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The Hollywood Museum

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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 January 3, 2018

Into the world of Max Factor and several of the actors that his make up made. Interesting exhibits and stories for all to enjoy!

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

If you love the Golden Days of Hollywood, you will love this museum located in the old Max Factor building in the heart of Hollywood. The most interesting aspect of the museum is the history of Max Factor and the development of make up for...More

2  Thank Nellie5
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I don’t know why, but I didn’t have high hopes for this place. That said, it completely exceeded my expectations. It includes tons of stuff from both the golden age of Hollywood and from modern film and TV. This museum is fantastic! All of it...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Large exhibit and film about Max Factor and the history of make-up, Originally the building was the Max Factor factory. Special rooms dedicated to certain stars,Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, etc. Lots of clothing and paraphenalia from Hollywood movies and TV shows. Spooky basement. It is...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

First of all I only saw this place by walking past it with all the wax museums I didn’t actually think of visiting a real museum !! I loved it ..it was REAL old Hollywood the props were old and they have a scary part...More

2  Thank Kylie H
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

I don't know if it was the way this place is decorated, or the smell, or just that all the stuff in there is really old and from mostly dead people. It was very creepy in there, it was interesting, we had a pass for...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Loved this place and was so sad to leave. Forced out by my husband. This place is packed with old Hollywood treasures. I loved the individual rooms suited best based on hair color. Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Okay having read the reviews about the smell of this place I knew what to expect. It is a very old building and yes it does smell fusty. You Wil live. Plenty of stairs too. What did I love... It brought back so many memories...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful museum with many artifacts and memorabilia from Hollywood's past and present! Took our German exchange student and daughters and they had a great time!

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

I stumbled upon this museum unknowingly and decided to kill some time and give it a shot. I almost didn't believe they had all these "props" so I didn't expect much. Well, I was blown away! In fact every time I am in LA I...More

2  Thank ElvishThistle
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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
January 17, 2018|
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Response from AbsolutWallStreet | Reviewed this property |
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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