherwise off-beat museums – and I love postcards from odd museums even more. Here’s a recent arrival (the fifth of the new year) from a Las Vegas museum that I’d never heard of before:
“The Mob Museum is an interactive Museum dedicated to the history of organized crime and law enforcement. The Museum offers multiple perspectives and provides a contemporary, engaging, challenging, and educational experience.”
“Very cool interactive museum in a great building downtown.”
I’m curious if any other country in the world has a museum devoted to crime? Certainly, crime is a big part of probably ever country’s history. It just seems like such a quintessential thing to memorialize criminals – according to some of the reviews the museum evens glorifies them. Certainly, Hollywood has done a great job in presenting outlaws and gangsters as heroes. (Bonnie and Clyde is one of my top 20 favourite films of all time – but it really glosses over how many innocent people they killed.)
I’d love to visit this museum and check it out for myself.