Research Inquiries

The Museum’s archives and research library are available to the community and professional scholars alike (limited availability, by appointment only). 

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Scholars in Residence

Sign Survey

In 2002, The Neon Museum and UNLV Special Collections worked together to conduct a survey of neon signs on the Las Vegas Strip. The survey was designed to capture the artistic and historical significance of one of Las Vegas’ best known art forms — neon. 

Click here to view the 2016-2018 Survey

Neon Museum Oral History Project

Many stories about our signs are known only to the people who were there. Eyewitness accounts offer unique context and insight unavailable from any other source. It is critical to record these recollections before they are lost. The Neon Museum Oral History Project preserves and makes available to the public personal narratives that increase our understanding of the Museum’s collection and the history of Las Vegas.

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