Las Vegas Culture: The Liberace Museum was founded April 15, 1979, by the late entertainer Liberace. The Museum features "Mr. Showmanship's" dazzling jewelry, rare antiques, unsurpassed wardrobe, unique and historical pianos and his custom car collection.
The Liberace Museum is divided into two areas: Building One houses the Piano and Car Galleries; Building Two showcases the Costume and Jewelry Collections, a re-creation of Liberace's Palm Springs bedroom, and the Awards Gallery. The Grand Gallery showcases changing exhibitions. Through May, 2003 see "Legends Are Born: Liberace and Las Vegas 1940s-1960s."
Example pieces of Liberace's collections can be found in Building Two, including pieces of rare Moser crystal from Czechoslovakia. Liberace owned service for 12, with 14 individual glasses for each setting. It is one of two collections ever hand made, the other is owned by Queen Elizabeth.
Address & Location
Address: 1775 East Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89119