What People Are Saying
- Nika 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
Loved it! Excellent museum! The tour guide was fantastic; friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of burlesque! We enjoyed our visit… read more – 12/15/2019Marina 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
- Ben C.
Spent a couple of days in Las Vegas poking around the Arts District and looking for non-casino related activities. We… read more – 10/23/2019MariahWebb
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
- Dora M.
It is a part of history. I had fun. The Staff is very nice and knowledgeable. The place is… read more – 5/08/2019Ben C.
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
- Michelle S.
Love this place! Would go again, it’s about a medium size room with alot of history and even has area… read more – 9/24/2019fayehavoc
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
Great collection Beautiful place in the Arts district with a great history of burlesque. We got a nice history of burlesque before… read more – 10/08/2019
- Erin W.
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
- 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 – 8/07/2019Michelle 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
- Shirin P.
The girls doing the tours are knowledgeable about the subject as if they got a bachelor's degree in burlesque history…. read more – 1/04/2020Chris 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
- Kate Z.
Came here on free museum day.
Love the free tour. Very informative. Good place to spend an hour and learn… read more – 9/23/2019Rick H.
Amazing. Tons of history in here and lots of old original photos of the amazing ladies of the past that got… read more – 8/05/2019
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.