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Las Vegas has long been famous for its countless wedding chapels offering love struck couples the chance to tie the knot in a hurry. With Elvis impersonating chaplains ten a penny and conveyor belt ceremonies typical of the options, a new offering may certainly grab the attention of wannabe Mr and Mrs'. The Neon Museum, opened in 1996, has been known as the 'boneyard'

of Las Vegas for, as its name suggests, it brings together old signage from days gone by in the casino capital of the world. The museum has this month thrown its hat into the ring of wedding destinations on offer in the area.

Located on the city's Boulevard North, the Neon Museum showcases the spangled, sparkly and sometimes downright gaudy signage of Las Vegas' past, capturing moments in time for this ever changing and developing place. Among the exhibits lay relics from Las Vegas' very own Moulin Rouge as well as The Stardust Resort which lasted a relatively short fifty years before being ripped down in the name of progress.

For the modest sum of around £400, couples can enjoy the Neon Museum's wedding package incorporating a standard thirty minute ceremony, no Elvis to be seen, with a backdrop of a vintage neon sign. They will then have a thirty minute photo shoot amongst the exhibits and refresh themselves with a bottle of champagne and cupcakes. Another package on offer includes a ceremony inside the lovingly preserved sixties building, La Concha Motel, which doubles as the Museum's visitor centre.

The museum will certainly add a new offering to prospective brides and grooms wanting to take their vows in Sin City. Las Vegas plays host to well over 100,000 weddings a year but with hundreds of wedding chapels available competition among venues is high. Among the more famous faces who have wed there is ex-Baywatch babe, Pamela Anderson, who wed Rick Salomon in 2007, their marriage lasted just two months before being annulled. Young pop star Britney Spears famously married her childhood sweetheart, Jason Allen Alexander, at the tender age of 22 in 2004. This wedding lasted mere hours before ending. At three years, Angelina Jolie's infamous 2000 wedding to Billy Bob Thornton is one of the more significant pairings. It's not all bad news though for couples taking the plunge in Las Vegas. Legendary movie star Paul Newman and his wife married there in 1958 and were still together more than fifty years later when the star passed away.

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