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Send your holiday wishes to burlesque’s legends!

The holidays are coming, and The Burlesque Hall of Fame would like your help spreading some much needed holiday cheer with the burlesque legends! The pandemic has been stressful for all and many of ...

Trick or treat! Check out our virtual Halloween tour!

Experience a darker side of BHoF! For a limited time, take a virtual tour of burlesque’s haunted history. Whose ghost dwells in the theater where Sally Rand once performed? What cursed color ...
Black and white photo of burlesque dancer Zorita, nude save high heels and a corset held against her chest, laying on a teardrop-shaped settee which has been colored orange over the original image.

#MuseumAtHome: Burlesque Arrests

From its earliest arrival on US shores, burlesque has posed a challenge to local authorities charged with upholding local standards of “decency”. Whether it was women wearing men’s ...
Detail of photo of Dixie Evans wearing boa

#MuseumAtHome: Happy Birthday to “Miss Exotic World” Creator Dixie Evans

Dixie Evans, “The Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque,” would have been 94 today. After a successful career as a burlesque dancer, Dixie eventually ended up running the Exotic World museum, creating the ...
BHoF Virtual Book Club; image shows an illustrated fan dancer

This month’s virtual book club pick is Babylon Girls by Jayna Brown. Join us Aug 20 to discuss!

Join us for the “breast” book club around! ⁣⁣ The Burlesque Hall of Fame Virtual Book Club meets the third Thursday of every month via Zoom. Everyone is invited to join us, sign up here: ...
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Join Us for a Virtual Tour!

The museum is closed at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it! Join us for a live virtual tour, offered several times throughout the month of August as part of our 2020 ...

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    • S S. AvatarS S.

      5 star rating This is a fantastic museum especially for anyone who feels they've "done it all" in Vegas! Our experience was really… read more – 7/27/2021 

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      5 star rating Exceptional I loved seeing the displays as well as the historical presentation. Our guide was very knowledgeable. – 7/22/2021 

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      5 star rating History of Burlesque Fascinating to learn the history of burlesque. Loved the tour guide Jill I think was her name. She did great…. read more – 7/22/2021 

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      5 star rating Worth the trip! So wonderful I loved the lady who conducted our tour. She was so knowledgeable and so entertaining in her delivery. My boyfriend… read more – 7/22/2021 

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      5 star rating Indoor Fun in Vegas with a Twirl We had a nice time on our tour at the Burlesque Hall of Fame. The tour guide… read more – 7/22/2021 

      Katherine T. AvatarKatherine T.

      5 star rating We bought tickets in advance, and I brought one of my friends who knows a few local performers, so this… read more – 7/13/2021 

    • Lucia B. AvatarLucia B.

      5 star rating What a GEM! My partner and I visited this little wonder, and it was such a treat. The exhibit featured… read more – 6/23/2021 

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      4 star rating Definitely worth a visit! This is a must-visit for anyone who enjoys burlesque or wants to learn more about this form of entertainment. Our… read more – 6/17/2021 

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      5 star rating Must-see for any Burlesque fans What a cool experience this was! We did the tour, and it was incredibly interesting, thought-provoking, and entertaining! Our guide… read more – 6/16/2021 

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      4 star rating Cant wait until it’s fully open We went last year and it was just the lobby with a timeline, pictures and a few artifacts. I cannot… read more – 12/26/2020 

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      4 star rating Cant wait until it’s fully open We went last year and it was just the lobby with a timeline, pictures and a few artifacts. I cannot… read more – 12/26/2020 

      Kitty L. AvatarKitty L.

      5 star rating I happened to go on Super Bowl Sunday so I had the place to myself! Even got my own personal… read more – 7/03/2020 

    • Kathryn C. AvatarKathryn C.

      4 star rating A history lesson
      Public restroom
      Plenty of parking
      There was an entrance fee which included a guided tour
      There's a gift…
      read more – 5/24/2020 

      Erin W. AvatarErin W.

      5 star rating 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 

      Shelley E. AvatarShelley 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 

      Michelle E. AvatarMichelle 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 

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      5 star rating Fun, small but full of history! This museum is in the Arts district. It is small but full of great information.Lots of history! Buttercup was our… read more – 2/10/2020 

      Judy D. AvatarJudy D.

