Remembering October 1

One year ago today, a man with a hotel room full of guns unleashed his hate on the Route 91 Harvest music festival, just a few short miles from us. A year later, we still do not really know what motivated him to kill 58 people, injure over 850 others,

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Detail of Dita Von Teese Costume

NEW EXHIBITION – “Curves Ahead: Burlesque Superstars Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese”

Today we are excited to reveal a new temporary exhibit, “Curves Ahead: Burlesque Superstars Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese”. Featuring costumes worn by Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese, both on loan from the personal collection of BHoF Board member Dita Von Teese, the exhibition highlights two

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Giveaway: See Dita Von Teese at House of Blues on June 28, 2018!

YOU could win two (2) tickets to see Burlesque Hall of Fame board member Dita Von Teese on June 28th at the House of Blues, Las Vegas! To enter, fill out a form at the museum or sign up for our email newsletter at http://eepurl.com/dxHqKT (Already subscribed? Great – submit your email

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SPECIAL HOURS during BHoF Weekend, May 30 to June 5

We will be open special hours during BHoF Weekend this year, May 30 – June 5, including extra openings on Sunday and Monday.   Thursday – Saturday  May 30 – June 2 10am to 5pm     Sunday and Monday   June 3 and 4  12 Noon to 5pm   We

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2018 Museum Dance-Off People's Choice

Congratulations to US! BHoF wins 2018 Museum Dance-Off People’s Choice Award!

BHoF’s Museum Dance-Off video has been selected the People’s Choice in the 2018 Museum Dance-Off, a friendly competition among museums hosted by When You Work at a Museum. The prize is… satisfaction. Thank you to our staff and volunteers for putting this together, and to Chris Arquello and Andrew Kurcan

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BHoF RIbbon Cutting

BHoF’s BIG REVEAL has finally come!

Our BIG REVEAL event on Tuesday, April 17, was a huge success! (Special thanks to Bettina May for the photos, and to Maud Lazzerini for the video) Our director, Dustin Wax, said a few words. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman presented BHoF with a plaque congratulating us on our grand

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Close-up of Exotic World exhibit at BHoF

The BIG REVEAL: April 17, 2018

The Burlesque Hall of Fame invites you to be among THE FIRST to see Las Vegas’ newest, sexiest attraction featuring thousands of artifacts of burlesque history including costumes, images, and props. Join us for our BIG REVEAL event Tuesday, April 17th, 12pm -3pm. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony

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Congratulations to The Baroness, winner of the 2018 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship! The Baroness was chosen for her commitment to working to create a better and safer burlesque community, particularly through her work with and for survivors of sexual abuse. As the scholarship recipient, The Baroness will receive a full

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Closed for Renovation

Closed for Renovations 2/18-2/26

The Burlesque Hall of Fame will be closed next week, Feb 18 to 27, while we finalize our renovations following our big move last September. When we re-open Tuesday, Feb 27, we will be fully open with access to all exhibitions.

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Jennie Lee holiday card

Send Holiday Greetings to Burlesque’s Legends

The holidays are coming, and The Burlesque Hall of Fame would like your help spreading holiday cheer to burlesque’s legends. We are holding our 4th Annual Legends Holiday Card Campaign, starting today, through December 8th. Send us your cards to the performers of burlesque’s classic era (labeled with the recipient’s

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