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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

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Address: 285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: +1 978-740-0500
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Description: This cinematic Monster museum is dedicated to all those who have...
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!
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Very cool spot to check out! The monsters were realistic and the plaques that accompany them are so interesting to read! Lots of little tidbits I never knew!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Bear, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very cool spot to check out! The monsters were realistic and the plaques that accompany them are so interesting to read! Lots of little tidbits I never knew!

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Paid $8 a person for a party of 5 to see Count Orlock's gallery; however, the host does not tell you that you may not take any pictures until you pay! Was very disappointed that we couldn't take any pictures considering the price and the very short array of horror statues/figures. Don't waste your money.

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CountOrlok, Owner at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, responded to this review

Contrary to what's written here, the TWO obvious "No photography beyond this point" signs posted on our FRONT DOOR were ignored. We always hope these are noticed. We even say in those same signs, "If this is a deal breaker, we understand. If not, please come right in". Most people see these signs and comply. If they don't see them,... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I just wish it was bigger because they packed so much wonderful horror history into this place. High quality props and visuals combined with details that bring back a flood of memories. If you're a horror fan, this is a must stop while in Salem. Worth every dollar and highly recommend.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The pieces are amazing and I discovered horror movies I hadn't heard of and saw many classic characters. There are many signs that state to not take pictures and everyone was taking pictures which was irritating because it was disrespectful to the establishment and art! I would love to go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is my favorite attraction in Salem. From the moment you enter, your experience is first class. Wonderful, informative and kind staff; if you have a passion for cinema and the macabre then do have a chat because you will be made to feel incredibly welcome. The figures themselves are just superb, I mean they are total perfection. No ropey... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Husband is a huge horror movie fan so this was a must stop. Great place and in the begining the gentleman told us to read all the information at each wax character. The reason they tell you that is because the walkthru is very short. I did not give five stars because you can't take pictures and it was pretty... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was my 2nd visit in 5 years and it was as good as I remembered!! There were loads of great horror characters, from the Universal Classics to modern slashers and even Sam from Trick'r'Treat! ( A personal favorite!) The details are amazing. Some of them look so realistic, they look like they could touch you (none of the move... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

So, this is cheesy, needs a bit of an update and really only for horror movie fans. However, if you are partial to this genre, a quick half an hour stroll through here provides a bit of fun, geekery and trivia. Relatively cheap too.

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CountOrlok, Owner at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, responded to this review

While there were some complimentary sentiments here, I do take objection when, on occasion, a person refers to the museum as "Cheesy". I suppose everyone has their own definition of "cheesy" as it's such a vague word. I would ask this reviewer exactly WHAT she found "cheesy". With the work of over 35 special effects artists who are all wildly... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was so much fun. I uploaded a pic of a man dressed as 'Count Orlok' We where entertained the entire visit. A must see when in Salem.

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Hazlet, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Pretty cool. Line moved quickly. Went over the Halloween weekend 2014. Would recommend. Creepy inside, cool props.....

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