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The Hollywood Museum

1660 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
+1 323-464-7776
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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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1660 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6121
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Reviewed 4 days ago

From the outside, well, it needs a bit more "COME IN" In fact, it was only because of the Tripadvisor reviews, I had this down as a "must do" It certainly did not disapoint. tI really is fabulous value for money. Four floors of Hollywood...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place to spend a few hours we have been twice & enjoyed every minute of it, must see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I visited in the middle of June as the temperatures started to heat up. We were on Hollywood Blvd early in the morning and were able to beat most of the crowds, however this was a nice break from everything else. Lots...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

The building is beautiful, the exhibits are very well presented and interesting, The contribution of Max Factor to the makeup industry is amazing. We have been on the Paramount studio tour and this is as good if not better than their costume department.

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Our experience with downtown LA was fairly disappointing, and The Hollywood Museum really stands out as the redeeming experience of the whole thing! It is filled to the brim with fun movie props, costumes, and authentic make-up collections of old Hollywood stars. Set in a...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I think this museum was one of the most enjoyable attractions in Los Angeles. I didn't particularly like the city with it's infernal traffic and crowds, but I'm glad I at least manage to visit this little gem. Though, I thought they had waaay too...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a real hidden gem in the heart of Hollywood Boulevard. Spent a very interesting couple of hours here. Do not be put off by the rather inauspicious entrance way, it really does contain a lot of interesting displays. Scary stuff in the basement...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

The admission is $15 for an adult for 4 floors of TV and movie memorabilia. The Batman exhibit is definitely the biggest although the first floor includes the four make-up rooms that are color coded by hair color. The dungeon is filled with the horror...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

If you love movies or make up then this is definitely a museum to visit. Originally the Max Factor make up headquarters, the museum has preserved and explained the "science" (read: marketing) behind the early make up industry on the first floor. The basement pays...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

We honestly didn't know what to expect. However, we found this to be a hidden gem filled with great memorabilia of the good old Hollywood days. I sat through the short film on Max Factor, while my boys enjoyed the ground floor filled with all...More

Thank Marisol O
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
We spent more time there the first time because we were there for an event. 90 minutes would have been enough time if no event
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March 21, 2018|
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Response from BrettSOk68 | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm shut Mondays and Tuesdays if you called on there Monday or Tuesday that's most probably why there was no answer. Hope you enjoy it as I will be going back as there is so much to see lots of... More
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Diane G
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We generally stick with Metro. Hollywood & Highland Red Line station is nearby. Or as other have said, Uber, or the Hollywood & Highland garage.
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