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  • Nina W. AvatarNina W.

    5 star rating 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 

    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 

    S A. AvatarS A.

    5 star rating 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 

  • 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 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    Stephany C. AvatarStephany C.

    5 star rating Sexy and informative! We visited the Burlesque Hall of Fame while honeymooning in Vegas and it was a great experience! The guide was… read more – 8/27/2019 

    Ralph S. AvatarRalph S.

    Nice hole in the wall museum with a dress up area. Fun and knowledgeable staff. – 10/20/2019 

  • 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 

    Alicia A. AvatarAlicia A.

    Really enjoyed learning about the history of Burlesque, lots I didnt know and very happy with the presentation from their guide! – 11/30/2019 

    krys8804 Avatarkrys8804

    5 star rating Loved it! Excellent museum! The tour guide was fantastic; friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of burlesque! We enjoyed our visit… read more – 12/15/2019 

  • 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 

    Michelle S. AvatarMichelle S.

    Love this place! Would go again, it’s about a medium size room with alot of history and even has area… read more – 9/24/2019 

    388katrinap Avatar388katrinap

    5 star rating 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 

  • Bzubee AvatarBzubee

    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 

    cynthia m. Avatarcynthia m.

    We had an amazing tour guide and learned so much about the history and evolution of burlesque. Well worth a trip! – 7/27/2019 

    Texas_USA_traveler AvatarTexas_USA_traveler

    5 star rating Interesting history lesson. Ha! This was not my first choice in museum selection but it ended up being a fun stop. Buttercup, our tour… read more – 8/28/2019 

  • Dora M. AvatarDora 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 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    Dora M. AvatarDora 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 

    Clifton C. AvatarClifton 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 

  • rinamk Avatarrinamk

    5 star rating Knowledgeable Staff Definitely a must do in Las Vegas. The staff is extremely knowledgeable in conveying this history to us, the audience…. read more – 12/04/2019 

    fayehavoc Avatarfayehavoc

    5 star rating 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 – 6/25/2019 

    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 

  • 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 

    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 

    Denel G. AvatarDenel G.

    It was an amazing tour from Emmy. Lots of history, she was very knowledgeable and animated. She really makes you… read more – 11/09/2019 

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

Interview with Judith Stein

Interview with Judith Stein

In honor of Women’s History Month, and inspired by the #5WomenArtists project led by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we are asking burlesque artists to share with us their thoughts on ...
Featured Artifact: Gypsy Rose Lee’s Pincushion

Featured Artifact: Gypsy Rose Lee’s Pincushion

Gypsy Rose Lee was practically born into show business, touring the vaudeville circuits with her sister, Jane Havoc, from before she was old enough to go to school. Their successes were fleeting and ...
Thank you for your donations!

Thank you for your donations!

A huge sparkly “THANK YOU” to everyone who donated and helped spread the word for our latest fundraiser. Your contributions raised $9500 for the museum, money that will help us develop new programs, ...
RIP Alexandra the Great “48” (1939-2019)

RIP Alexandra the Great “48” (1939-2019)

Gerri Weise AKA Alexandra The Great 48 was always destined to make a splash. As a teenager she had won Sophie Loren look-alike competition and her resemblance to her idol was indeed uncanny. She got ...
Who’s Who in BurlyQ: Toni Elling

Who’s Who in BurlyQ: Toni Elling

The elegant and classy Toni Elling is a burlesque icon who broke down many barriers as an African-American woman performing in the 1960s and 1970s. Born in 1929 and raised in Detroit, Michigan, ...
BHoF Acquires Something Weird’s Massive Burlesque Film Collection

BHoF Acquires Something Weird’s Massive Burlesque Film Collection

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has acquired more than 150 rare burlesque films and shorts, most created between 1946-1958, from the collection of the famous (and infamous) exploitation film distributor ...

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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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