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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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fun but short

museum of waxed horror villians, great variety and all my favs were there, only took 20 mins but it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marie Renee B
Kingston, Ontario
Awesome Place.

I am an Avid Horror movie fan and this museum was great. I loved the fact that they had so many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Margaret S
Niagara Falls, Canada
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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 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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285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

museum of waxed horror villians, great variety and all my favs were there, only took 20 mins but it was enjoyable cant take pics :( but fun

Thank Marie Renee B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am an Avid Horror movie fan and this museum was great. I loved the fact that they had so many characters. Very neat and kind of spooky. My mom was really surprised by how many characters she actually knew of. The guy working was...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This was a fun little stop. The kids were scared as we explored the galley. There was lots of info on the props. Military discount was available which helped on cost.

Thank srmorgan516
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We kind of stumbled up on this place. We are both big horror movie fans so of course we had to go. The guy working there was nice, helpful, friendly. The displays are great! Lots of info about your favorite horror villains and they are...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery has been a stable in Salem for 10 years now. During most of the year it is a museum where guests can walk through and see scenes from horror movies. During October the museum closes at 2 and re opens at...More

1  Thank kmeddy
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Count Orlok’s Sunday, October 29, during our Halloween trip to Salem. This is my 4th visit, but I want to leave another review anyway because the gallery is always adding new monsters to their exhibits AND their staff is top notch. We were...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Seemed like an average shop. There was a line to get in during my visit in mid Oct, the front door attendant regularly reiterated no pics allowed inside, not sure why. Worth a look inside while in Salem.

Thank Chrvargas
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We bought tickets to this museum from an online site. When we arrived just after 2pm we were told the museum was closed and changing into a hsunted house. We did NOT want to visit a hsunted house, our children are too afraid. We explained...More

2  Thank lfuertes
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

From Nasferatu to Chucky and Saw. This collection covers it all. Many signed and original pieces with a Great representation of all parts of the horror movie genra. Creature from the black lagoon, Munsters, Legend, Lost Boys, It, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Hellraiser, Elvira, Hannibal...More

Thank crowther1
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small place featuring wax figures of horror icons from classic to more present day. Each display has a little writeup about some trivia about the movie which is interesting. It may take about an hour or so to go through if you...More

Thank lquinlan76
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Karen F
27 August 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.
30 July 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. ;)
Paula N
28 June 2017|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Sorry, this section has just come to my attention again. No, we do not allow photos or video of any kind. The photos on our website are professionally taken for the website. ;)