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What People Are Saying

  • 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 

    Miranda S. AvatarMiranda S.

    5 star rating 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 

    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 

  • thelysha Avatarthelysha

    5 star rating 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 – 6/23/2019 

    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 

    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 

  • Michelle O. AvatarMichelle O.

    This is an important museum and organization. Please show them your support. – 11/21/2018 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    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 

    backgrounde Avatarbackgrounde

    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 

  • 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 

    Bill Z. AvatarBill Z.

    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 

    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 

  • froggers t. Avatarfroggers t.

    This was an amazing tour. Our host was very informative and entertaining as she guided us through the museum…. read more – 4/30/2019 

    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 

    Kristen K. AvatarKristen K.

    5 star rating 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 

  • 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 

    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 

    Joshua F. AvatarJoshua F.

    5 star rating 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 

  • 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 

    Rachel L. AvatarRachel L.

    12/10 recommend! So much fun! – 6/14/2019 

    Ashley W. AvatarAshley W.

    5 star rating Awesome museum with a very friendly and knowledgable staff! Plus in an excellent art neighborhood! Must-see! – 2/21/2019 

  • Frances A. AvatarFrances A.

    4 star rating 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 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    Krista M. AvatarKrista 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 

    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 

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

Who’s Who in Burly-Q: Bettie Page (1923-2008)

Who’s Who in Burly-Q: Bettie Page (1923-2008)

As the “Queen of Pinups,” Bettie Page rarely needs an introduction. Her trademark jet-black hair, blue eyes, and bangs influenced generations of pinup models and burlesque performers to come, and ...
Now available: Our 2018 Annual Report

Now available: Our 2018 Annual Report

The Burlesque Hall of Fame is deeply committed to transparency and openness. We go well beyond the legal requirements for availability of core documents and financial records. Our “Core ...
New exhibition: “Body of Work: Midcentury Burlesque Through the Lens of F. Roy Kemp”

New exhibition: “Body of Work: Midcentury Burlesque Through the Lens of F. Roy Kemp”

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 public and private lives of performers ...
Who’s Who in Burly-Q: Blaze Starr (1932 – 2015)

Who’s Who in Burly-Q: Blaze Starr (1932 – 2015)

Blaze Starr is an iconic redhead, with a sultry voluptuous figure and charisma that has stood the test of time. Born on April 10, 1932 in Wayne County, West Virginia, Starr was raised in a large ...
Congratulations to our 2019 Living Legend Award Recipient, CAMILLE 2000!

Congratulations to our 2019 Living Legend Award Recipient, CAMILLE 2000!

We are pleased to announce that Camille 2000 has been selected to receive the 2019 Living Legend, to be awarded during this year’s BHoF Weekender. The Living Legend Award is given each year in ...
Former Board Members Laura Herbert and Dita Von Teese Named Board Members Emeritus

Former Board Members Laura Herbert and Dita Von Teese Named Board Members Emeritus

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recent establishment of the Board Emeritus title, recognizing museum founders Jennie Lee and Dixie Evans as well as two ...

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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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