Movieland Wax Museum

7711 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

The Movieland Wax Museum was the product of entrepreneur Allen Parkison. Opening in 1962, his beautiful museum attracted over one million visitors during its peak. The museum housed hundreds of wax figures in detailed movie set recreations. Hollywood icon Mary Pickford dedicated the museum at its grand opening. Over the years many new figures were added, but the central theme of Hollywood history never changed. Many of the original sets remained until the museum's closing on October 31st 2005. At that time the museum boasted 300 figures in 150 sets.

The museum had several owners during its lifetime; including Six Flags and the Fong family (who own another wax museum in San Fransisco). On March 11th 2006, most of the figures were auctioned off. Others were sent to the San Fransisco museum, and some moved to the World Wax Museum in South Korea.

History: 1962-2005

Museum type: Hollywood (Entertainment)

Slogan(s): "The stars' hall of fame."

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