The Springs Preserve is the premier place in Las Vegas to explore the valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking, trails, and live animal shows.
Desert Living Center
Comprised of seven buildings featuring dozens of interactive exhibits, classrooms, meeting space and much more, the Desert Living Center (DLC) is the green jewel in the crown of the Springs Preserve.
The Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve captures the essence of the land, the early inhabitants and the many possibilities for Las Vegas’ future. As the interpretive focal point for history at the Springs Preserve, the Origen Museum is comprised of three galleries featuring more than 75 permanent exhibits, an indoor theater and traveling exhibit space.
Enjoy a colorful variety of native and non-native plant species and gain inspiration for your own garden at the botanical Gardens at the Springs Preserve, recipient of the 2012 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence.
Come see where Las Vegas began. As you walk or bike the Springs Preserve's 3.65 total miles of trails and meander through 110 acres of native habitats and archaeological sites, you will follow in the footsteps of adventurous explorers and ancient peoples.
Nevada State Museum
The Nevada State Museum is a unique part of the overall Springs Preserve experience. Through expansive historic collections, the museum works to advance the understanding of the history, pre-history and natural history of Nevada, emphasizing Southern Nevada and its relationship with surrounding areas.