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Address: 1660 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 323-464-7776
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Description: The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood located in the...
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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Housed in the old Max Factor (make-up artist to the stars) building, this 35,000 square foot 'non-profit' museum houses an extraordinary collection of historic Hollywood. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Housed in the old Max Factor (make-up artist to the stars) building, this 35,000 square foot 'non-profit' museum houses an extraordinary collection of historic Hollywood. The entire basement is dedicated to the history of horror. The Elvira and Dr. Hannibal Lecter exhibits were two of my favorites. The first, second, and third floors contain so much memorabilia, videos ,movies, and... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I decided to visit the museum due to the fact that I myself am a Marilyn Monroe fanatic. I loved seeing her original costumes, makeup, newspapers and original belongings. It was a delight to walk thru these hallways filled with Hollywoods history. Marilyn monroes black limo was a plus. The collection is absolutely amazing. Its a must see for old... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I really recommend visiting this museum. It has 4 levels of hollywood memorabilia that is really interesting to see. The front desk lady is amazing - to be honest the first time I walked past this place I thought she was a statue. Note - if you go on the hop on hop off bus you can get half price... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I really loved seeing some of the authentic costumes as well as props from some of the classics movie. If you are a movie buff you will love it.

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We visited here on our one day tour of Hollywood. Since my husband is a fan of old movies, I thought he would enjoy it. But, I have to say, I, too, found it very interesting. All the staff that we encountered, starting with the lady at the reception desk, were very friendly. Admission was $12. It is all self... More 

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Central City, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This museum was included with our GO Card. I am not sure I would have gone to it otherwise. My 8-year-old daughter (our fashionista) loved seeing the elegant dresses on display from bygone eras.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Spent at least 2 hours here. We loved looking at the costumes and exhibits. Very interesting to see Marilyn Monroe's make-up box and outfits belonging to various folk. We were fortunate to have a chat with a man who worked there who used to do make-up at a movie studio. Fascinating!

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Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you are into Hollywood history, this is a great place to visit. Small but packed with interesting things from many eras. The basement is totally creepy and if you are a fan of horror, worth the visit. We have been here on two trips to Hollywood - both times this museum was included as part of a pass.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

what can i say....go!! if your a fan of old hollywood then go! the staff are extremely friendly, so much so that i saw one a few days later in a restaurant, they remembered me and came and said hello and to see how i was! so sweet, the museum itself is incredible, if your like me and a big... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A good way to spend an hour or so looking at the mostly bygone days of Hollywood. Definitely more for the Baby Boomer than the younger generation as it is not hi tech, but if you an interest in movies and the history of Hollywood take it in.

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