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Gangster Museum of America

510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Learned so much!

This place is very interesting. I learned so much about Hot Springs and the history. Really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angie S
via mobile
very informative, nice way to spend 1.5 hrs, not really for kids

Don't really know what people's expectations are for a museum of gangster history but I learned a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Burleson, Texas
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510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is very interesting. I learned so much about Hot Springs and the history. Really fascinating. My husband absolutely loved it. It is a guided tour and takes about an hour so plan accordingly. Call first to see what time the next tour will...More

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't really know what people's expectations are for a museum of gangster history but I learned a lot from this place. You go between various rooms and in each room are many photographs, documents, and other numerous memorabilia. Our guide was obviously quite knowledgeable and...More

Thank viscera912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

TGMOA exceeded expectations in a couple of important respects. First, the subject matter was more interesting than anticipated, with the city’s gangster ties running quite deep. Second, the quality of the tour itself was rather good. A bit pricey, but worth the money in my...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 22 November 2017 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

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

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 10 November 2017 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

1  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

4  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
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Diane C
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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
13 March 2017|
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Response from Aaron W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!!! Very educational as well!
Sarah W
23 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