HALLOWEEN MUSEUMS, GALLERIES & TOURS

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Los Angeles Halloween Museum Exhibitions, Art Galleries & Haunted Tours

Here you will find an eclectic list of high-culture and historical Halloween events in Los Angeles: night galleries devoted to macabre painting, photographs, and carvings; museums revealing secrets of death, dying, and spiritualism; historical tours emphasizing the sordid and the supernatural; and midnight ramblings among gravestones in real cemeteries. Whether you enjoy the subtle shivers of wandering through allegedly haunted locations or the refined pleasures of appreciating macabre art, this is the place for you.

The fright factor of these Los Angeles Halloween art galleries, museum exhibitions, and cemetery tours varies widely. Museums use the season to generate interest in customs related to Halloween and beliefs in the afterlife. Cemetery tours tend to be educational in nature, emphasizing history rather than horror. Art galleries may be eerie but seldom frightful, and outdoor art shows of lighted pumpkins can be outright festive.

On this page, you will find:

  • Updates: the latest news about Halloween Museums, Galleries & Tours
  • Best Museums, Galleries & Tours: our recommendations
  • Alphabetical List: established Halloween exhibitions and excursions that return on an annual basis. These link to pages dedicated to events, containing video, photos, and reviews too unwieldy to squeeze onto this page.
  • Year-Round Venues: Museums and Galleries that exhibit horror-themed art year round, making them especially appropriate during the Halloween season.
    One-Shots and Recent Additions: Information on interesting Halloween displays and tours that have yet to establish themselves as perennials.

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Los Angeles Halloween Museums, Galleries & Tours: Updates

Get the latest news about Halloween Art Displays and Tours:

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Best Halloween Museums, Galleries & Tours

Here are the Halloween Museums, Galleries & Tours we recommend. Included are returning events with an established reputation and new ones we have reviewed..

Haunted Haddonfield

Halloween 2022 Update: SugarMynt's 8th annual Halloween exhibition is title “Welcome to Haddonfield 8: You Can’t Kill the Boogeyman.” Once again, the emphasis is on artwork and photographs from John Carpenter's Halloween and its progeny, along with other seasonal topics. You Can’t Kill the Boogeyman Dates & Hours: Opening night ...
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Icons of Darkness Exhibition

Icons of Darkness Exhibition

2022 Status: The engagement remains open, with no fixed closing date. Tickets are sold up to a month in advance. Because the available space is limited, exhibits are rotated in and out over time, meaning you may see something different if you go back months later. The proprietors are looking ...
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Halloween Museums, Galleries & Tours: Alphabetical List

The Museum Exhibitions, Art Galleries & Haunted Tours listed here are predominantly ones that return every Halloween.

Giger Exhibition Alone with the Night

H.R. Giger – Alone With The Night

2023 Dates: To Be Announced. Originally scheduled to open on October 26, 2022, H.R. Giger: Alone with the Night has been pushed back to 2023, so that Vogue Cultural Museum can move the exhibition to ...
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Haunted Fullerton Walking Tours

2022 Dates: Wednesdays & Thursdays in October. Special Halloween Tours on October 27 & 28. Hours: 6-8:30pm Tickets: $35 for non-members, $32 for members. Since going on hiatus during the 2020 pandemic, Fullerton Museum has ...
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Haunted Haddonfield

Halloween 2022 Update: SugarMynt's 8th annual Halloween exhibition is title “Welcome to Haddonfield 8: You Can’t Kill the Boogeyman.” Once again, the emphasis is on artwork and photographs from John Carpenter's Halloween and its progeny, ...
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Heritage Square Museum Witch! 2022

Heritage Square Museum Mourning Faire

2022 Dates & Hours: Saturday & Sunday October 23 & 24 from 11am-5pm. Heritage Square Museum has rebranded its Halloween & Mourning Tours as Outdoor Mourning Faire. Additional Halloween-themed events are scheduled in September & ...
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Hollywood Forever Cemetery Walking Tour

2022 Date & Hours: Sunday, October 2, 10:30am-12:30pm. Tours start at 20-minute intervals. Tickets: $16 for ADSLA members, $20 for General Admission The Art Deco Society of Los Angeles presents a Hollywood Forever Cemetery Walking Tour ...
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Icons of Darkness Exhibition

Icons of Darkness Exhibition

2022 Status: The engagement remains open, with no fixed closing date. Tickets are sold up to a month in advance. Because the available space is limited, exhibits are rotated in and out over time, meaning ...
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Long Beach Historical Cemetery Tour 2014: Rhea

Long Beach Historical Cemetery Tour

2022 Date & Hours: Saturday, October 29, 9am-3pm. Tours take three hours to complete, with the last presentations beginning at 2:40pm. Tickets (presale): $25 for non-members, $20 for members, $8 for ages 5-18. Tickets are ...
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Monsters, Mummies & Mayhem

2022 Status: Since closing during the 2020 pandemic, Hollywood Museum has reopened its Dungeon of Doom, which guests can visit during regular business. The museum still promotes Monsters, Mummies & Mayhem as an annual Halloween ...
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Paramount Pictures After Dark Tour: Tales from the Other Side

2022 Updates: Paramount Studios has resumed presenting daytime tours, but as of September Paramount After Dark is not on their schedule. Paramount After Dark Studio Tour General Information This night-time version of the year-round studio tour ...
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Los Angeles Halloween Museums, Galleries & Tours: Year-Round Events

Year-round Los Angeles museums and galleries such the Dungeon of Doom in the Hollywood Museum and SugarMynt Gallery (listed above) offer special presentations for Halloween. Also of interest is the Chamber of Horrors in the Hollywood Wax Museum.

Hollywood Wax Museum

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Los Angeles Halloween Art, Exhibits & Tours Not (Yet) On Our Permanent List

Below are any Halloween Museum Exhibitions, Art Galleries & Haunted Tours that have yet to be added to our list above. Any that become established perennials will find a place among our permanent listings.

Halloween Tour
Grier Musser Museum
403 S Bonnie Brae Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 413-1814
Website: griermussermuseum.org

The Grier Musser Museum decks out the museum’s 1898 Queen Anne Victorian house with historical Halloween decorations during October. Tours take place on the last Sunday before Halloween at 1pm & 2:30pm. Halloween memorabilia remains on display through October 31.