What People Are Saying
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 – 6/25/2019S A.
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
- JJ P.
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
- Dora M.
It is a part of history. I had fun. The Staff is very nice and knowledgeable. The place is… read more – 5/08/2019
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
- Denel G.
It was an amazing tour from Emmy. Lots of history, she was very knowledgeable and animated. She really makes you… read more – 11/09/2019Frances 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
- Clifton C.
A monument to burlesque! Highly recommend to anyone who wants to learn the history of burlesque, about the legends,… read more – 6/17/2019unityhoopdance
A gem! This place is made with love, passion and truly a wonderful experience through and through. It’s worth the trip to… read more – 6/18/2019
- Faye H.
This beautiful little museum located in the arts district is worth a visit every time I’m in Las Vegas; a… read more – 7/02/2019Ben C.
Spent a couple of days in Las Vegas poking around the Arts District and looking for non-casino related activities. We… read more – 10/23/2019
- 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
- Stephany 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 – 8/27/2019Kristen K.
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
- Bill Z.
Gotta have a gimmick! My adult daughter and I were looking for something fun and interesting to and decided to take the tour. Buttercup… read more – 8/14/2019
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
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…
Get down and dirty–and get back up again! Learn erotic floorwork moves and transitions, including graceful and fierce ways to get down to and back…
This class is geared towards first timers and those wishing to touch up on burlesque basics. Learn a brief history of burlesque and practice classic…
Barre for Burlesque is a fun, dynamic, whole body work out that combines elements of the popular barre fitness style with elements of modern and…
This 8 week course is designed for new or established performers who would like to create a burlesque act. Burlesque performers are known for their…
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.