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The Gun Store

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Neighbourhood: The Strip
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Address: 2900 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89121-7340
Phone Number:
+1 702-454-1110
09:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Gun Store opened in 1988 and has been your favorite indoor range and...

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!


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.

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I am certainly not into guns but what an exhilarating experience. All the staff were incredibly polite and cautious and very experienced.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheila Q
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am certainly not into guns but what an exhilarating experience. All the staff were incredibly polite and cautious and very experienced.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't ask for a better time. These guys are wonderful. Been here twice and both time have been treated with respect so please don't beleive anything else. We hav e been both looking for the tourist package and now one on one learning of different guns looking to buy and both times have had great service. Will go here again... More 

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Napa, CA, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to avoid the hot sun but you want to shoot, this is the place to go. There are a wide variety of weapons from handguns to .30 cal machine gun. A word about the "Outdoor" upgrade. They actually have an arrangement with The Pro Gun Club in Boulder City. The upside is that they will provide transportation... More 

Thank Harold T
Spring, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my husband there as a birthday present. I used a Groupon for one of their couple's packages and was able to redeem without any trouble. Our instructor Tito was amazing! He was very patient with me (I was intimidated by the bigger weapons we were going to shoot), but his instruction and reassurance put me at ease. He... More 

Thank Toni C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Steve and the team for an exceptionally fun morning. Our group of 7 was well looked after and the sight of my wife shredding her target with an MP5 after never shooting before was a great sight to see! Exceptional service provided by a highly professional team ensured that all members of our inexperienced group felt safe. (Most... More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Travelled there by taxi from the main strip, cost about twenty dollars, but could have called for a pick up, which was offered as part of the package. Booked the Coalition Package, online from the UK, after doing a lot of research on all the gun ranges in Las Vegas, chose this range as it offers best value for money... More 

Thank Jack A
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The guns they have on offer are wide and the staff member who we shot with was great. However compared to other, non Vegas, ranges i have been too, i found it to be very expensive. Also, the indoor target range is very cramped and short making it difficult to truly test skills or comfortably fit more than a handfull... More 

Thank Scott R
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

You buy a package to shoot guns of your choice. We tried handguns, rifles and machine guns. Very clear safe rules and environment and a brilliant range master guiding and instructing made this experience enormous fun

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I actually went to the gun store last February. It was so much fun and was a great experience. Instruction for each and every different gun was spot on. Got to shoot the glock, MP5, M16, and the Uzi. Well worth the money to get more ammunition to shoot for a bit. I will be definitely going back there my... More 

Thank Alfred P
Ankeny, Iowa
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

My bachelor party group went to the Gun Store for an afternoon activity. With a total of 11 people I was unsure how it would work, but they did an amazing job. Starting with the free hotel pickup, the experience was spectacular. We had people of all levels, and three different packages purchased, we were given two lanes and two... More 

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