What People Are Saying
- Amanda D.
Went on a tour recently – Emmy and Darby were amazing. They were incredibly knowledgable and engaging. I learned so… read more – 10/31/2019
- Melissa F.
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 – 9/19/2019388katrinap
Great collection Beautiful place in the Arts district with a great history of burlesque. We got a nice history of burlesque before… read more – 10/08/2019
- Amy K.
There was a lot of interesting history, amd the pictures were fun to see how burlesque has evolved through time…. read more – 10/26/2019Rejoice S.
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
- Rick H.
Amazing. Tons of history in here and lots of old original photos of the amazing ladies of the past that got… read more – 8/05/2019TheOtherAngeOnLeave
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
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
Welcome to Burlesque A very interesting museum and perfect for Las Vegas with its history of showgirls. Our guide Emmie was incredibly knowledgeable… read more – 8/22/2019Demona941
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
One of a Kind! The Burlesque Hall of Fame Museum is a must-visit for me whenever I attend its annual fundraising event in June…. read more – 6/25/2019thelysha
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
- 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
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.