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The Hollywood Museum

1660 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
+1 323-464-7776
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The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood located in the Historic Max Factor Building, spotlights the Legends of Hollywood with the most extensive collection of authentic Hollywood memorabilia in the World. The museum features four floors of breathtaking exhibits and is the home of more than 10,000 authentic Showbiz Treasures, one-of-a-kind costumes, props, photographs, scripts and vintage collectibles from favorite movies and TV shows. The Hollywood Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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1660 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
+1 323-464-7776
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 initial exhibits are just okay. As you go on, it gets...More

Thank Kendita
Reviewed 1 week ago

Has a really interesting collection of costumes and items that belonged to the old stars of Hollywood. Well worth a visit.

Thank HelenBezzo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank AbsolutWallStreet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting exhibits from the "Golden Age" of Hollywood. Significant space is devoted to Max Factor and his son and the history of Hollywood screen make-up.

Thank UpstateNYBirder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable time at this museum containing original props, costumes, make-up, wigs, autographs, and even cars (the Beverly Hillbillies car as well as two movie stars' cars). We thought it was going to be hokey but were pleasantly surprised. Spent about 60-70 minutes with a teen....More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a very affordable and entirely wonderful slice of Hollywood. Don't leave Hollywood without going. Allow 2 hours. The exhibits are arranged over four floors. The ground floor is the golden age of Hollywood - all the Max Factor make up swatches, dresses worn...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

If you're a movie buff, this is an essential visit for you! Forget the overpriced wax musuem. This museum is packed with photos and artifacts of the real stars of Hollywood. Amazing!!

Thank bkute65
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We viewed the Hollywood Museum on a Saturday afternoon & it wasn't too crowded. The exhibits and building were fairly old & requires walking up stairs. We did enjoy reading about and viewing information on stars that interested us, so movie buffs will enjoy this...More

Thank HLII
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was the Max Factor building. Lucy went here for her makeup. So did everyone else. See Dorothy's slippers from the Wizard of Oz. Hannibal Lecter's cell. On 4 floors, leave enough time. You'll need it.

Thank Imorr55
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The amount of original material on display is amazing, dating back over many decades. Four floors to visit and lots to see then visit the diner next door the food is superb

Thank Allan S
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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11 January 2017|
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Response from Roberta W | Reviewed this property |
It closes at 5 pm they'll let you in. I was in there about 2.5 hrs on my initial visit and 2 hrs the last time, so I would get there earlier to enjoy. Keep in mind I don't go to the horror exhibit. I just returned for the... More
3 November 2016|
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Response from Lulu1722014 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take the tour but I'm sure it would be full of interesting facts. Either way you'll have a great experience.
15 October 2016|
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Response from tctommy | Reviewed this property |
plan on three but could be less also depends how crowed it is. enjoy