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Hollywood Heritage Museum

2100 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90068-3241
+1 213-874-2276
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Old Hollywood treasure!

If you're an old Hollywood movie fan then this is a must see! This barn, which was once owned by... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
HelenBezzo
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Interesting Building

This museum has been on my "to do" list for several years, and I finally went to it on the first... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
wonderfulworld
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Seattle, Washington
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2100 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90068-3241
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+1 213-874-2276
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you're an old Hollywood movie fan then this is a must see! This barn, which was once owned by Jesse Laskey and Cecil B. Demille, played a very important role in the early days of the Hollywood movie industry. The museum has some fantastic...More

Thank HelenBezzo
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This museum has been on my "to do" list for several years, and I finally went to it on the first weekend in October, 2016. We were greeted by a man who gave us a brief description of the building and pointed us to the...More

1  Thank wonderfulworld
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on 11th September this year and found the building to be a wonderful reminder of old Hollywood. The building itself is of historical significance as although it was moved some time ago from a different part of L.A., the first feature length movie...More

1  Thank Imogian
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I put this museum on my short list of must-sees when we attended a film festival because of its significance in film history. As it turned out, they had an event there - presentation and book signing! So, we saw the collection, learned about classic...More

1  Thank Ann7316
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Just a ten minute walk or so from Hollywood /Highland station, and the tourist mayhem of Hollywood Boulevard, in a quiet corner of the Hollywood Bowl parking lot. This is the barn used for the making of Hollywood's first feature film, 1913's The Squaw Man,...More

2  Thank Wot2c
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Was not open when we were there February 2015 and looked abandoned. May have re-opened - suggest you call first to check.

1  Thank den979
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The Museum just reopened. This is the building where Cecil B. DeMille made his first movie in Hollywood. The building has been moved from its original location and has been restored. It contains his office with some of his furniture and shoes. There is an...More

1  Thank charles6346
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This small museum that was the actual barn building used for Cecil B DeMille's first studio. His office is preserved in one of the ante rooms. The barn is chocked full of memorabilia and silent short films from the birth of Hollywood. The museum is...More

1  Thank Jay F
Reviewed 16 June 2015

If you've ever wanted to see items from Charlie Chaplin's movie studio, Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments, props, costumes and other artifacts from Hollywood's Golden era, this is the place. The museum building is actually the first home of what would be later called...More

1  Thank Keatie
Reviewed 23 January 2015

This is a great antidote to the circus that is Hollywood and Highland. It is small, and very interesting, in the original barn (which has moved three times) that the first studio was set up in by Cecil B de Mille. The docents and volunteers...More

Thank Arncliffegirl
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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
...More
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