The world's only burlesque museum! Open Tues-Sat 10-6 & Sun 12-4

What People Are Saying

  • BrawlingBeauty AvatarBrawlingBeauty

    5 star rating Burlesque This is such an amazing place to visit and learn about the history of Burlesque. I totally recommend going there. – 6/23/2019 

    cynthia m. Avatarcynthia m.

    We had an amazing tour guide and learned so much about the history and evolution of burlesque. Well worth a trip! – 7/27/2019 

    Sabrina L. AvatarSabrina L.

    the beautiful MEMORIES of a great art form that can never be compared to what is going on in today’s world. – 2/25/2019 

  • unityhoopdance Avatarunityhoopdance

    5 star rating A gem! This place is made with love, passion and truly a wonderful experience through and through. It’s worth the trip to… read more – 6/18/2019 

    Livia A. AvatarLivia A.

    This was my first time to the museum and I think it’s really beautiful. It’s put together with a lot… read more – 6/12/2018 

    thelysha Avatarthelysha

    5 star rating Amazing time capsule of a growing history A history lover’s paradise! One visit to this place includes both a guided tour and a self guided adventure through… read more – 6/23/2019 

  • fayehavoc Avatarfayehavoc

    5 star rating One of a Kind! The Burlesque Hall of Fame Museum is a must-visit for me whenever I attend its annual fundraising event in June…. read more – 6/25/2019 

    Isabelle R. AvatarIsabelle R.

    Pour le travail de mémoire et de préservation de ce patrimoine culturel ! – 7/06/2018 

    Frances A. AvatarFrances A.

    4 star rating The visit to the Burlesque Hall of Fame was surprisingly entertaining and interesting. There is not a whole lot to… read more – 11/30/2018 

  • Jen K. AvatarJen K.

    5 star rating This museum has only been open for a couple months in its new location, and it's a small but beautiful… read more – 6/03/2018 

    David34578 AvatarDavid34578

    5 star rating Fun & Educational We visited to honor our friend Bonnie Dunn – she has a dress and plaque displayed there!

    Great place – very…
    read more – 6/27/2019 

    Greg E. AvatarGreg E.

    A great history of the artform of Burlesque. Buttercup is as knowledgeable as she is beautiful! Highly recommend a visit here. – 9/13/2019 

  • Dora M. AvatarDora M.

    It is a part of history. I had fun. The Staff is very nice and knowledgeable. The place is… read more – 5/08/2019 

    Tigzrice AvatarTigzrice

    5 star rating An amazing collection of burlesque history I was over for The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, so visiting the museum was an absolute must! I received… read more – 6/23/2019 

    Ashley W. AvatarAshley W.

    5 star rating Awesome museum with a very friendly and knowledgable staff! Plus in an excellent art neighborhood! Must-see! – 2/21/2019 

  • Kay S. AvatarKay S.

    5 star rating In its new forever-home, BHoF can finally display much, MUCH more of its sizable collection. The new space, which opened… read more – 6/07/2018 

    Rejoice S. AvatarRejoice S.

    I love this place. Just love it. I’ve been performing burlesque for almost 13 years now and the museum feels… read more – 7/13/2019 

    Heather W. AvatarHeather W.

    I just want to thank everyone involved in the Movers Shakers and Innovators show! I am so very proud to… read more – 6/02/2018 

  • David34578 AvatarDavid34578

    5 star rating Fun & Educational We visited to honor our friend Bonnie Dunn – she has a dress and plaque displayed there!

    Great place – very…
    read more – 6/27/2019 

    Lisa C. AvatarLisa C.

    5 star rating For anyone interested in the history of these amazing women, this is a great place to stop in Vegas. Off… read more – 8/30/2018 

    Rick H. AvatarRick H.

    5 star rating Amazing. Tons of history in here and lots of old original photos of the amazing ladies of the past that got… read more – 8/05/2019 

  • greatbonsai Avatargreatbonsai

    5 star rating A Diamond In The Arts District I was thoroughly impressed by The Burlesque Hall of Fame. I wasn’t sure what to expect, as some of the… read more – 9/07/2019 

    Joshua F. AvatarJoshua F.

