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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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A Horror Fan's Dream

As an avid fan of the horror genre, especially the classics, this museum is a true destination... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nathan Z
via mobile
A lot of fun for horror film fans

My son is a huge horror film buff, so he loved it. I'm so-so on them, but I really enjoyed it as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shannon B
Ohio, United States
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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 honored here with over 60 life-sized realistic recreations of the horror's genre's most memorable characters. With NEW yearly additions it is safe for all. During OCTOBER, the monsters come to life making Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery Salem's Scariest Haunted house but during the rest of the year, the monsters are quite calm and won't move at all. See you soon!!! Be sure to CHECK OUR CALENDAR on our site for times to best enjoy your visit!
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As an avid fan of the horror genre, especially the classics, this museum is a true destination. There are two strict rules No touching & no photography. As you journey through the self guided tour, the atmosphere is amazing and will truly set the mood....More

1  Thank Nathan Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

My son is a huge horror film buff, so he loved it. I'm so-so on them, but I really enjoyed it as well. Good costumed figures, lots of great information. The characters look scary but nothing jumps out at you or startles you. Seemed to...More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My son and I went in. It was ok, had some cool figures and explained what monster movie everything was from. My son enjoyed it (he's 15).

Thank Phatherb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I called. He isn't a horror fan. It enjoyed all the same. Guy on desk very friendly and welcoming. Costumes and models fab. All with information. Loved this place. Horribly good.

1  Thank enncle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place! If you enjoy old horror movies you will love this place. The only downside is that you cannot take photos or video.

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This was awesome. A small museum, but don't forget to read each exhibit's description. If you're a horror film fan, you're going to enjoy it. No photography allowed, which saddened me.

Thank Sdurand80
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I thought it was was cool place to visit, wish it was a little bigger, but my daughter the horror movie lover, LOVED it.

Thank scottncasey
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Orlock boasts a huge array of life-sized (and life-like!) horror movie characters. *Every inch* of the winding, twisting galleries is put to good use, with the figures enshrined in dioramas as diverse and spectacular as the creatures themselves. Horror movie props, memorabilia, and interesting trivia...More

1  Thank pumpkinheadache
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was excited to visit this museum, they do have seasonal hours, so I had to wait a few days for them to be open. Unfortunately, you can't take pictures, but it is still fun. I am a big chicken and hate unexpected jump scares,...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wanted to walk through a museum but found the witch museums a bit pricey. This was was just what my family of 5 needed. If you enjoy old horror movies with Vincent Price, Alfred Hitchcock, or even more modern day frights you will love this...More

1  Thank Amyshiphair1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
My Partner and I are visiting Salem on 28th December, are you likely to be open on that day? If so, what are your opening hours?
21 December 2016|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Hello! I'm sorry to say we won't be open that day. We close in the Winter from the end of November and open again the second weekend of March. Please consider visiting again! Thank you!
Melissa S
When are you open and what is the fee?
8 April 2015|
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Response from SKSC | Reviewed this property |
Hi, in off season the hours & days open vary BUT usually it's open 7 days a week. Monday to Sat. 10 to 6 and Sunday 12 to 5, you should check when you arrive in Salem. They have a website with a phone # just google Count... More