What People Are Saying
- Carolmichelle S.
We had the opportunity to visit the burlesque museum last week. It was fun, informative, and interactive. The ladies were… read more – 9/28/2018
- Heather W.
I just want to thank everyone involved in the Movers Shakers and Innovators show! I am so very proud to… read more – 6/02/2018
- Bill H.
Not knowing what to expect, we were delightfully surprised at this small venue. The five stars is due to Ms…. read more – 8/08/2018Stephany C.
Sexy and informative! We visited the Burlesque Hall of Fame while honeymooning in Vegas and it was a great experience! The guide was… read more – 8/27/2019
- Miranda 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
- John P.
Was not disappointed at all! Such a fun, interactive and informative museum filled with people working there that are friendly,… read more – 11/11/2018Erin 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
- Nika S.
Visited today and it was an amazing experience! Our tour guide was funny, full of knowledge and I learned so… read more – 10/15/2019David34578
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
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 – 9/22/2019Honeytree E.
Fun and moving experience at the museum! It’s incredible to see these awesome historic artifacts in person and the museum… read more – 6/10/2018
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.