    I was thoroughly impressed by The Burlesque Hall of Fame. I wasn’t sure what to expect, as some of the… read more – 9/07/2019 

    Bzubee AvatarBzubee

    5 star rating Gotta have a gimmick! My adult daughter and I were looking for something fun and interesting to and decided to take the tour. Buttercup… read more – 8/14/2019 

  • fayehavoc Avatarfayehavoc

    5 star rating One of a Kind! The Burlesque Hall of Fame Museum is a must-visit for me whenever I attend its annual fundraising event in June…. read more – 6/25/2019 

    S A. AvatarS A.

    5 star rating If you want to learn about burlesque history, this is the place for you. I've travelled a lot and been… read more – 8/15/2019 

    BrawlingBeauty AvatarBrawlingBeauty

    5 star rating Burlesque This is such an amazing place to visit and learn about the history of Burlesque. I totally recommend going there. – 6/23/2019 

  • Kristen K. AvatarKristen K.

    5 star rating Amazing visit with incredible tour guide. This is so worth the trip. It is a small venue, but exquisitely crafted… read more – 12/02/2018 

    Carolmichelle S. AvatarCarolmichelle S.

    4 star rating We had the opportunity to visit the burlesque museum last week. It was fun, informative, and interactive. The ladies were… read more – 9/28/2018 

    Lucy W. AvatarLucy W.

    Great fun & interesting. – 8/16/2018 

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is the world’s only museum dedicated to the history and art of burlesque. With a collection of several thousand costumes, stage props, photographs, and personal effects, the museum is a growing testament to the power and social impact of the art of the tease.

What’s New at BHoF

2019 Weekender Recap by Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship Winner Precious Ephemera

Our 2019 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient, Precious Ephemera, shares how her experiences studying with the legends of burlesque at the BHoF Weekender solidified her commitment to ...
RIP Kitty West (1930-2019)

RIP Kitty West (1930-2019)

Burlesque legend Kitty West, also known as Evangeline the Oyster Girl, passed away Sunday (8/18/19) at the age of 89. Born Abbie Jewel Slawson in Mississipi, Kitty ran away to New Orleans at age 16, ...
NAC Operating Support Grant Received!

NAC Operating Support Grant Received!

BHoF has been awarded a $21,000 Operating Support Grant by the Nevada Arts Council. Paid out over two years, this competitive grant is intended to help build Nevada’s arts infrastructure by ...
Thank you Dr. Lawson!

Thank you Dr. Lawson!

Thank you to Dr. Jeffrey Lawson for his donation of $10,000 received by us this month. Dr. Lawson’s donation will allow us to launch a marketing and networking campaign intended to spread the word ...
Pre-Order NOW! BHoF Holiday Ornaments Featuring Jennie Lee

Pre-Order NOW! BHoF Holiday Ornaments Featuring Jennie Lee

Decorate for the holidays with style this year. For the first time, BHoF is offering a gorgeous crystal holiday ornament featuring “Miss 44 and plenty more!” Measuring 2 5/8″ x 3 5 ...
Volunteers Needed: Remote Data-Entry

Volunteers Needed: Remote Data-Entry

BHoF is looking for people anywhere in the world who can help us type up our handwritten inventories so we can import them into our database. To volunteer, sign up at bhof.link/data and we’ll send ...

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Getting Here

From the Strip: Drive north on Las Vegas Blvd to Main Street. By bus, take the Deuce or SDX north to the Arts District/Casino Center stop, then walk 3 blocks west to Main, turn left to BHoF.

From Fremont: Drive south on Main to Commerce, left on Charleston, left on Main; or south on Las Vegas Blvd, right on Charleston, right on Main. By bus, take the Deuce or SDX south to the Arts District/Casino Center stop, then walk 3 blocks west to Main, turn left to BHoF; or take the free Downtown Loop bus to the Arts District stop, walk 1 block west on Boulder, turn right and walk 1/2 block on 1st to 1st and Main on your left, pass through courtyard to space #110 on Main Street side.

Free Parking! Free two-hour parking on Main Street or park in the Art Square parking lot 1 block east.

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