Holiday Hours for 2015

We will be closed on the following dates during the 2015 holiday season:

  • Wed, Nov 25 (Open 11a – 4p, closed 4p-7p)
  • Thurs, Nov 26 (Closed all day)
  • Thurs and Fri, Dec 24-25 (Closed all day)
  • Thurs and Fri, Dec 31 and Jan 1 (Closed all day)

We wish all of you a wonderful holiday season!

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Help us raise $50k to move BHoF in 2016!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here:

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is MOVING!

After months of planning and negotiation, we have signed the lease on a new home for the world’s only museum dedicated to preserving, sharing, celebrating, and inspiring the art of burlesque. The new space is nearly 15 TIMES BIGGER than the current space in downtown Las Vegas, and will be located in the heart of Las Vegas’ burgeoning Arts District. Meaning it will be not just much bigger but much more accessible to tourists, travelers, and locals alike!

This is a tremendously thrilling — but also challenging — time in the history of the Burlesque Hall of Fame! And your support will play a vital role in our success.

The build-out and preparation of our new home comes with some very real costs, and w...

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Send Holiday Cards to Burlesque Legends

Jennie Lee HolidayHelp us make the Legends’ lives a little brighter this holiday season by sending cards for your favorite burlesque Legends. Now through December 10, we will be collecting cards to forward. Below is a list of Legends whose mailing addresses we currently have up-to-date (and we’re working on more!); you can send any of them a card by mailing it to:

[Legend’s Name]
c/o Burlesque Hall of Fame
PO Box 580
Las Vegas, NV 89125

If you’d like to send several together, send the whole package to “Legends” at the above address — make sure you put their name and your return address on each envelope!

Alice Chan (Grant Avenue Follies)
April Daye
April March
Arlene Dark Wing
Betty Rowland
Bic Carroll
Big Fannie Annie
Black Violet
Camille 2000
Cindy Kay
Dee Milo
Diana Love
Diane DeLys
Eartha Qua...
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SAVE THE DATE: 2016 BHoF Weekender June 2-5 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas!

2015 Miss Exotic World Trixie LittleAs the weather starts to turn cool, it’s time to start looking forward to warmer days — no, downright HOT! — ahead. Join us June 2-5 for burlesque’s biggest party of the year! We’ll be returning to The Orleans Hotel and Casino once again to celebrate the 59th Annual Striptease Reunion and the 26th Annual Miss Exotic World competition!

This year we will have a very special attraction — tours of the new museum, in progress! Be the first to see the new space and all the exciting things we are doing there. The new space will be open special hours only for Weekender attendees.

Book now! Rooms at our special group rate are already available! Visit and use the reservation ID# A6BHC06, or call 1 (800) 675-3267 and give them our group ID: “Burlesque Hall of Fame...

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RIP Novita, The Pixie of Burlesque (1932-2015)

Novita, The Pixie of Burlesque

We are saddened today to announce the passing of Novita, The Pixie of Burlesque. Novita was one of the founding members of the Exotic Dancers League (EDL) in 1955, a section of the American Guild of Variety Artists (which Novita had been a member of since age 13) dedicated to earning better pay and working conditions for exotic dancers, which in 1965 gave birth to the Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Born Rose Marie Locke in Houston, Texas, Rosie Mitchell, or Novita as she would come to be known (a name given her by her mother), began dancing at age 3. By grade school, she was performing regularly and beginning to distinguish herself as an artist, ultimately winning a scholarship to the Denver Art Institute...

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