REAL BODIES at Bally’s FAQ
REAL BODIES at Bally’s is a comprehensive educational experience with multi-layered narratives and unique individual specimens presented in dramatic, compelling environments.The full body specimens are presented in more dynamic poses with superior dissection and detail than similar exhibitions. The Exhibition also consists of immersive environments of art, science and culture such as the Anatomist’s Study, which is similar to a walk through cabinet of curiosities that includes unique and sometimes strange examples of the early days of anatomical study. Throughout the Exhibition, there are also artistic installations created by local Las Vegas artists that enhance the rooms and further illustrate the experience of being alive. REAL BODIES at Bally’s explores much more than just the human anatomical systems and the way we work. It is not only an in-depth look at the “how” of human anatomy, but also an exploration of “why,” posing deeper questions in each gallery such as “Why are we here?” “Where are we going?” and “What becomes of us?” It is the largest display of human anatomy on the Las Vegas Strip and at a general admission retail price of only $24.95 (+fees); REAL BODIES at Bally’s is simply a better experience at a better value.
REAL BODIES at Bally’s uses real human specimens that have been respectfully preserved to explore the complex inner workings of the human form in a refreshing and thought-provoking style. System by system, the exhibition provides an approachable and fascinating insight into what's happening inside every one of us. REAL BODIES at Bally’s also explores how elements such as breathing, hunger, the rhythm of the heart, and other essential body functions have deep cultural and emotional significance that reach as far back as the dawn of humanity.
The process used by REAL BODIES at Bally’s is commonly used in this type of preservation. The method is called Polymer Preservation and uses liquid silicone rubber to prevent the natural body process of decaying – ultimately permanently preserving the body. The experts that preserve the displays at REAL BODIES at Bally’s are the best in the business, allowing for nearly perfect preservation. The process can take up to a year, depending on the size of the organ or size of the overall body.
While everyone’s experience in the exhibition may be different, on average the highly immersive REAL BODIES at Bally’s takes between 45 and 60 minutes to explore. However, all guests are welcome to stay and be fascinated by the 11 thought-provoking galleries as long as they like.
What do we hope audiences of REAL BODIES at Bally’s will take away from their experience at this new exhibition?
We want visitors to have fun while learning more about themselves through the study of the human form presented in this approachable and thoughtful way. We hope they come away with an uplifting sense of how resilient, creative, and hopeful humanity has been through time – and continues to be today. REAL BODIES at Bally’s offers a message of unity in a time the world can use it most.
REAL BODIES at Bally’s is open daily to all ages, beginning at 10 a.m. General admission ticket prices are $24.95 plus fees and can be purchased at the Bally’s box office, by phone at 702.777.2782 or online here. Tickets for children ages 3 - 12 are available for $15 plus fees. Discounts are offered to military personnel, seniors (age 60+), students and locals with proper identification at the box office. Discounts are also available for groups of 10+ by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.