Salem, Massachusetts: Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

Salem's only Monster Museum features displays about horror, sci-fi, and fantasy films from Nosferatu to Hellraiser.
217 Essex St., Salem, MA
Downtown, on the south side of Essex St. (pedestrian only), just east of its intersection with Washington St.
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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery.

Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

What a great museum for horror fans! Soooo bummed that no photography was allowed... so many great photo ops! We got to sit and watch a pieced-together silent movie of starring Lon Chaney, even though the movie had been lost. I was able to snap a photo of the greeter because he was at the front desk.

[Chrissie, 08/09/2019]
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

Count Orlok's has moved to a larger location at 217 Essex St., the old Naumkeag Trust building. It plans to reopen soon. Can't wait to see what James does with a larger space and features like the old vault.

[Dan Williams, 06/25/2018]
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

Really awesome; classic characters. Information about each character is on a sign so you can read what movie they are featured in. But there's a big downside: No Photography Allowed! Major bummer; such great photo opportunities crushed. Pictures of happy patrons would bring in more business and smiles.

[Rutka, 09/24/2014]

Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery.

Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery

Tiny museum that pays homage to movie monsters. Stuffed into a small storefront. Very detailed figures that show much affection for the genre. Inexpensive way to spend an hour or two.

[Dan Williams, 04/26/2011]

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