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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monster Mash

Pretty cool history of horror and monster films. Very good réplicas of original characters. Variety... read more

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A blast from the past!

If you are a horror geek, this is the place for you! The exhibits are very well done of classic... read more

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WE HAVE MOVED to 217 Essex Street in Salem! This cinematic Monster museum is dedicated to all those who have entertained us in the world of Horror, Fantasy and Sci-Fi! Actors, directors and special effects wizards of the past and present are all...more
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217 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Pretty cool history of horror and monster films. Very good réplicas of original characters. Variety of movies old and new. Date and description of each movie placed under each character. Amazing works of wax and art. No photos allowed inside. Very short so take your...More

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Reviewed today

If you are a horror geek, this is the place for you! The exhibits are very well done of classic horror movies. From the early works of Vincent Price, Lon Chaney and Bela Lugosi to more modern characters like Chucky, Freddy, and Jason. I was...More

Thank Damien B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buy your tickets from the TripAdvisor app & save $2! Self guided walk through of a bunch of iconic horror movie icons sculptures. Also has a lot of signed pictures from actors. Pretty small place overall. Even if you're reading all the plaques shouldn't take...More

Thank Jaycat1
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're a fan of horror and creature features you'll want to spend some time here learning about amazing costume and character design for some of the best and most classic films, including all iterations of Dracula and a great Pinhead display. Then stay after...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s not huge but the variety of monsters is great! So much nostalgia and the monsters are so life like. Would visit again for sure.

Thank PaTraveler834
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well done displays with very interesting info boards. Make sure to make time to read each one. Can get a little crowded in there but over all great place to visit.

Thank Falleaves77
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a Salem must see, for any Horror Movie Fan! My 6 year old son and myself were visiting Salem, MA this past Columbus Day and decided to check out Count Orlock's new location. I had been to Count Orlock's a few years back...More

Thank TheBrad139
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I felt that thus museum was the highlight of my trip to Salem. The monsters were sooo awesome. The downside was that I wish it was bigger and also some of the monsters were missing the identifying plaques. I absolutely recommend this place. It was...More

Thank m00nkitty88
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love all the horror movie figures along with the trivia! The set up is awesome and the detail on the wax figures makes you think twice... did they just move?! Definitely fun for the entire family!

Thank Latentheat
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing exhibits and extremely interesting facts for all horror fans. We had to wait in a small line so be prepared.

Thank Emily A
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Tanya R
18 February 2018|
Response from Lorraine M | Reviewed this property |
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Karen F
27 August 2017|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately we will not be open in February. You might ask the Visitors Center. They might have a better idea.
30 July 2017|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Hello! Our March hours usually begin in the middle of March and we will be open Friday, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm Sorry for the late reply. Just saw this section. ;)