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Museums in Hollywood


Hollywood Heritage Museum

Metro Station: Hollywood/Highland, Red Line

Walking Distance: 12 minutes/0.5 mile

Address: 2100 N Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90068

Phone: (323) 874-2276

Hours: Wed-Sun 12-4pm



hwood heritage

One of our favorite, lesser known museums in Hollywood. An homage to the history of movies and the early days of filmmaking, celebrating the men, women and machines who built the dream factory from the ground up. They also offer monthly walking tours of old Hollywood.





Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Metro Station: Hollywood/Highland, Red Line

Walking Distance: 4 minutes/0.2 mile

Address: 6933 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028

Phone: (323) 798-1670

Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm; Fri-Sun 10am-10pm



marilyn in wax

President Obama, Brad and Angelina, Michael Jackson, Tony Hawk, Beyonce, the judges from American Idol and more. Sculpted to scale in lifelike, hopefully melt-proof wax. Check Website for Metro Rail discounts - they sometimes offer riders entrance fee reductions.





Museum of Death

Metro Station: Hollywood/Vine, Red Line

Walking Distance: 5 minutes/0.3 mile

Address: 6031 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90028

Phone: (323) 466-8011

Hours: Sun-Fri 11am-8pm; Sat 11am-10pm



museum of death

Autopsies, serial killer artwork, murderous cults, mortician supplies, crime scene photos and execution devices from the mundane to the baroque. Depending on your personality you'll think this is one of the weirdest museums in Hollywood, or you'll feel right at home.





Hollyhock House at Barnsdall Art Park

Metro Station: Vermont/Sunset, Red Line

Walking Distance: 14 minutes/0.6 mile

Address: 4800 Hollywood Blvd,Los Angeles, CA 90027

Phone: (323) 644-6275

Hours: Tours Fri-Sun 12:30, 1:30. 2:30 & 3:30; Check website for additional tours as they become available.



Hollyhock House

The first project built in Los Angeles by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Mayan revival style Hollyhock house was commissioned by oil heiress/arts patroness Aline Barnsdall in 1919. Part house, part garden, Wright called his creation "California Romanza", emphasizing the flow of indoor-outdoor spaces to take advantage of L.A'.s warm climate. Decorated with pergolas, colonnades, moats, rooftop terraces offering spectacular views, and perhaps the world's first built-in entertainment center, the Hollyhock house is a perfect example of the freedom Los Angeles has always offered to architects longing to stretch their wings. A visit to the Hollyhock house is a must for architecture buffs, and anyone who appreciates creative design and unique living spaces. In 2007 it was designated a National Historic landmark, which makes it unique among museums in Hollywood. Due to current construction, check their website for times and details of their docent-led tours. The Hollyhock house is on the grounds of Barnsdall Art Park, which features galleries, art classes for children and events such as outdoor movies and Friday Night wine tastings.




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