What People Are Saying
- 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
Amazing time capsule of a growing history A history lover’s paradise! One visit to this place includes both a guided tour and a self guided adventure through… read more – 6/23/2019Tegory612
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
- Matt 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
- Elvis T.
Such a great and knowledgeable staff. It’s been a bucket list spot and I was not disappointed. Great history, fantastic… read more – 1/24/2020David34578
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
- Erin W.
We learned so much about the history of burlesque, and came away with an increased appreciation for the strength and… read more – 3/15/2020Bill 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
- froggers t.
This was an amazing tour. Our host was very informative and entertaining as she guided us through the museum…. read more – 4/30/2019Rick 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
- Kyle 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 – 1/21/2020Michelle 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
- Kate Z.
Came here on free museum day.
Love the free tour. Very informative. Good place to spend an hour and learn… read more – 9/23/2019
- Frances A.
The visit to the Burlesque Hall of Fame was surprisingly entertaining and interesting. There is not a whole lot to… read more – 11/30/2018Demona941
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
- Candice B.
This is the cutest place if your into everything burlesque. I got a full detailed tour and learned so much… read more – 1/25/2020Krista M.
This is a gorgeous and well-loved slice of history, and the museum does a fantastic job preserving and growing it!… read more – 8/07/2019
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.