From glittering pianos to outrageous feather and fur costumes, it’s all on display at the Liberace Museum. 1775 E. Tropicana Ave. Hours: Tue.- Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Admission: $15. Profits go to the Liberace Foundation, which supports students in the performing arts.
Phone: 702.798.5595 Online: Liberace.org
The three-acre Neon Boneyard features a collection of full-size, historical neon signs from the Strip. 425 Fremont St. Hours: Tours are given Tue.-Sat., noon-2 p.m. Admission: Minimum donation of $15. Reservations required.
Phone: 702.387.6366 Online: Neonmuseum.org
The Nevada Test Site was the premier nuclear testing facility in the U.S. from 1951 to 1992. Today, the 10,000-sq.-ft. Atomic Testing Museum gives visitors an in-depth look at a piece of history. 755 E. Flamingo Rd. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Admission: $9.
Phone: 702.794.5161 Online: Atomictestingmuseum.org
The Zero G experience simulates being weightless aboard a modified 747. Flights “depart” from the Signature Air Terminal at McCarran International Airport. Admission: $4,950, plus tax.
Phone: 888.664.7284 Online: Gozerog.com
For more Vegas day trips, see Hop, Skip, Jump.