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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Best place to see in Salem

I visited about 2 weeks ago with my husband and 2 kids (toddler and a baby), along with our friend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Charlie S
via mobile
Neat and fun spot!!

$9 per adult takes about 20-30 min. Life sized models of all kinds of horror villains! If you like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jefferson, Maine
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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!
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“horror movie” (112 reviews)
“horror fan” (48 reviews)
“haunted house” (94 reviews)
285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited about 2 weeks ago with my husband and 2 kids (toddler and a baby), along with our friend and his 2 toddlers. None of the kids were scared as nothing moves. Its basically a super cool wax museum with some other cool stuff....More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$9 per adult takes about 20-30 min. Life sized models of all kinds of horror villains! If you like horror movies it's worth the price of admission. Take your time and read all the placards, lots of tidbits of info. Make sure you look up...More

1  Thank EFW2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was definitely one of the highlights from a recent trip to Salem. If you are a horror fan then it is an absolute must. The characters you see from your favourite horror films are absolutely incredible and the attention to detail is meticulous. The...More

Thank Carlab182
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice display with interesting facts about lots of horror movies. Would be nice if you could take pictures. I really wanted to take my picture with Jack Nicholson from The Shining. Also, there were quite a few movies that we said "We should watch that"...More

Thank Christa168
CountOrlok, Owner at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We totally understand the urge to take photos and we appreciate you following the rules during your visit. Of course we have many reasons for that rule but, understandably, one doesn't want to spoil the surprise for other visitors which would be the case should...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $9 a person you can't beat it. Cool movie monsters and props. All well made, not cheesy. Small but lots of stuff inside. Worth checking out for a quick something to do!

Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked by it a few times before actually going in. We are Halloween fanatics and anything horror or haunted is up our alley. It's a little pricy for what you get but overall we enjoyed it. We went slow and read all the plaques...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews about this place we decided to check it out. It is basically a wax museum of characters from horror movies - great if you are a fan. The walk through begins with characters from the past and continues to present day. I...More

Thank raymondl905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not a large gallery, but if you visit Salem, I'd strongly recommend you to visit this place. I think it is really one of the best attractions in this city.

1  Thank Charger1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really cool stop in Salem! If you like monster movies, you have to go here! No photography allowed but I thought it was worth it!

Thank bmasek13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although small, literally took us 15min if even, it is a very informative tour with some nice notes on all the characters detailing some nice information. The characters themselves are very realistic and would defo recommend this to anybody visiting Salem.

Thank WillyShredder30
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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. ;)