The Burlesque Hall of Fame (BHOF) is a non-profit museum dedicated to preserving, sharing, celebrating, and inspiring the art of burlesque. Located in the Las Vegas Arts district at 1027 S Main st. #110, BHOF is a tourist destination and non-profit 501 (c)(3) educational organization offering tours of its vast Collection of costumes, memorabilia, props and ephemera from burlesque’s heyday through contemporary practice; classes for individuals and groups at all levels including beginner; movie screenings; research access for students and journalists; and a gift shop.
The BHOF was founded in 2002 by Shannon Kelley and Miss Exotic World, Dita Von Teese. The museum’s mission is to “preserve, share, celebrate, and inspire the art of burlesque.” The BHOF has a collection of over 10,000 artifacts, including costumes, props, photographs, and personal effects from some of the most famous burlesque performers in history. The museum also offers a variety of educational programs and events, including tours, classes, and workshops.
The BHOF is a valuable resource for burlesque performers, historians, and fans alike. The museum’s collection and educational programs help to preserve and promote the art of burlesque. The BHOF is a must-see for anyone interested in the history and culture of burlesque.