The Neon Museum Voted Best Pop Culture Museum By USA Today

LAS VEGAS – The Neon Museum was voted No. 1 in the 2022 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Pop Culture Museum.  The Neon Museum was nominated by a panel of travel experts and won the top spot by readers from a field of highly popular and notable museums from across the United States. It was the only museum in Nevada nominated.

 “We are very honored to have been selected by USA Today and’s travel experts for inclusion in this list of venerable pop culture museums, and we are humbled to have been voted number one by the public,” said Aaron Berger, executive director of The Neon Museum. “We appreciate the support and designation that recognizes how The Neon Museum carefully curates and preserves vintage Las Vegas signs that chronicle our city’s history and iconic pop culture.”

 Twenty pop culture museums were chosen as nominees for the contest by a panel of relevant experts which include a combination of editors from USA TODAY; editors from; relevant expert contributors; and sources for both these media and other Gannett properties. The public then had the opportunity to vote online for one nominee per day, over a four-week period on the website. The list of nominees included iconic pop culture destinations like the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and Rancho Obi-Wan, to name a few. provides original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The core of the site's uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields - and their cities - but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about so the content is constantly updated. averages 5 million visitors per month. It was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013.