What People Are Saying
- Kate Z.
Came here on free museum day.
Love the free tour. Very informative. Good place to spend an hour and learn… read more – 9/23/2019Erin 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.
A monument to burlesque! Highly recommend to anyone who wants to learn the history of burlesque, about the legends,… read more – 6/17/2019
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
- Michelle S.
Love this place! Would go again, it’s about a medium size room with alot of history and even has area… read more – 9/24/2019Tigzrice
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
- Amanda D.
Went on a tour recently – Emmy and Darby were amazing. They were incredibly knowledgable and engaging. I learned so… read more – 10/31/2019David34578
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
- Max 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
- Joshua 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
- 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
- Carolmichelle S.
We had the opportunity to visit the burlesque museum last week. It was fun, informative, and interactive. The ladies were… read more – 9/28/2018
- Dwayne A.
How Cool We walked passed, and couldn’t resist so we went in to check this place out. Wow we were shocked… read more – 10/21/2019Chris O.
We loved our trip to the Burlesque Hall of Fame! Our tour guide was well-informed and charming. The exhibits were… read more – 2/24/2019
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.