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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 People Are Saying

  • Kitty L. AvatarKitty L.

    5 star rating I happened to go on Super Bowl Sunday so I had the place to myself! Even got my own personal… read more – 7/03/2020 

    Kathryn C. AvatarKathryn C.

    4 star rating A history lesson Public restroom Plenty of parking There was an entrance fee which included a guided tourThere's a gift… read more – 5/24/2020 

    Erin W. AvatarErin W.

    5 star rating We learned so much about the history of burlesque, and came away with an increased appreciation for the strength and… read more – 3/15/2020 

  • Michelle E. AvatarMichelle E.

    Perfect for the burlesque enthusiast. Located off the beaten path in the upcoming Arts District this quaint museum deserves your… read more – 2/24/2020 

    Shelley E. AvatarShelley E.

    Perfect for the burlesque enthusiast. Located off the beaten path in the upcoming Arts District this quaint museum deserves your… read more – 2/24/2020 

    Judy D. AvatarJudy D.

    5 star rating 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 – 2/10/2020 

  • DavidLMiller AvatarDavidLMiller

    4 star rating Quirky and fun This is a small, but worthwhile, venue to explore for a few minutes. It is fun to view the… read more – 1/30/2020 

    Candice B. AvatarCandice B.

    5 star rating 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 

    Elvis T. AvatarElvis T.

    Such a great and knowledgeable staff. It’s been a bucket list spot and I was not disappointed. Great history, fantastic… read more – 1/24/2020 

  • Kyle W. AvatarKyle W.

    Delightful! Come see it because you know you’re curious. Yet I promise you’ll be blown away because the tour guide,… read more – 1/21/2020 

    Britt A. AvatarBritt A.

    Excellent collection of artifacts and memorabilia from the history of burlesque. The tour guide was informative, funny, and very friendly…. read more – 1/18/2020 

    Shirin P. AvatarShirin P.

    5 star rating The girls doing the tours are knowledgeable about the subject as if they got a bachelor's degree in burlesque history…. read more – 1/04/2020 

  • Darragh M. AvatarDarragh M.

    Really enjoyed my visit there!
    Check it out! Fun exhibit! – 12/28/2019 

    markchesnut Avatarmarkchesnut

    5 star rating Fascinating Place, Excellent Tours I was amazed by how interesting this small museum is. A guided tour is included with the admission price, and… read more – 12/19/2019 

    krys8804 Avatarkrys8804

    5 star rating Loved it! Excellent museum! The tour guide was fantastic; friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of burlesque! We enjoyed our visit… read more – 12/15/2019 

  • rinamk Avatarrinamk

    5 star rating Knowledgeable Staff Definitely a must do in Las Vegas. The staff is extremely knowledgeable in conveying this history to us, the audience…. read more – 12/04/2019 

    W. W. AvatarW. W.

    The museum is small, but worth the visit and showing appreciation of this artform. It was very informative and… read more – 12/01/2019 

    Alicia A. AvatarAlicia A.

    Really enjoyed learning about the history of Burlesque, lots I didnt know and very happy with the presentation from their guide! – 11/30/2019 

  • Matt C. AvatarMatt 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 

    TheOtherAngeOnLeave AvatarTheOtherAngeOnLeave

    5 star rating 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 

    Denel G. AvatarDenel 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 

  • Steve W. AvatarSteve W.

    5 star rating 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 – 11/04/2019 

    Amanda D. AvatarAmanda D.

    Went on a tour recently – Emmy and Darby were amazing. They were incredibly knowledgable and engaging. I learned so… read more – 10/31/2019 

    Amy K. AvatarAmy K.

    There was a lot of interesting history, amd the pictures were fun to see how burlesque has evolved through time…. read more – 10/26/2019 

  • Natasha C. AvatarNatasha C.

    Amazing place! You must stop by when you are in Las Vegas! We had a blast and would recommend highly! – 10/24/2019 

    Kris S. AvatarKris S.

    4 star rating FINE WORK Burlesque is a great world theatrical art form, still going strong in cities such as Melbourne, Montreal, Paris, NYC–and of… read more – 10/24/2019 

    Ben C. AvatarBen C.

    5 star rating Fun and factual too! Spent a couple of days in Las Vegas poking around the Arts District and looking for non-casino related activities. We… read more – 10/23/2019 

  • Ben C. AvatarBen C.

    5 star rating Spent a couple of days in Las Vegas poking around the Arts District and looking for non-casino related activities. We… read more – 10/23/2019 

    Dwayne A. AvatarDwayne A.

    5 star rating 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 

    Ralph S. AvatarRalph S.

    Nice hole in the wall museum with a dress up area. Fun and knowledgeable staff. – 10/20/2019 

What’s New at BHoF

Featured Artifact: Gypsy Rose Lee’s Pincushion

Featured Artifact: Gypsy Rose Lee’s Pincushion

Gypsy Rose Lee was practically born into show business, touring the vaudeville circuits with her sister, Jane Havoc, from before she was old enough to go to school. Their successes were fleeting and ...
Thank you for your donations!

Thank you for your donations!

A huge sparkly “THANK YOU” to everyone who donated and helped spread the word for our latest fundraiser. Your contributions raised $9500 for the museum, money that will help us develop new programs, ...
RIP Alexandra the Great “48” (1939-2019)

RIP Alexandra the Great “48” (1939-2019)

Gerri Weise AKA Alexandra The Great 48 was always destined to make a splash. As a teenager she had won Sophie Loren look-alike competition and her resemblance to her idol was indeed uncanny. She got ...
Who’s Who in BurlyQ: Toni Elling

Who’s Who in BurlyQ: Toni Elling

The elegant and classy Toni Elling is a burlesque icon who broke down many barriers as an African-American woman performing in the 1960s and 1970s. Born in 1929 and raised in Detroit, Michigan, ...
BHoF Acquires Something Weird’s Massive Burlesque Film Collection

BHoF Acquires Something Weird’s Massive Burlesque Film Collection

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has acquired more than 150 rare burlesque films and shorts, most created between 1946-1958, from the collection of the famous (and infamous) exploitation film distributor ...
Join us for *Valen-TEASE*, Feb 15, 2019!

Join us for *Valen-TEASE*, Feb 15, 2019!

We’re having a show! Join us at Ron DeCar’s Event Center (1201 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104) on February 15 for the sexiest Valentine’s Day show in! ...

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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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