Hollywood History Museum
Los Angeles, CA
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Think you know the real Marilyn Monroe? Think again.
Marilyn Monroe, the most legendary of all movie stars, was born, raised, lived and died right here in Los Angeles. Her high profile has brought about countless books, movies, and articles about her lifemany of these feature information that is skewed, stretched, exaggerated or flat-out wrong. Marilyns Hollywood is the definitive tour of her life and will clear up a lot of the bogus stories circulating in the media.
Oftentimes people like to focus on specific aspects of her personality, usually choosing to portray her in ways that support some sort of agenda. Shes seen as a sex symbol, a tragedy, a goddess, an angel, a child-woman, a lost waif, a victimyou name it, people have said it and over-simplified her. In reality, she was a smart, tenacious, sensitive, and complex woman who deserves a comprehensive look at her life. This Marilyn tour is the result of years of research and a labor of love. Chances are youll like the real Marilyn once you get to know her.
What youll see:
the orphanage where she dreamed of becoming a star
the former beauty salon where she became a blonde
the restaurant where she met Yankee Slugger Joe DiMaggio on a blind date
the studio where she got her big break
the house (well, the gate anyway) where she passed into eternity
Youll learn about the people who helped shape Marilyns life and the places that inspired her
Marilyns Hollywood takes place in a comfortable mini coach. We will be getting out at various stops for photo opportunities, so remember to bring a camera.
||Hollywood History Museum|
1660 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
|Start: ||Thursday Aug 03, 2017 10:00 AM|
|End: ||Thursday Aug 03, 2017 3:00 PM|