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Mormon Fort

500 E. Washington Ave.
Las Vegas, NV, 89101, United States
TEL: (702) 486-3511

The first non-native permanent settlement in the Valley, the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort was established by Mormon missionaries in 1855. Located downtown off Washington Avenue, the remains of the 150-square-foot adobe fort are now part of a state historic site, which also features a full reconstruction of the building, interpretive displays, and a visitor center with a short film and exhibits on the history of the fort. Special events include occasional Soldiers of the Fort demos, Settlement Day in June, and Pioneer Christmas in December. Admission is $1 for adults and free for children 12 and under.

Insider Tip:

The fort is situated within a five-minute walk of the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, and Neon Museum.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Children's Workshops
  • Indoor
  • Monday - Closed
  • Outdoor
  • Picnic Area Available
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Self-Guided Tours

Cash Only: 1


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