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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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Our visit to Salem

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
April S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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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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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

One of my favorite hangout spots in Salem on my days off! An amazing horror/sci-fi collection all the way from the silent era up to modern day. Cliff is super-friendly and informative! And there is lots of my main men, Vincent Price, Christopher Lee & Peter Cushing!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you have watched any movies in the past four decades, go see this. There was a wide range of characters from Jason, Freddie, Creature from the Black Lagoon to Boris Karlof and even Angelica Houston as her character from "The Witches"! They change the displays as they get new content and at Halloween they have actors in there as... More 

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Loved it! Totally go if you're into horror movies. It was great to walk around without any staff members following you around.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Super disappointed, my partner and i travelled from Boston on a day trip to Salem. Even though we had checked all the websites and opening times Count Orlok's was closed when we arrived (which we didn't find out until we called their number). I understand that being winter some stores and attractions are closed but maybe they should have the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The first time we did Halloween in Salem (2009) everything was magical. We arrived days early before the crowds and I had bought tickets in advance for almost everything, including Count Orlok. I was impressed with the quality of display of monsters they have. It is a fun trip through, and not expensive. We had package tickets this time, as... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Total waste of money! Toted as hollywood monster history. More like boreville!! Clown haunted house during Haunted Happenings was simply 3 people dressed up in clown costumes screaming in your ear. No scare, just screaming!

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

We are so sorry to hear that any patrons aren't pleased with their experience at Nightmare Gallery, whether in the Museum or Haunted House. This seems to be a case of a patron who perhaps entered during the clearly-explained time of the Haunted House, when they may have better enjoyed the Museum. We do indeed tout ourselves as Hollywood Monster... More 

Northampton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Since I am not a fan of haunted houses, we went during the day just to check out the nightmare gallery. Like another reviewer stated, if you love monsters, macabre, and horror but hate being scared the gallery is the perfect level of "horror". The life-size statues were incredibly true-to-life and the accompanying information for each was very in-depth and... More 

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Silver Spring, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The plethora of life-size statues are very detailed and cover generations of horror film characters and actors. If you love horror movies this is definitely the place for you.

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