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Gangster Museum of America

510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Tommy Guns w/No Other Fun

We love history and my husband is in law enforcement, so we expected to love it, but it just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy S
via mobile
Great place to learn the real story of Hot Springs

This was our first visit in Hot Springs. The staff was great. I never know Hot Springs played such... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brownsville, Tennessee
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  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love history and my husband is in law enforcement, so we expected to love it, but it just wasn't worth the $15! It was just watching a series of 1980's videos in rooms with no fire escape, not really a museum. Our guide was...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit in Hot Springs. The staff was great. I never know Hot Springs played such a great part of the history of Gangster History. I would have loved to read and look at a lot of the stuff in there but...More

Thank bigboyswrestling
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the tour but felt as though we were being rushed from room to room. The videos explaining everything in the past was awesome. We barely had time before the movies started to look at all the pictures in each room. After the video...More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Hot Springs was not a good experience for us and we were ready to leave town with a bad feeling, when we decided at last minute to try the Gangster Museum. Luck was on our side as we got a parking place right in front....More

Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have been to Hot Springs many times and have never heard of this place, although I must admit we passed it several times. Our tour guide was really knowledgeable and was able to answer the questions that were thrown out by our collective group....More

1  Thank Sherlylynn
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Tell the old guy giving the tours last Monday to stick to the script. You're not cute, you're not funny, and your comments directed at me and my teenage boys are not appreciated. I don't need you to teach my boys to get me a...More

2  Thank Lori B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is the story of how gangsters ruled Hot Springs for decades in the mid 1900s. The staff really did their research, and have tons of articles and information. Mostly you move with a group from room to room and watch a brief video about...More

1  Thank Henry B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you like gangster history you'll enjoy this. Some great Hot Springs history thrown in as well. It is pictures, short videos interviewing some people who were actually there during the gangster history part of Hot Springs which makes it really interesting. Some memorabilia. Plenty...More

1  Thank Frankie19612014
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is a good place to go to find out the history of Hot Springs. It is amazing the history behind Hot Springs and the Gangsters of the past.

Thank CandlewoodSuitesHS
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Enjoyed the museum with lots of history about Hot Springs and it's various residents. We enjoyed looking at all the artifacts they had.

Thank mj_vacation
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Diane C
21 April 2017|
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Response from Vickie S | Reviewed this property |
The older man was very knowledgeable and very friendly. I do not remember his name.
Keri W
14 March 2017|
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Response from Aaron W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!!! Very educational as well!
Sarah W
24 February 2017|
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Response from LoriLogic | Reviewed this property |
We waited for the tour guide and it lasted about an hour and a half..but you can leave early if you need to or you can just go through the place on your own..but you will never get the info from a self guided tour as you do... More