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Museum of Death

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Address: 6031 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5411
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+1 323-466-8011
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00

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Something different to do in LA

If you want something different in Hollywood, this is definitely the place to visit. Some historical artefacts, but mainly photos and stories. So many things to look at and read... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here after it was recommended by friends, and had a pretty good time. The staff annoyed me on the way in, because they made me put my small backpack behind the counter, then I walked straight in and saw two girls with massive hand bags, bigger than my backpack. I went back to argue it and they got pretty... More 

Thank jennyferjay
Essex, Maryland
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ever since I heard of this place it's been on my bucket list and finally 4 years later I get my chance and was not disappointed. Wish I could have taken pictures but it wasn't allowed. Very eye opening cool museum! Can't wait to go back and to get to New Orleans one to check it out !

1 Thank Brandis P
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd heard about this museum and really wanted to go but kept missing out on it. But on our last day we were down the end of Hollywood Blvd and on the walk back had to do it. It's full of interesting things, from letters to toys, coffins to cult and serial killer info. An interesting trip out.

Thank Sianarealla
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want something different in Hollywood, this is definitely the place to visit. Some historical artefacts, but mainly photos and stories. So many things to look at and read, you could spend hours here if you went through it all. Some rooms are overwhelming with the amount of information there is, and not for the squeamish. If you like... More 

Thank briony_b83
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55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're fascinated with serial killers, cults, original murder scene photography, taxidermy pets (some famous even) and all things death related- look no further! This place has some pretty amazing artifacts from the Manson Family, Black Dahlia, and heavens gate cult. It's not for the faint hearted, there's some disturbing stuff in there so be ready to be unsettled if... More 

1 Thank Dani K
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of a short trip to LA! I'm so glad we saw it on the bus ride to our hotel! If you are queasy at all, I wouldn't recommend it. Great memorabilia and very nice, knowledgeable staff. If I'm ever in LA again, I'll be coming for another visit. Don't miss the Siamese turtle when you first... More 

1 Thank jnjdewey
Henderson, Nevada
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67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I have always had a fascination with true crime and was beyond excited to visit the museum on my latest trip to LA. We went on a Friday afternoon and there were a decent amount of people in there. The rooms are small and can feel pretty crowded with more than about five people in them. The museum is not... More 

1 Thank Kayla S
Corona, California
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The mere fact that this is the 'Museum of Death', you can expect to see an interesting array of visitors all out to satisfy their morbid curiosity. It's also not a very large place, so you may want to plan your visit on a weekday when you're less likely to be shoulder-to-shoulder with the masses. I was there on a... More 

2 Thank Craig C
Taupo, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprise just how tasteful and educational the displays were. It's well worth a visit and the $15 charge. Staff are friendly and know a lot on the subject. Facing the taboo subject of death in this manner is highly recommended but truly not for the faint hearted.

1 Thank VampyreNance
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I really thought there would be more displays If you like reading this is a place for you if you google "death museum" you find they have "bodies" in display like in the science museum. Don't expect to see any of that


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