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Hollywood Museum

Updated by Pat Dorri on March 14 2024

Cinematic Treasure Trove in the Heart of Hollywood.

Address: 1660 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028, United States

Memorabilia inside the Hollywood Museum, LA
Film buffs will find plenty of interesting memorabilia at this museum.

💲 Adult entry from $15

👩‍🦽 Wheelchair accessible

🍽️ No dining options

🚽 Public Restrooms

Where can I find Hollywood Museum?

The Hollywood Museum is within the historic Max Factor Building, at the corner of Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard.

The museum's prime location sits it to near many of Hollywood's iconic attractions, including the Walk of Fame and the TCL Chinese Theatre.

Why should I visit Hollywood Museum?

The Hollywood Museum is a must-visit for film buffs and television fans alike.

It houses memorabilia from the entertainment industry, including costumes, props, photographs, and personal artifacts.

The museum is spread across four floors, each dedicated to different parts of Hollywood history, including Max Factor's makeup rooms where Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor were transformed.

What are the opening hours at Hollywood Museum?

General opening hours

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Closed

Wednesday - 10am - 5pm

Thursday - 10am - 5pm

Friday - 10am - 5pm

Saturday - 10am - 5pm

Sunday - 10am - 5pm

Closures and holidays

Hollywood Museum is open year round, however check the museum's official website for holiday closures and special events.

People outside the TCL Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, LA
Don't miss out on the TCL Chinese Theatre when you are in the area.
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Where should I park when visiting Hollywood Museum?

Parking is available in nearby lots and structures, including a parking lot directly across the street. Rates vary by location.

Street parking is also an option but can be limited.

Is Hollywood Museum accessible by public transportation?

Hollywood Museum is easily accessible by public transportation.

The Hollywood/Highland Metro Station, served by the Red Line, is a short walk away, and several bus lines also stop near the museum.

When is the best time to visit Hollywood Museum?

Weekday mornings tend to be less crowded, offering a more leisurely experience.

Weekends can be busier but provide a real sense of Hollywood's bustling atmosphere.

What are the best things to see near Hollywood Museum?

There are plenty of great places close to Hollywood Museum to also explore. Here are some favorites.

  • Walk of Fame - The iconic stretch of Hollywood Boulevard lined with stars honoring entertainment industry figures.
  • TCL Chinese Theatre - Famous for its celebrity handprints and footprints set in concrete.
  • Dolby Theatre - The venue for the annual Academy Awards ceremonies.
  • Hollywood & Highland - A shopping and entertainment complex offering dining, shopping, and views of the Hollywood sign.
Exterior of the shops and dining areas at the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex
Shop till you drop at nearby Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex.

Common questions about Hollywood Museum

At the Hollywood Museum, you can expect to delve into the rich tapestry of film and television history, all housed within the historic Max Factor Building. Here is what you can expect to find here.

Is Hollywood Museum accessible to those with lower mobility?

✔️ Yes, The Hollywood Museum is accessible for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.

Is Hollywood Museum free to enter?

❌ No, there is an admission fee for Hollywood Museum. Adult tickets start at $15.

❗ Discounts available for seniors, students, and children, so check before you visit.

Is Hollywood Museum pet-friendly?

❌ No, pets are not allowed inside The Hollywood Museum, except for service animals.

Is Hollywood Museum child-friendly?

✔️ Yes, The Hollywood Museum is family-friendly.

Is Hollywood Museum a year-round attraction?

✔️ Yes, The Hollywood Museum is open year-round, perfect for exploring any time of year.

Are refreshments available at Hollywood Museum?

❗ While there's no café on-site at Hollywood Museum, there are numerous dining options within walking distance.

Are there restrooms at Hollywood Museum?

✔️ Yes, there are public restrooms available for visitors at Hollywood Museum.

What else is useful to know before I visit Hollywood Museum

Due to its popularity and limited space, it's recommended to arrive early, especially on weekends and during holiday periods.

You must print your tickets when you purchase online and present them at the front desk for entry.

Photography is allowed in some areas of the museum but restricted in others.

Hollywood Walk of Fame, without any people. Neon lights in the background
Why not check out some more Hollywood highlights with a visit to the Walk of Fame.

Where to stay near Hollywood Museum

There are plenty of great hotel options in Los Angeles to head back to after enjoying an interesting visit to Hollywood Museum. Here are some favorites.

  • Hotel Per La, Autograph Collection - Centrally located, this plush hotel is an exceptional stay and delivers first-class service.

  • citizenM Los Angeles Downtown - This trendy hotel serves as a convenient gateway to the Broadway Theater District and Little Tokyo, and many other great LA top attractions.

  • Ambrose Hotel - At Ambrose Hotel and you can expect stylish accommodation, fit for all the family, in the heart of Santa Monica.