The Neon Museum is providing content via its web-based app, YouTube channel, and social media during the closure in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19.
The museum in Las Vegas is providing various ways to #NeonMuseumFromHome and stay engaged during social distancing.
The Neon Museum’s free web-based app allows users to learn about signs, including the Hard Rock Café guitar, Golden Nugget, Moulin Rouge, Fitzgerald’s, Sassy Sally’s, Yucca Motel, Nevada Motel, Chief Hotel Court, Steiner Cleaners, Doc & Eddy’s, and the Red Barn.
Other signs include Anderson Dairy, Green Shack, Treasure Island, Wedding Information, Aladdin, Jerry’s Nugget, Stardust, Riviera, Frontier, La Concha and Ugly Duckling.
How to #NeonMuseumFromHome
The app can be accessed via computer or smartphone at www.neonmuseum.app, using the password NEON to enter.
It also features photos, text and audio narration, and spotlights 25 of the most popular artefacts and pieces from Lost Vegas: Tim Burton @ The Neon Museum.
On the YouTube channel, there are videos of the Neon Museum’s signs and exhibits, including features on the Tim Burton exhibit and ‘Strings of Neon’ – a documentary about the restoration of the Hard Rock Café guitar.
The Neon Museum blog offers articles on various topics, including ‘Lost Signs of Las Vegas’, ‘How Many Signs Light Up?’, and ‘Days of Luxor Past: The Neon Museum’s Most Enigmatic Sign’.
Learn on the Neon Museum’s blog
The Neon Museum is temporarily closed but you can experience and learn about "Lost Vegas: Tim Burton @ The Neon Museum" from home! #NeonMuseumFromHome #timburton #lostvegastimburton #lostvegasneonmuseum #neonmuseum #lasvegas #lostvegas #museumathome #museumfromhome pic.twitter.com/4zXfPqxl9N
— The Neon Museum (@NeonMuseum) March 25, 2020
Elsewhere, the National Cowboy Museum in Oklahoma City enlisted the help of security guard Tim Send during the attraction’s closure.