The Hollywood Museum, Los Angeles

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See more than 10,000 pieces of Hollywood memorabilia at The Hollywood Museum, including costumes, movie props, scripts, posters, and the personal possessions of various actors and actresses. Located in the former Max Factor building, where Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, and other film stars got their hair and makeup done, four floors of exhibits showcase the world's most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia. See costumes worn by superstars, such as Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, and Beyoncé, and look for props from movies including "Jaws," "Harry Potter," "Jurassic Park," and "The Flintstones." You can even visit horror-film sites, such as Hannibal Lecter's jail cell. Before you head to Los Angeles, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Los Angeles vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Los Angeles has to offer, including The Hollywood Museum.
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  • August 10, 2017
    The smell in there is horrible. It smells like the basement of your great great great grand parents home. Everything smelled old in there. It would help them if they rearranged the exhibits the initia...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Has a really interesting collection of costumes and items that belonged to the old stars of Hollywood. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    This museum is a hidden gem, featuring loads of memorabilia from the Golden Age of Hollywood up through today, covering film, TV, and more. It's inexpensive and great place to gaze for a few hours.  more »
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  • July 4, 2017
    A lot to see. But you can walk through pretty quickly. Could be better with the models. The cardboard heads are weird
  • June 28, 2017
    Great collection of Hollywood memorabilia. Lots of items belonging to stars. Displays were set up by star, with some details and writeups to accompany the items, as well as the star's historical background. Inquire about guided tours.
  • May 13, 2017
    Tons of great memorabilia and makeup history. My husband and I spent a couple hours going through it all. And you can take pictures! A great addition to your walk of fame tour.
  • June 13, 2017
    Amazing collection of props and costumes ranging from golden age to modern productions. The complete Silence of the Lambs prison set is amazing.
  • April 16, 2017
    If you are in the area, then it might be worth visiting the Hollywood museum. The admission price is quite low. The museum is dated and most exhibits are from some very old movies. But, the museum doesn't bore you. The horror movie exhibits at the basement level are very interesting.

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