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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Short small place for the money.

We thought this would be more of a museum with horror movie artifacts, but it's basically a small... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Freeport, Illinois
via mobile
Great for film buffs

Great little attraction if you are a film student or just into old horror movies. Not a big place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
James O
Villa Hills, Kentucky
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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!
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  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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285 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-7511
+1 978-740-0500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thought this would be more of a museum with horror movie artifacts, but it's basically a small wax museum that takes like 15 min to get through. Not worth it for the money unless they expand on it.More

Thank Djanvk
CountOrlok, Owner at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy it. With over 60 characters meticulously created by Special Effects artists, various artifacts and about 35 pages of trivia, it's the very rare fan that doesn't get it, understand it or enjoy it. I always ask prospective patrons if they...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great little attraction if you are a film student or just into old horror movies. Not a big place but contains thoroughly researched info on many classic and modern films. Some memorabilia, and impressive collection of signed photos from horror film actors. Looks like it...More

1  Thank James O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice location, price is okay, the cashier is very involve in his character, the only cons are the amount of exhibitions is limited and no photograph are allowed not even in a designated area only outside.

Thank Paco R
Reviewed 4 days ago

we drove an extra 2 hours to go to this as i thought i could take pics to share with one of my relatives that will never get to this.first we asked to use the washroom and were told you have to go to the...More

Thank 29ratatude
CountOrlok, Owner at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

A very undeserved bitter, sour grapes review.. And for what? Because we don't have a public restroom and told them where the nearest one was? And a museum that doesn't allow photos isn't rare. And we make no secret of this. There are TWO signs...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a terrific time at this museum! It's curated so well that it's difficult to believe it started as a young boy's collection. We visited 4 of Salem's fun galleries/museums yesterday, and 8 out of 9 of this enjoyed this the most. Our party...More

1  Thank Jen G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Take the time you want to tour. Learned some things. Brought up some great memories. I'm glad we visited

Thank 410krista
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I lived in Salem for seven years, and Count Orlock's was (and still is when I go to salem with out of town friends!) always a must visit whenever I had friends in from out of town! If you are a horror fan, YOU MUST...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For horror movie fans, this is a fantastic place. Creepy and exciting to see so many iconic images. The Hell Raiser exhibit is my favorite!!

1  Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Count Orlok's in the afternoon to get out of the heat and really enjoyed. It was $9/person or $7/person if you bought tickets online. There were alot of interesting figures from movies, both old and recent, with information to read at each display....More

Thank mln304
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the displays, the figures, and the feel of the place. Would've been a lot more fun if they allowed photos to be taken. That's the only downer.

Thank LeppardLady
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Paula N
28 June 2017|
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Response from Herb1539 | Reviewed this property |
They tell you that no photography is allowed inside.
22 December 2016|
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Response from CountOrlok | Property representative |
Hello! I'm sorry to say we won't be open that day. We close in the Winter from the end of November and open again the second weekend of March. Please consider visiting again! Thank you!
Melissa S
8 April 2015|
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Response from SKSC | Reviewed this property |
Hi, in off season the hours & days open vary BUT usually it's open 7 days a week. Monday to Sat. 10 to 6 and Sunday 12 to 5, you should check when you arrive in Salem. They have a website with a phone # just google Count... More