Movieland Wax Museum

Movieland Wax Museum Opened on May 4, 1962. After forty-three years in business and 10 million visitors, Movieland Wax Museum closed its doors.
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Operating as usual

Yikes! This is very, very sad!
08/03/2018

Yikes! This is very, very sad!

I just heard that the demolition for this historic Movieland Wax Museum sign is going to start tomorrow. Although it’s b...
07/30/2018

I just heard that the demolition for this historic Movieland Wax Museum sign is going to start tomorrow. Although it’s been almost 13 years since MWM has closed, it still breaks my heart to hear this!

City of Buena Park - City Hall: How could you allow this to happen? Why didn't you save these historical artifacts?
05/20/2017

City of Buena Park - City Hall: How could you allow this to happen? Why didn't you save these historical artifacts?

Movieland Wax Museum's cover photo
06/10/2015

Movieland Wax Museum's cover photo

Buena Park's Movieland Wax Museum is a ghost itself
05/28/2015
Buena Park's Movieland Wax Museum is a ghost itself

Buena Park's Movieland Wax Museum is a ghost itself

The old sign still looms over Beach Boulevard, a 20th century landmark that, like the museum it once trumpeted, held out past the dawn of multiplexes and YouTube.

http://www.retroland.com/wax-museums/The 12-minute Movieland Wax Museum video here is a great walk through memory lane.....
03/02/2015
Wax Museums

http://www.retroland.com/wax-museums/

The 12-minute Movieland Wax Museum video here is a great walk through memory lane....

As a kid, I remember being fascinated by wax museums. The first one I visited was in Orlando, FL., and I remember being mesmerized by the elaborate sets and the many iconic characters from my favorite films and television series. There was the entire Enterprise bridge from Star Trek – with a realist…

11/08/2010

Hope you enjoy these old movies and videos from MWM!

11/01/2010

MWM closed on 10/31/05. That was 5 years ago today :(

Address

7711 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA
90620

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 19:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 19:30
Thursday 10:00 - 19:30
Friday 10:00 - 19:30
Saturday 09:00 - 20:30
Sunday 09:00 - 20:30

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Comments

As America's former entertainer, Lawrence Welk based on California's Movieland Wax Museum got deceased in 1993 due to pneumonia.
Hi Folks. I have a video blog called Darkslade Diaries, and in this most recent episode (The Quarantine Virtual Road Trip Episode), I have a lot of footage of the Movieland Wax Museum from 1995. It starts at 7 minutes and runs to 26 minutes. Here is the link. Hope it helps to bring back memories!
I'm working on a podcast called "The Downfall of..." that tells the demise of businesses, industries, and landmarks that extinct. I've always wanted to do a story on what happened to the figures at Movieland. Is there enough of a community here (former workers etc) that can help me accomplish this?
The golden days.
you know the good times are over when starbucks pops up.
Back of Movieland Wax Museum brochure
Movieland Wax Museum brochure
Movieland Wax Museum collector's plate, probably from the 1980's .
Movieland Wax Museum ashtray, probably from the 1980's
My grandmother worked at movieland for many years remember going as a kid the sign is iconic