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Hoover Dam

Nevada 89005, USA

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About Hoover Dam

A concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Its construction was the result of a massive effort involving thousands of workers, and cost over one hundred lives. The dam's generators provide power for public and private utilities in Nevada, Arizona, and California. Hoover Dam is a major tourist attraction; nearly a million people tour the dam each year.



Attractions near Hoover Dam

Pinball Hall of Fame36.56km from Hoover Dam

Museum for pinball machines. It features pinball machines from all eras, including some very rare machines such as Williams' Black Gold, Bally's Pinball Circus, and Recreativos Franco's Impacto.

National Atomic Testing Museum38.41km from Hoover Dam

Documents the history of nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in the desert north of Las Vegas. The museum covers the period from the first test at NTS on January 27, 1951, to the present. Among its exhibits covering American nuclear history is a "Ground Zero Theater" which simulates the experience of observing an atmospheric nuclear test.

The Neon Museum39.95km from Hoover Dam

Features signs from old casinos and other businesses displayed outdoors on 2.62 acres.

Displays numerous different species of sharks, rays, fish, reptiles, and marine invertebrates. It also features a shark tunnel. Its main tank is 1,300,000 US gallons (4,900,000 l), one of the largest in North America. The facility is 95,000 sq ft (8,800 m2) in area.

The Mob Museum40.23km from Hoover Dam

the Mob Museum is dedicated to featuring the artifacts, stories, and history of organized crime in the United States, as well as the actions and initiatives by law enforcement to prevent such crimes.

High Roller40.31km from Hoover Dam

550-foot tall (167.6 m), 520-foot (158.5 m) diameter giant Ferris wheel, one of the tallest in the world.

Where is Hoover Dam

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Clark County15 attractions

The most populous county in Nevada, accounting for nearly three-quarters of the state's residents.