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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

  • TravelinSuz AvatarTravelinSuz

    4 star rating Cant wait until it’s fully open We went last year and it was just the lobby with a timeline, pictures and a few artifacts. I cannot… read more – 12/26/2020 

    Kitty L. AvatarKitty L.

    5 star rating I happened to go on Super Bowl Sunday so I had the place to myself! Even got my own personal… read more – 7/03/2020 

    Kathryn C. AvatarKathryn C.

    4 star rating A history lesson
    Public restroom
    Plenty of parking
    There was an entrance fee which included a guided tour
    There's a gift…
    read more – 5/24/2020 

  • Erin W. AvatarErin W.

    5 star rating We learned so much about the history of burlesque, and came away with an increased appreciation for the strength and… read more – 3/15/2020 

    Shelley E. AvatarShelley 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 

    Michelle E. AvatarMichelle 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 

  • Judy D. AvatarJudy D.

    5 star rating Fun, small but full of history! This museum is in the Arts district. It is small but full of great information.Lots of history! Buttercup was our… read more – 2/10/2020 

    DavidLMiller AvatarDavidLMiller

    4 star rating Quirky and fun This is a small, but worthwhile, venue to explore for a few minutes. It is fun to view the… read more – 1/30/2020 

    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 

  • Elvis T. AvatarElvis T.

    Such a great and knowledgeable staff. It’s been a bucket list spot and I was not disappointed. Great history, fantastic… read more – 1/24/2020 

    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 

    Britt A. AvatarBritt 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 

  • Shirin P. AvatarShirin P.

    5 star rating The girls doing the tours are knowledgeable about the subject as if they got a bachelor's degree in burlesque history…. read more – 1/04/2020 

    Darragh M. AvatarDarragh M.

    Really enjoyed my visit there!
    Check it out! Fun exhibit! – 12/28/2019 

    markchesnut Avatarmarkchesnut

    5 star rating 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 

  • 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 

    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 

    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 

  • 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 

    Matt C. AvatarMatt C.

    Small & mighty, this place is the go to destination for fans of burlesque. The wonderful staff guided us through… read more – 11/26/2019 

    TheOtherAngeOnLeave AvatarTheOtherAngeOnLeave

    5 star rating 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 

  • 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 

    Steve W. AvatarSteve W.

    5 star rating 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 – 11/04/2019 

    Amanda D. AvatarAmanda 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 

  • Amy K. AvatarAmy K.

    There was a lot of interesting history, amd the pictures were fun to see how burlesque has evolved through time…. read more – 10/26/2019 

    Natasha C. AvatarNatasha C.

    Amazing place! You must stop by when you are in Las Vegas! We had a blast and would recommend highly! – 10/24/2019 

    Kris S. AvatarKris S.

    4 star rating 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. AvatarBen C.

    5 star rating Fun and factual too! 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 

    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 

    Dwayne A. AvatarDwayne A.

    5 star rating 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 

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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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