What People Are Saying
- Erin W.
We learned so much about the history of burlesque, and came away with an increased appreciation for the strength and… read more – 3/15/2020Matt C.
Small & mighty, this place is the go to destination for fans of burlesque. The wonderful staff guided us through… read more – 11/26/2019
- Michelle E.
Perfect for the burlesque enthusiast. Located off the beaten path in the upcoming Arts District this quaint museum deserves your… read more – 2/24/2020Dora 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
- Dwayne A.
How Cool We walked passed, and couldn’t resist so we went in to check this place out. Wow we were shocked… read more – 10/21/2019
A really fascinating and touching look into Burlesque history. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter. The collection itself is thoughtfully curated and celebrates… read more – 9/22/2019Nika S.
Visited today and it was an amazing experience! Our tour guide was funny, full of knowledge and I learned so… read more – 10/15/2019
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 – 8/28/2019Faye H.
This beautiful little museum located in the arts district is worth a visit every time I’m in Las Vegas; a… read more – 7/02/2019
- Willy P.
The Burlesque Hall of Fame was my favorite part of my recent trip to Vegas. We received an excellent tour… read more – 3/17/2019Erin S.
This place is amazing! From a performer point of view it is very informative and the tour guide is very… read more – 8/16/2019
- Candice B.
This is the cutest place if your into everything burlesque. I got a full detailed tour and learned so much… read more – 1/25/2020
- Judy D.
Fun, small but full of history! This museum is in the Arts district. It is small but full of great information.Lots of history! Buttercup was our… read more – 2/10/2020TheOtherAngeOnLeave
Ecdysiastical Experience!!!! This is a great museum! The main exhibit had both the story and information to give you a quick timeline… read more – 11/18/2019
- Steve W.
A day out burlesque Hall of Fame well lots to see and look at famous people
we had a great time and Lenard… read more – 11/04/2019S 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
- Shirin P.
The girls doing the tours are knowledgeable about the subject as if they got a bachelor's degree in burlesque history…. read more – 1/04/2020Bill Z.
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
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
Statement of Support for Black Lives Matters protesters and activists; upcoming live auction postponed
[UPDATE: POSTPONED] Bid on amazing burlesque merch, memorabilia, and unforgettable experiences in our live online auction, June 5
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.