Thinking of how to spend your valentine’s day? Las Vegas’s Mob Museum is offering a very unique way to spend your valentine’s day. On February the 14th, The Mob Museum in partnership with the Chicago History Museum will be hosting a one-day special event. They will be offering guest the opportunity to experience The Chicago 00 Project’s Virtual reality experience dedicated to the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. February 14th also happens to be the 90th anniversary of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.
About the Chicago 00 Project’s Virtual Reality Experience at the Mob Museum
The Chicago 00 Project’s Virtual Reality Experience was released in February 2017, it is an awarding winning exhibition. The Chicago 00 Project’s Virtual Reality Experience will take its viewers to the same spots where the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre events unfolded. The exhibition shows viewers superimposed images from then and now in virtual reality. The exhibition has a narrator who tells the story of the massacre while giving a virtual tour of five sites. It showcases more than 30 historical photos and documents from the Chicago History Museum’s archive. Viewers will be peeved to eye-opening insights into the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. They will see well known and rare photos of this historic event.
The Mob Museum will also have the re-assembled wall where the Massacre occurred. It will include the bullet holes. Other artefacts which will be displayed by the Mob Museum includes a Prohibition-era Tommy Gun, Bugsy’s Siegel sunglasses, and the chair from Nevada’s gas chamber. For Nevada residents’ admission to the Mob Museum is free on Valentine’s Day. Non-resident will receive a buy-one-get-one-free admission ticket.
About the St Valentine’s Day Massacre:
The St Valentine’s Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 Valentine’s Day murder of seven members and associates of Chicago’s North Side Gang. The victims were gathered at a Lincoln Park garage on the morning of Valentine’s Day. They were then asked to line up against a wall and shot by four unknown assailants. Two of the assailants were dressed as uniformed policemen. The Massacre was blamed on Capone’s gang because they were part of the Irish gangster George “Bugs” Moran. George Bug Moran was his longtime enemy. Capone claimed to be at home in Florida during the killings. No one was ever brought to trial for the murders.