Mob Museum named top museum by TripAdvisor

The Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas has been named one of the Top 25 Museums in the country by TripAdvisor as part of the 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards.

The Mob Museum was ranked No. 19 on the list that includes well-known museums such as the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, The Museum of Modern Arts, The Getty Center, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and more.

The rankings are based on quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide gathered by TripAdvisor over a 12-month period.

TripAdvisor, which is a travel planning and booking website, has more than 350 million unique visitors each month and more than 385 million reviews and opinions covering more than 6.6 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions.

The top 5 museums in the U.S. are:

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2. Art Institute of Chicago
3. National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
4. The National WWI Museum
5. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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