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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

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This is a movie monster exhibit. Lots to read, interesting facts. Not a big place, can get... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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A visit to Salem around fall has always been on my to-do list since I'm a Halloween fanatic. We... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
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WE HAVE MOVED to 217 Essex Street in Salem! This cinematic Monster museum is one of Salem's most unique and sometimes overlooked attractions! If you enjoy monsters, don't miss this attraction! This museum is dedicated to all those who have...more
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217 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is a movie monster exhibit. Lots to read, interesting facts. Not a big place, can get crowded making self guided tour difficult to get full effect when reading. Thought there would be more to it, but good to see once. The offer a movie...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

A visit to Salem around fall has always been on my to-do list since I'm a Halloween fanatic. We spent one Saturday in October mingling with the crowds in the pedestrian mall on Essex St. with a visit to this gallery on my must-see list....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank michiganmand
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A must see if you visit Salem. Honestly, my family and I all agreed that it was one of the highlights of our trip. Whether you are a horror movie fan like myself or just looking for something cool and spooky to do, put this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank icezombie
Reviewed 23 October 2018

A little bit creepy, a lot of information. An amazing walk through the monsters that made horror the amazing genre it is. Great movie magic facts attached to each monster. Worth every dollar!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Christian K
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This was a great treat as a horror movie fan. Many of the most prolific horror movies are portrayed as well as some forgotten but classic ones. Costumes, face molds, and other memorabilia are presented that is entertaining as well as fun. Warning, the gallery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Count Orlock's was a treat. Definitely give yourself time to really read through everything and walk around the gallery. Put this on your to-do list when visiting Salem!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kyra B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I've always loved horror films and once I saw this, I immediately told my girlfriend we have to go. All it is inside is wax figures of classic horror villains with plaques that have a paragraph about the film then another paragraph normally about the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jkampo1325
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Damien B
Reviewed 20 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from msulliv | Reviewed this property |
It was $15.00 for adults in when I went in October 2018, but you can often get discounts through online ticketing or package deals.
16 December 2018|
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Response from Kelly O | Reviewed this property |
It’s worth messaging on their Facebook but it looks like they’re only open Saturday’s at the moment.
Tanya R
18 February 2018|
Response from Lorraine M | Reviewed this property |
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