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- $15 for two museum admissions for adults, kids, students, or seniors (up to a $30 value)
- $25 for four museum admissions for adults, kids, students, or seniors (up to a $60 value)
Children 5 and younger regularly receive $5 admission.
Photographer George Barris unveils Marilyn Monroe: The Exhibit, a series of never-before-seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe that runs June 1–September 2. The exhibit honors the 50th anniversary of the starlet’s death alongside the nation's largest collection of Monroe memorabilia, including the dresses she wore in Some Like It Hot and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. NBC's hit show Smash surrenders several of its sumptuous costumes for a special exhibit, and, come August, the museum will showcase classic and nominated TV shows in celebration of the 2012 Emmy Awards.
The Hollywood Museum
Moving picture began by depicting a horse running at full gallop, and has now evolved into visually stimulating films like Star Wars, Star Trek, and Planet of the Apes, which can all be seen at The Hollywood Museum. Visitors meander through a 35,000-square-foot, four-floor maze of more than 10,000 authentic movie props, costumes, and memorabilia. Previously a Prohibition-era speakeasy, the subterranean floor beckons patrons down Hannibal Lecter's The Silence of the Lambs jail corridor into the full cell used in the film, storing spine-tingling treasures such as his muzzling mask. First-floor doors open into Max Factor's restored makeup rooms, which border Cary Grant's Rolls-Royce and The Wizard of Oz's ruby slippers, which tempt visitors to slip them on and teleport to Kansas. Costumes, props, awards, and photos crowd the upper two floors, where Sylvester Stallone's Razzie for Worst Actor of the Century finds a home next to threads that once hugged Marilyn Monroe's legendary curves. In the past, rotating exhibits have showcased such items as a script and autographed poster from Slumdog Millionaire, duds modeled by the quick-stepping cast of High School Musical 3, and rows of awards for TV shows and particularly supercalifragilisticexpialidocious spelling-bee performances.
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Los Angeles, California 90028