The History of Hollywood in Pictures
Historic Photo Gallery
See the beginnings of Hollywood more than 100 years ago!
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The History of Hollywood in Pictures Exhibit features more than 1,000 vintage Black & White photos from the Silents, to Hollywood’s Golden Era, to the turbulent 60’s — and the hayday of Tinseltown! See what “Hollywoodland” really looked like when it first became known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World”!
See the headshots and photos of Hollywood’s most iconic stars. See vintage photos where Hollywood stars “whined and dined” in their favorite nightclubs, restaurants and strudio commissaries, the premieres they attended, including their personal family scenes and home life plus famous shooting locations that line the walls of the museum’s famous “Historic Photo Gallery”!
This is a must-see during your visit to Los Angeles!
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About | ● The Hollywood Museum
The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood, has the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world. The museum, featuring four floors of breathtaking exhibits, is home to more than 10,000 authentic showbiz treasures– one of a kind costumes, props, photographs, scripts, stars’ car collections and personal artifacts, posters, and vintage memorabilia from favorite films and TV shows. The museum also showcases the history of Hollywood and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
See hundreds of costumes on display, including Marilyn Monroe’s million dollar dress, Elvis’ personal bathrobe, I Love Lucy, Superman, Star Trek, Transformers, Glee, High School Musical, Michael Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio, plus Rocky’s boxing gloves, Sopranos, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Beyoncé… See Lucy, Judy, Kate and all the greats! Plus the Rat Pack, Jurassic Park, Baywatch, Jaws, Planet of the Apes, The Flintstones, Harry Potter, Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie…and more!!!
Don’t miss the lower level to experience Hannibal Lecter’s jail cell from Silence of the Lambs, Boris Karloff’s mummy, Vampira, Frankenstein and his bride, Elvira– Mistress of the Dark, and other cult horror film favorites.
The Hollywood Museum is housed in the historic Max Factor Building where Max Factor, Hollywood’s Makeup King , created the looks of Hollywood’s Golden Era stars including Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Garland, Mae West, Jean Harlow & Marilyn Monroe and all your favorite stars…from the Silents through the 1970’s… Don’t forget to visit Max Factor’s world famous makeup rooms and see where Hollywood’s greatest stars got their “look”. See where Marilyn Monroe became a blonde and Lucille Ball a famous redhead!
Visit the largest collection of costumes, props, posters and photographs Hollywood has to offer!
Open Wed. – Sun. 10am – 5pm
1660 N. Highland Ave., at Hollywood Blvd.
The Hollywood Museum is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.
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