What People Are Saying
- Marina M.
One of my favorite museums!
Being a burlesque performer myself, I have a great fascination and appreciation for those that paved… read more – 5/08/2019
- Krista M.
This is a gorgeous and well-loved slice of history, and the museum does a fantastic job preserving and growing it!… read more – 8/07/2019
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
Fun & Educational We visited to honor our friend Bonnie Dunn – she has a dress and plaque displayed there!
Great place – very… read more – 6/27/2019Tigzrice
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
- Bill H.
Not knowing what to expect, we were delightfully surprised at this small venue. The five stars is due to Ms…. read more – 8/08/2018Miranda S.
A Must See For fans or practitioners of the art of burlesque, the museum is a gem in the Las Vegas desert. … read more – 8/13/2019
- froggers t.
This was an amazing tour. Our host was very informative and entertaining as she guided us through the museum…. read more – 4/30/2019
- Kristen 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
Welcome to Burlesque A very interesting museum and perfect for Las Vegas with its history of showgirls. Our guide Emmie was incredibly knowledgeable… read more – 8/22/2019
- Chris O.
We loved our trip to the Burlesque Hall of Fame! Our tour guide was well-informed and charming. The exhibits were… read more – 2/24/2019
- Lisa C.
For anyone interested in the history of these amazing women, this is a great place to stop in Vegas. Off… read more – 8/30/2018Robin B.
This is definitely worth a stop during your Vegas trip! It’s a labor of love that has been in the… read more – 6/01/2018
- Kay S.
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
- Livia 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 – 6/12/2018Rejoice 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
- Dora M.
It is a part of history. I had fun. The Staff is very nice and knowledgeable. The place is… read more – 5/08/2019Clifton C.
A monument to burlesque! Highly recommend to anyone who wants to learn the history of burlesque, about the legends,… read more – 6/17/2019
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 the Golden Age of Hollywood to the Golden Age of Burlesque! The Burlesque Hall of Fame will screen B Movies at the museum third…
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.