What People Are Saying
- Krista M.
This is a gorgeous and well-loved slice of history, and the museum does a fantastic job preserving and growing it!… read more – 8/07/2019Faye 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
- John P.
Was not disappointed at all! Such a fun, interactive and informative museum filled with people working there that are friendly,… read more – 11/11/2018cherryOnTp
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
- Frances A.
The visit to the Burlesque Hall of Fame was surprisingly entertaining and interesting. There is not a whole lot to… read more – 11/30/2018
- Heather W.
I just want to thank everyone involved in the Movers Shakers and Innovators show! I am so very proud to… read more – 6/02/2018
- Kay S.
In its new forever-home, BHoF can finally display much, MUCH more of its sizable collection. The new space, which opened… read more – 6/07/2018Carolmichelle 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
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
- Travis N.
Friendly, helpful and informative staff. The exhibits were good and after the initial “tour”, you’re allowed to go around at… read more – 8/03/2018Willy 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
- Rejoice S.
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
- 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 – 8/14/2019S 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
- Sylvia F.
The new location of this unique museum is a TREASURE TROVE of amazing artifacts that highlight the history of burlesque… read more – 7/12/2018
- Jay S.
Very informative display of the history of burlesque at a historic burlesque location. And at the end you have the… read more – 5/22/2018Livia A.
This was my first time to the museum and I think it’s really beautiful. It’s put together with a lot… read more – 6/12/2018
- Erin 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
- Nina W.
Great way to spend a couple of hours learning about the fascinating history of burlesque; inspiring guided tour and fun… read more – 3/22/2019
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…
From the Golden Age of Hollywood to the Golden Age of Burlesque! The Burlesque Hall of Fame will screen B Movies at the museum third…
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.