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
- Rejoice S.
Challenge yourself 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
- Kate Z.
Came here on free museum day.
Love the free tour. Very informative. Good place to spend an hour and learn… read more – 9/23/2019Frances A.
The visit to the Burlesque Hall of Fame was surprisingly entertaining and interesting. There is not a whole lot to… read more – 11/30/2018
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
- 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 – 10/21/2019David34578
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
- John P.
Was not disappointed at all! Such a fun, interactive and informative museum filled with people working there that are friendly,… read more – 11/11/2018
Great collection Beautiful place in the Arts district with a great history of burlesque. We got a nice history of burlesque before… read more – 10/08/2019AmyLee1288
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
- 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
- Willy P.
The Burlesque Hall of Fame was my favorite part of my recent trip to Vegas. We received an excellent tour… read more – 3/17/2019
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
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.