      5 star rating Fun, small but full of history! This museum is in the Arts district. It is small but full of great information.Lots of history! Buttercup was our… read more – 2/10/2020 

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      4 star rating Quirky and fun This is a small, but worthwhile, venue to explore for a few minutes. It is fun to view the… read more – 1/30/2020 

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      4 star rating Quirky and fun This is a small, but worthwhile, venue to explore for a few minutes. It is fun to view the… read more – 1/30/2020 

      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 

      Elvis T. AvatarElvis T.

      Such a great and knowledgeable staff. It’s been a bucket list spot and I was not disappointed. Great history, fantastic… read more – 1/24/2020 

      Kyle W. AvatarKyle W.

      Delightful! Come see it because you know you’re curious. Yet I promise you’ll be blown away because the tour guide,… read more – 1/21/2020 

      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 

    • Shirin P. AvatarShirin P.

      5 star rating The girls doing the tours are knowledgeable about the subject as if they got a bachelor's degree in burlesque history…. read more – 1/04/2020 

      Darragh M. AvatarDarragh M.

      Really enjoyed my visit there!
      Check it out! Fun exhibit! – 12/28/2019 

      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 

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      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 

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      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 

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      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 

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      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 

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      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 

      W. W. AvatarW. W.

      The museum is small, but worth the visit and showing appreciation of this artform. It was very informative and… read more – 12/01/2019 

      Alicia A. AvatarAlicia A.

      Really enjoyed learning about the history of Burlesque, lots I didnt know and very happy with the presentation from their guide! – 11/30/2019 

      Matt C. AvatarMatt C.

      Small & mighty, this place is the go to destination for fans of burlesque. The wonderful staff guided us through… read more – 11/26/2019 

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      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 

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      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 

      Denel G. AvatarDenel G.

      It was an amazing tour from Emmy. Lots of history, she was very knowledgeable and animated. She really makes you… read more – 11/09/2019 

      Steve W. AvatarSteve W.

      5 star rating A day out burlesque Hall of Fame well lots to see and look at famous people
      we had a great time and Lenard…
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      Amanda D. AvatarAmanda D.

      Went on a tour recently – Emmy and Darby were amazing. They were incredibly knowledgable and engaging. I learned so… read more – 10/31/2019 

      Amy K. AvatarAmy K.

      There was a lot of interesting history, amd the pictures were fun to see how burlesque has evolved through time…. read more – 10/26/2019 

      Natasha C. AvatarNatasha C.

      Amazing place! You must stop by when you are in Las Vegas! We had a blast and would recommend highly! – 10/24/2019 

    • Kris S. AvatarKris S.

      4 star rating FINE WORK Burlesque is a great world theatrical art form, still going strong in cities such as Melbourne, Montreal, Paris, NYC–and of… read more – 10/24/2019 

      Ben C. AvatarBen C.

      5 star rating 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 

      Ben C. AvatarBen C.

      5 star rating 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 

      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 

      Ralph S. AvatarRalph S.

      Nice hole in the wall museum with a dress up area. Fun and knowledgeable staff. – 10/20/2019 

      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 

    • 388katrinap Avatar388katrinap

      5 star rating 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 

      Trevor H. AvatarTrevor H.

      5 star rating Great place! The hosts are very knowledgeable and super interactive! Loved my experience there! – 10/03/2019 

      Michelle S. AvatarMichelle S.

      Love this place! Would go again, it’s about a medium size room with alot of history and even has area… read more – 9/24/2019 

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      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 

      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 

      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 

    • Melissa F. AvatarMelissa F.

      5 star rating Before I talk about my experience at this place, I want to point out this a "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" kind of place…. read more – 9/19/2019 

      Demona941 AvatarDemona941

      5 star rating You Need To See This! Before I talk about my experience at this place, I want to point out this a "blink-and-you’ll-miss-it" kind of place…. read more – 9/19/2019 

      Greg E. AvatarGreg E.

      A great history of the artform of Burlesque. Buttercup is as knowledgeable as she is beautiful! Highly recommend a visit here. – 9/13/2019 

      Tegory612 AvatarTegory612

      5 star rating Well worth a visit Had the pleasure of touring this museum. If you’ve ever been interested in the history of Burlesque, this is the… read more – 9/12/2019 

      JJ P. AvatarJJ P.

      5 star rating High Quality Small Museum With Expert Staff I love museums, and was really interested in learning about this aspect of Las Vegas history and culture. Our guide,… read more – 9/10/2019 

      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 

    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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