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 People Are Saying
- Kitty L.
I happened to go on Super Bowl Sunday so I had the place to myself! Even got my own personal… read more – 7/03/2020Kathryn C.
A history lesson Public restroom Plenty of parking There was an entrance fee which included a guided tourThere's a gift… read more – 5/24/2020
- Michelle E.
Perfect for the burlesque enthusiast. Located off the beaten path in the upcoming Arts District this quaint museum deserves your… read more – 2/24/2020Shelley 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
Quirky and fun This is a small, but worthwhile, venue to explore for a few minutes. It is fun to view the… read more – 1/30/2020Candice B.
This is the cutest place if your into everything burlesque. I got a full detailed tour and learned so much… read more – 1/25/2020
- 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 – 1/21/2020Britt A.
Excellent collection of artifacts and memorabilia from the history of burlesque. The tour guide was informative, funny, and very friendly…. read more – 1/18/2020
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
Knowledgeable Staff Definitely a must do in Las Vegas. The staff is extremely knowledgeable in conveying this history to us, the audience…. read more – 12/04/2019W. 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
- Matt C.
Small & mighty, this place is the go to destination for fans of burlesque. The wonderful staff guided us through… read more – 11/26/2019TheOtherAngeOnLeave
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
- Steve W.
A day out burlesque Hall of Fame well lots to see and look at famous people
we had a great time and Lenard… read more – 11/04/2019Amanda D.
Went on a tour recently – Emmy and Darby were amazing. They were incredibly knowledgable and engaging. I learned so… read more – 10/31/2019
- Kris S.
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
- Ben C.
Spent a couple of days in Las Vegas poking around the Arts District and looking for non-casino related activities. We… read more – 10/23/2019Dwayne 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 – 10/21/2019
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 its late 19th century beginnings in the United States, burlesque thrived both in the theaters and nightclubs of major urban centers and as a…
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.