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“A whole lotta bang for your buck!”
Review of The Gun Store

The Gun Store
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US$175.49*
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Viator Exclusive: Las Vegas Gun Store and Firing Range Package
Ranked #12 of 271 Fun & Games in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Gun Store opened in 1988 and has been your favorite indoor range and retail store ever since! We have private VIP ranges great for bachelor/bachelorette parties, corporate events or any special occasion! We feature lead free, frangible ammunition for the health and safety of our customers. TGS offers Firearms Safety courses for adults and children, Ladies Shooting and Free CCW classes. Ask us about our Shotgun Weddings, Vow Renewals and Commitment Ceremonies! Located just 3.5 Miles east of the strip we are a quick cab or shuttle ride away! History In 1988, owner Bob Irwin found himself alongside three other employees of what was then The Survival Store East - a steadily running shooting range and retail store. From the start, Bob was aware of the considerable possibilities that came with such a unique business. In 1988, he took over the company and it became known as The Gun Store. The Gun Store has become one of Las Vegas' top places to visit, catering to tourists from all around the world and exhibiting a vast selection of firearms in both the retail store and shooting range. We offer a clean environment, featuring lead-free and frangible ammunition for our customers' health and safety. Our well-trained and friendly staff will ensure your visit to The Gun Store is one of many. Bob Irwin founded the world famous 'The Gun Store' in Las Vegas, NV and he is the originator of the innovative 'Machine Gun Tourism' phenomenon that has grown hugely popular with Las Vegas tourists. Bob is certified by the National Rifle Association as a civilian handgun, shotgun, home defense and firearms safety instructor as well as a Training Counselor. He is also certified by Nevada Peace Officer Standards and Training as a law enforcement firearms instructor and a law enforcement firearms instructor trainer. In addition, Mr. Irwin served as a Bailiff for Clark County Justice Courts for 22 years and the Boulder Constable's Office for 26 years. Mr. Irwin additionally consults as an expert witness in firearms related court trials. He hosts the "Fired Up! With Bob Irwin" television and radio shows every Saturday.
Ottawa, Canada
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“A whole lotta bang for your buck!”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

I've shot rifles in the past, but no handguns. To try some of the most popular ones, and to shoot Dirty Harry was a once in a lifetime opportunity I couldn't pass up!

The staff are curteous and the shooting instructors are savy and make the experience memorable.

The wait for the public ranges can be quite long, we paid the $50 for the semi-private and jumped most of the line (totally worth the money).

A fun time and a whole lotta bang for buck!

Visited April 2012
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“The Gun Store”
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Here's your chance to fire a fully auto machine gun! Great fun!

Visited April 2012
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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“Andie get your gun..has to be done”
Reviewed 21 April 2012

I suggested before we went to Vegas that we visit the Gun Store and was surprised that Andie was up for it having never shot before.
Got there mid morning and there was a queue of about 12 people in front of us. Took about an hour before we went through to let rip. Managed to get in before a batchelor party arrived where the groom to be had to be dressed in pink!!
A fun thing to do and was about the cheapest in town and caters for all ages....go on, give it a go, you'll love it.

Visited March 2012
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Cairns, Australia
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“Our family loved this experience!”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

We were in Vegas in early April and after reading the reviews for The Gun Store in Las Vegas and the Zombie package we knew we had to do it! As stated in the reviews the lines can be very long however we avoided this by paying $50 extra and once we picked our toys of choice we were on the indoor range within minutes with 2 rifle rangemasters.

Both hubby and son went with the Zombie package allowing them to shoot a pistol, a rifle and an uzi. My 15yo son also wanted to shoot a SAW rifle. The boys were on the range for about an hour all up and had a fantastic time. It was definately an expensive attraction but when in Vegas... Where else do you get to shoot such a big range of arsenal.

As part of the Zombie we also got a Gun Store Zombie T-shirt and my son bought a hat to show off to his mates back in Australia. Needless to say that as soon as we got back to the hotel room we was on Facebook...

This reallly is a must do experience while in Vegas.

Visited April 2012
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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“your choice of some fine guns”
Reviewed 10 April 2012

had a blast and the only complaint id have is it is a bit pricey
I believe the guns were between 30-100 each to shoot off. but well worth it!
very helpfull hands on staff and you can catch a bus just down from the mgm on tropicana if you want to save a buck or two.
It was fun and beside the shells hitting you in the face it seemed fairly safe! definitely would do again and choose some bigger guns this time :)

Visited May 2011
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