Las Vegas, Nevada: Hammargren Home of Nevada History

Eccentric's collection, peeking over high walls, of statues, Vegas signs, a NASA Apollo test capsule, an extra engine from Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose, and the motorcycle Robbie Knievel rode to jump the Caesar's Palace fountains.
Address:
4318 Ridgecrest Drive, Las Vegas, NV
Directions:
South of Flamingo Rd and Rosecrest Circle, wedged between Ridgecrest Drive and Sandhill Rd.
Hours:
Traditionally open only two days a year! (Call to verify)
Phone:
702-451-8444
RA Rates:
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Hammargren Home of Nevada History

Costs $20 and is really creepy and strange. Takes you into his house with people living in it, etc. Nice guy, some cool stuff, but not really worth the stop.

[AM, 10/01/2019]

Hammargren Home of Nevada History.

Hammargren Home of Nevada History

The home is only open occasionally to the public. I went last October and it was RAD. The eccentric surgeon is a super rich hoarder of wacky stuff. Very Vegas. Very cool. You could wander the insane, added on to a million times over mansion and check out all of this man's stuff. His second wife had an amazing boudoir and one of the studies is full of prostitute themed stuff. Sick collection of random cars and odd vehicles. A NASA themed pool?

[Joie, 02/20/2015]

It's a shame he doesn't open to the public more often -- the tops of things are maddeningly visible over the high compound wall.

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