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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Museum of Horror Legends

This is a Salem must see, for any Horror Movie Fan! My 6 year old son and myself were visiting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tyngsboro, Massachusetts

I felt that thus museum was the highlight of my trip to Salem. The monsters were sooo awesome. The... read more

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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WE HAVE MOVED to 217 Essex Street in Salem! 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...more
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217 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a Salem must see, for any Horror Movie Fan! My 6 year old son and myself were visiting Salem, MA this past Columbus Day and decided to check out Count Orlock's new location. I had been to Count Orlock's a few years back...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I felt that thus museum was the highlight of my trip to Salem. The monsters were sooo awesome. The downside was that I wish it was bigger and also some of the monsters were missing the identifying plaques. I absolutely recommend this place. It was...More

Thank m00nkitty88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love all the horror movie figures along with the trivia! The set up is awesome and the detail on the wax figures makes you think twice... did they just move?! Definitely fun for the entire family!

Thank Latentheat
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing exhibits and extremely interesting facts for all horror fans. We had to wait in a small line so be prepared.

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun and informative horror wax museum. The owner is such a character. Talking to him alone was worth the price of admission!

Thank karenposner54
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one of the top activities we did in salem. The monster gallery figured were detailed and some of them really wowed us. It's not a huge tour but there is a quality to it that's wanting in most of the more commerical crap...More

Thank Jillian L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellant! Worth the money for sure!! We were so impressed with James and his quality collection of Hollywood monsters!!! So scary!!

Thank Voyager759729
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not what I expected at all when I walked in. I thought it was just another cool shop on the strip of Essex Street, but it is a legit gallery of awesome wax figures from all sorts of different horror movies. There is also a...More

Thank asaville1992
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All the displays were amazing! No photography allowed inside so I cant show the good stuff but it's definitely worth visiting when in Salem! Even had some newer monsters on display with some crazy looking effects happening! It's definitely a "you just have to see...More

Thank Nicole O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fun spot. I love old horror movies and this gallery did not disappoint. Interesting details included with every display. I hear they are opening a 2nd floor so will be back to see it.

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Tanya R
February 17, 2018|
Response from Lorraine M | Reviewed this property |
what's the question?
Karen F
August 27, 2017|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately we will not be open in February. You might ask the Visitors Center. They might have a better idea.
July 29, 2017|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Hello! Our March hours usually begin in the middle of March and we will be open Friday, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm Sorry for the late reply. Just saw this section. ;)