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Whacked Mobsters Star in $42 Million Las Vegas Museum

By Mike Di Paola ,bloomberg

The creators of the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in Las Vegas  want visitors to have the full outlaw experience. So instead of Muzak, the elevator offers a stern-voiced rendition of the Miranda warning.

Getting off at the third floor, I started with a primer on the history of the Mafia in the U.S., going back to certain 19th-century immigrants who pursued the American dream by any means necessary. 

The museum opened on Valentine’s Day, the anniversary of the 1929 massacre in which   Al Capone’s soldiers lined up seven men from Bugsy Moran’s gang against a garage wall and gunned them down. The wall is preserved here and used as a projection backdrop for a short film describing the choreographed hit.   read more Here