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What People Are Saying

  • 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 

    cynthia m. Avatarcynthia m.

    We had an amazing tour guide and learned so much about the history and evolution of burlesque. Well worth a trip! – 7/27/2019 

    Max T. AvatarMax T.

    Unique, quaint museum that details the history of burlesque. My wife and me visited the Burlesque Hall of Fame on… read more – 5/04/2019 

  • 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 

    BrawlingBeauty AvatarBrawlingBeauty

    5 star rating Burlesque This is such an amazing place to visit and learn about the history of Burlesque. I totally recommend going there. – 6/23/2019 

    Sabrina L. AvatarSabrina L.

    the beautiful MEMORIES of a great art form that can never be compared to what is going on in today’s world. – 2/25/2019 

  • Ronnie L. AvatarRonnie L.

    love it – 11/02/2018 

    Kate Z. AvatarKate Z.

    5 star rating Came here on free museum day.
    Love the free tour. Very informative. Good place to spend an hour and learn…
    read more – 9/23/2019 

    Clifton C. AvatarClifton 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 

  • Nika S. AvatarNika S.

    Visited today and it was an amazing experience! Our tour guide was funny, full of knowledge and I learned so… read more – 10/15/2019 

    backgrounde Avatarbackgrounde

    5 star rating My Stay The place was clean , and the people were friend . The people were happy, and I was happy…. read more – 9/24/2019 

    fayehavoc Avatarfayehavoc

    5 star rating 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 

  • Erin S. AvatarErin 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 

    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 

    John P. AvatarJohn P.

    5 star rating 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 

  • Rejoice S. AvatarRejoice 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 

    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 

    Dora M. AvatarDora 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 

  • Kristen K. AvatarKristen K.

    5 star rating 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 

    S A. AvatarS A.

    5 star rating If you want to learn about burlesque history, this is the place for you. I've travelled a lot and been… read more – 8/15/2019 

    BrawlingBeauty AvatarBrawlingBeauty

    5 star rating Burlesque This is such an amazing place to visit and learn about the history of Burlesque. I totally recommend going there. – 6/23/2019 

  • cherryOnTp AvatarcherryOnTp

    5 star rating A magical visit. I have been to the former museum so to see how far this organization has come with the new space… read more – 6/27/2019 

    Sarah B. AvatarSarah B.

    great little museum. you can even use the fans in the back for photos – 12/18/2018 

    MariahWebb AvatarMariahWebb

    5 star rating A really fascinating and touching look into Burlesque history. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter. The collection itself is thoughtfully curated and celebrates… read more – 9/22/2019 

  • 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 

    Chris O. AvatarChris 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 

    Joshua F. AvatarJoshua F.

    I was thoroughly impressed by The Burlesque Hall of Fame. I wasn’t sure what to expect, as some of the… read more – 9/07/2019 

  • 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 

    Marina M. AvatarMarina M.

    5 star rating 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 

    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 

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

Closed Sunday, 11/17

Closed Sunday, 11/17

Due to street closures in the area for the Rock and Roll Marathon, we will be closed on Sunday, November 17. We will return to our regular operating hours on Tuesday, November 19. We apologize for ...
2019 Holiday Card Drive for the Legends of Burlesque

2019 Holiday Card Drive for the Legends of Burlesque

Help us make the holidays a little brighter by sending cards for your favorite burlesque Legends. Now through December 6, we will be collecting cards to forward. A list of people whose mailing ...
2019 Weekender Recap by Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship Winner Precious Ephemera

2019 Weekender Recap by Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship Winner Precious Ephemera

Our 2019 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient, Precious Ephemera, shares how her experiences studying with the legends of burlesque at the BHoF Weekender solidified her commitment to ...
RIP Kitty West (1930-2019)

RIP Kitty West (1930-2019)

Burlesque legend Kitty West, also known as Evangeline the Oyster Girl, passed away Sunday (8/18/19) at the age of 89. Born Abbie Jewel Slawson in Mississipi, Kitty ran away to New Orleans at age 16, ...
NAC Operating Support Grant Received!

NAC Operating Support Grant Received!

BHoF has been awarded a $21,000 Operating Support Grant by the Nevada Arts Council. Paid out over two years, this competitive grant is intended to help build Nevada’s arts infrastructure by ...
Thank you Dr. Lawson!

Thank you Dr. Lawson!

Thank you to Dr. Jeffrey Lawson for his donation of $10,000 received by us this month. Dr. Lawson’s donation will allow us to launch a marketing and networking campaign intended to spread the word ...

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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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