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  • Tigzrice AvatarTigzrice

    5 star rating An amazing collection of burlesque history I was over for The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, so visiting the museum was an absolute must! I received… read more – 6/23/2019 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    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 

    greatbonsai Avatargreatbonsai

    5 star rating A Diamond In The Arts District 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 

  • Ralph S. AvatarRalph S.

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

    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 

    David34578 AvatarDavid34578

    5 star rating 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 

  • Rejoice S. AvatarRejoice S.

    5 star rating Challenge yourself 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 

    Bzubee AvatarBzubee

    5 star rating 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 

    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 

  • 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 

    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 

    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 

  • Tigzrice AvatarTigzrice

    5 star rating An amazing collection of burlesque history I was over for The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, so visiting the museum was an absolute must! I received… read more – 6/23/2019 

    Rick H. AvatarRick H.

    5 star rating 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 

    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 

  • 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 

    Faye H. AvatarFaye H.

    This beautiful little museum located in the arts district is worth a visit every time I’m in Las Vegas; a… read more – 7/02/2019 

    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 

  • 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 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    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 

  • Willy P. AvatarWilly P.

    The Burlesque Hall of Fame was my favorite part of my recent trip to Vegas. We received an excellent tour… read more – 3/17/2019 

    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 

    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 

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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