Museum Of Death

Tickets: $15 admission • Free parking

The World Famous Museum of Death was founded in June, 1995, originally located in San Diego's 1st mortuary in a building once owned by Wyatt Earp. Evolving from the controversial art gallery the Rita Dean, founders JD Healy and Cathee Shultz realized the void in the death education in this country and decided to make death their life's work.

Reopened in Hollywood, California, the Museum of Death houses the world's largest collection of serial murderer artwork, photos of the Charles Manson crime scenes, the guillotined severed head of the Blue Beard of Paris (Henri Landru), original crime scene and morgue photos from the grisly Black Dahlia murder, a body bag and coffin collection, replicas of full size execution devices, mortician and autopsy instruments, pet death taxidermy, and so much more!

Also on display are videos of autopsies and serial killers, the Heaven's Gate Cult recruiting video, and the infamous Traces (not Faces) of Death video, all real (not re-enacted) death footage.

The Museum of Death is a self guided tour, lasting approximately 45 minutes to an hour, but those who can stomach it stay as long as they like. The movies run for hours.

We're located at 6031 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood. Admission is $15 per person and parking is free!

There is no age limit for the Museum of Death, because WE ALL DIE, but we STRONGLY recommend MATURE AUDIENCES! There have been a number of falling down ovations (people passing out) at the museum (mostly men)... so we stress that you should be prepared for a good dose of reality!

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  • Rachel L.

    This will be my first meet up! Is it weird if I come alone?

    1 · September 7, 2013

    • Rachel L.

      Hey guys, unfortunately I won't be able to make it this morning! I look forward to seeing y'all at the next meet up :)

      September 8, 2013

    • Albert and A.

      Sounds good to us

      September 9, 2013

  • Isai

    Hey all, i'm gonna be hanging out in front of the museum to meetup w everyone. Ill be wearing a grey/red obey shirt and you cant miss my dark red shoes. Ill be there about 30 mins early. My number is[masked] if i can help with anything or if you need a point of contact when you arrive. see y'all soon

    September 8, 2013

    • Roxanne T

      Thanks, Jesse :) I'm heading out at 10:30, so depending on traffic I might be a little late ... see you soon

      1 · September 8, 2013

    • Isai

      Hey were heading in. Just let us know when you get here. Try texting if you can't get me on here.

      September 8, 2013

  • Javier

    Car broke down will try to make it if I can resolve it in time.

    September 8, 2013

  • Albert and A.

    Hey all, due to a few changes in our life we will not be able to attend, we recommend you still attend as a group and enjoy yourselves! If there is anyone available to step up as the group contact for this meetup, please let us know.

    September 7, 2013

    • Isai

      Hey this is a little short notice but I'd love to help out.

      September 8, 2013

    • Albert and A.

      Great! Jesse please act as group leader and wait in front for the group. If you fell comfortable you can post your number for other members to get a hold of you. We recommend letting the group know what shirt you are wearing and where they can meet you. We suggest downloading the meetup app and checking to see if people are leaving messages on the event. If you need anymore help feel free to text:[masked]

      1 · September 8, 2013

  • Isai

    Rachel, I was wondering the same thing but I'm still rolling solo.

    September 7, 2013

    • Rachel L.

      Well I'll see you there, then! :)

      September 8, 2013

  • kazuko

    I've been wanted to go there! This would be so much fun:-)

    August 13, 2013

  • Christopher

    I wonder how this will compare to the museum in Houston... :)

    July 15, 2013

  • Roxanne T

    Sounds interesting ;)

    July 13, 2013

  • Tamera

    Very cool! I went to the original one in the Gaslamp District of San Diego years ago. The pet death taxidermy was the creepiest. As a dog lover it's hard to steo over dead dogs as you walk in but perhaps they've rearranged the exhibits by now. I'd love to visit the museum now that it's in L.A. If I'm free, I'll RSVP as we get closer to the date.

    1 · July 12, 2013

    • Albert and A.

      Hope you can make it! I remembered we talked about setting this up and the one you visted before!

      July 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    wow!

    1 · July 12, 2013

  • Parama S.

    Oh YES!!

    1 · July 12, 2013

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