What People Are Saying
- froggers t.
This was an amazing tour. Our host was very informative and entertaining as she guided us through the museum…. read more – 4/30/2019Tigzrice
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
- Faye H.
This beautiful little museum located in the arts district is worth a visit every time I’m in Las Vegas; a… read more – 7/02/2019Miranda 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
- Frances A.
The visit to the Burlesque Hall of Fame was surprisingly entertaining and interesting. There is not a whole lot to… read more – 11/30/2018fayehavoc
One of a Kind! The Burlesque Hall of Fame Museum is a must-visit for me whenever I attend its annual fundraising event in June…. read more – 6/25/2019
- 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 – 8/03/2018
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 – 6/18/2019David34578
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
- Clifton 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
- Lisa C.
For anyone interested in the history of these amazing women, this is a great place to stop in Vegas. Off… read more – 8/30/2018
- Carolmichelle S.
We had the opportunity to visit the burlesque museum last week. It was fun, informative, and interactive. The ladies were… read more – 9/28/2018Dora 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
- Erin S.
This place is amazing! From a performer point of view it is very informative and the tour guide is very… read more – 8/16/2019
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.