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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
(978) 740-0500
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Ranked #6 of 41 Attractions in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: This tribute museum is dedicated to all those who have entertained us in the world of Horror! Actors, directors and special effects wizards of the... more » Owner description: This tribute museum is dedicated to all those who have entertained us in the world of Horror! Actors, directors and special effects wizards of the past and present are all honored here with nearly fifty life-sized realistic recreations of the horror's genre's most memorable characters. 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!!! « less
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We loved Count Orlok's Gallery as a daytime visit AND as a nighttime thrill! The gallery is so real - you think the characters are going to come alive! See it first at night, then come back the next day to view the gallery up close. It was awesome!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My family visited here during summer 2014, and had a fun time wandering through the exhibits of movie memorabilia and displays. Remember not to touch! is posted throughout the gallery, and should be heeded. A few of the displays look like they might be in danger of falling down if disturbed, and that would be a shame if it caused... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

For those reviews here that are low, I will tell you they did not read any of the several clearly posted signs. Haunted House on the weekend, gallery (just like an art gallery) during the weeks. Very clear, very easy. James even asked me upon entering if I would rather wait and come back on the weekend. Now to the... More

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Long Beach, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a cool gallery of well-done wax figures. They're all characters from horror movies. It's not a very large attraction, but if you're a fan of horror and appreciative of art/detail you'll really enjoy this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Being a scary movie buff I LOVED this, everything in there was so accurate!! I kept thinking something in there was going to jump out at me. A must do in Salem.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Stopped in Salem on the way home from Maine with the fam. This gallery was pretty cool. It was not scary because there was no action; nothing or no one jumping out at you or trying to scare you. It was more like a tiny, dark museum with cool model characters from movies over time. For that reason I think... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Great replicas of great monsters from awesome movies. If you're a horror fanatic you cannot miss this attraction. Tickets are 7 dollars online, it's definitely worth it. Id love to walk thru when it's haunted!

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Hollywood horror wax museum by day and haunted house by night The most lifelike figures I've ever scene! Beet haunted house in Salem.

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Bethel, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This was a new addition since we'd been to Salem last. While small, it was packed with unbelievable replicas from all kinds of horror films from the 1920's to the present. There's bound to be at least one figure that will absolutely freak you out. For me it was the creepy old man from Poltergeist 2 perched high up on... More

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Manassas Park, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While most of Salem focuses on the horror of their town's history, Count Orlock's features a nice look at the history of horror fiction on the Silver Screen. Enough fiends to fill a life time of nightmares lurk around every corner. The staff are clearly enjoying a labor of love, gladly sharing horror trivia before they send you into the... More

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