What People Are Saying
A magical visit. I have been to the former museum so to see how far this organization has come with the new space… read more – 6/27/2019Kate Z.
Came here on free museum day.
Love the free tour. Very informative. Good place to spend an hour and learn… read more – 9/23/2019
- Erin S.
This place is amazing! From a performer point of view it is very informative and the tour guide is very… read more – 8/16/2019Honeytree E.
Fun and moving experience at the museum! It’s incredible to see these awesome historic artifacts in person and the museum… read more – 6/10/2018
- Carolmichelle S.
We had the opportunity to visit the burlesque museum last week. It was fun, informative, and interactive. The ladies were… read more – 9/28/2018Kristen K.
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
- Travis N.
Friendly, helpful and informative staff. The exhibits were good and after the initial “tour”, you’re allowed to go around at… read more – 8/03/2018Frances A.
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
- Melissa F.
Before I talk about my experience at this place, I want to point out this a "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" kind of place…. read more – 9/19/2019Jen K.
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
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 – 6/18/2019Demona941
You Need To See This! Before I talk about my experience at this place, I want to point out this a "blink-and-you’ll-miss-it" kind of place…. read more – 9/19/2019
- Denel G.
It was an amazing tour from Emmy. Lots of history, she was very knowledgeable and animated. She really makes you… read more – 11/09/2019
Interesting history lesson. Ha! This was not my first choice in museum selection but it ended up being a fun stop. Buttercup, our tour… read more – 8/28/2019S A.
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
My Stay The place was clean , and the people were friend . The people were happy, and I was happy…. read more – 9/24/2019John P.
Was not disappointed at all! Such a fun, interactive and informative museum filled with people working there that are friendly,… read more – 11/11/2018
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
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
Canadian photojournalist F. Roy Kemp spent the 1950s documenting the New York burlesque scene, producing thousands of images that give us a glimpse into the…
In 1927, struggling vaudevillean Rose Louise Hovick stepped onto a burlesque stage for the first time, transforming herself into the urbane, sophisticated stripper Gypsy Rose…
Most burlesque dancers throughout history would not have considered themselves “feminists”. In fact, many clashed with the feminists of the day who were attacking their…
With roots in the tragicomedies of ancient Greece, American burlesque first emerged in 1860s. Driven by the industrial working class’ hunger for entertainment, an individualistic…
From Our Collection
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.