Now on view: “Coby Yee: The Hardest-Working Woman in Chinatown”

In 1960, Coby Yee – already a star performer at Charlie Low’s Forbidden City – opened the Dragon Lady nightclub on the eastern border of San Francisco’s Chinatown. In addition to being part-owner, Coby was the hostess and public face of the business. Soon, she also opened a studio and

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Lux LaCroix

BHoF Welcomes New Board Member Lux LaCroix

Please join us in welcoming performer and filmmaker Lux LaCroix to our board. Lux is an award-winning burlesque performer, professional dancer, choreographer, performance artist, and documentary filmmaker. Her talent, dedication to the art of burlesque, and commitment to the burlesque community make her a welcome addition to our board as

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BHoF founder Jennie Lee spins tassels while wearing a medical face mask

As the Situation Changes, We Will Continue to Require Masks

We are aware of the recent changes in CDC guidance regarding masks for vaccinated adults, as well as out county’s abandonment of its COVID-19 plan. As a community space open to visitors of all kinds, including those unable or unwilling to be vaccinated at this time, we have decided to

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Free Admission for Active-Duty Military and Their Families this Summer!

The Burlesque Hall of Fame will once again join museums nationwide in offering free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer at part of the Blue Star Museums program. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and end on Labor

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Facade of the Burlesque Hall of Fame

We’re Expanding Our Hours! Now open Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

Effective May 4, we will be expanding our open hours to include Tuesdays. Nevada is carefully re-opening and with the number of vaccinated people climbing rapidly and cases decreasing, we are able to accommodate more visitors each week while maintaining our commitment to a safe and entertaining experience for everyone.

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Discounted Admission for Essential Workers

Until the end of the year, we will be offering essential workers the same discount we offer students, seniors, and active and retired military. If you belong to one of the categories below, just let us know (or select “Essential worker” as your ticketing option at bhof.link/admission) to receive your

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Facade of the Burlesque Hall of Fame

Museum to Re-Open on April 2!

After over a year closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Burlesque Hall of Fame museum is excited to reopen to the public on Friday, April 2. In accordance with state guidelines, the museum has made significant changes to both its physical space and its operating procedures to assure the

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Statement on March 17 Attack in Atlanta

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is shocked and saddened by the murder of eight souls by a white gunman in Atlanta on March 17, 2021. Daoyou Feng, Delaina Ashley Yaun, Hyun Jung Grant, Paul Andre Michels, Sun Cha Kim, Soon Chung Park, Yong Ae Yue, and Xiaojie Tan were killed

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Jennie Lee and other dancersprotest in front of the LA Herald-Examiner, 1959

#MuseumAtHome: National Puzzle Day!

Today is National Puzzle Day! Playing puzzles whether they be crossword, jigsaw, trivia, word searches, brain teasers or Sudoku, puzzles put our minds to work. Studies have found that when we work on a jigsaw puzzle, we use both sides of our brain. Working on puzzles stimulate the brain improving

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