Back to the FUTURE with The Hollywood Museum and Michael J. Fox


The Hollywood Museum reopened this week on August 4, 2021. The first ever Back to the Future Trilogy exhibit is waiting for YOU! 

At the opening ceremonies, Donelle Dadigan presented a check to the Michael J. Fox Foundation and there were special messages from both Michael J. Fox and Bob Gale. You can watch both in my video above!

Thank you to Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell for participating as well as the many stars who came to show their support! 

On the same day, Mel’s Diner created a NEW BURGER: The Hollywood Museum burger! I loved mine! You can visit the museum and then go next door for your special lunch only available at the Hollywood location. 

“Donelle Dadigan, Founder & President of The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building announced today that the museum would go “Back To The Future” as we re-open to the public, post pandemic, with their blockbuster Back To The Future Trilogy Exhibit.” 

The Hollywood Museum is located at 1660 N. Highland Ave

(Highland Ave and Hollywood Blvd) 

The BTTF Film Franchise creator Bob Gale, who was instrumental in helping to create the BTTF Trilogy Exhibit, has loaned many of his personal never before seen artifacts and props from the films. In addition, the Shea’s have loaned out the Hero DeLorean from the BTTF Part 3 and other original props from the films. 

Dadigan said, “We are so happy to be able too once again welcome our fans from the U.S. and all over the world back to The Hollywood Museum, we have been looking forward to this day, post pandemic. Our priority is the safety of the public and to ensure everyone the best experience as they return to the museum.” 

Lisa Niver and Ruta Lee

Among the other exhibits that await the fans include The Cat Women Exhibit, Marilyn Monroe, Harry Potter, Super Heroes of the 21st Century, Planet of the Apes, Dungeon of Doom, Hannibal Lecter Jail Cell, our definitive Max Factor Collection, and our beautifully restored Lobby with special Exhibits. 

The Hollywood Museum showcases more than 10,000 treasures from Hollywood’s humble beginnings thru today, including film, television, music, showcasing original props, costumes, star cars, and more. 

If you have been to the museum before there is always something new to see, including artifacts specially brought out of the vault and not seen on public display for many years that will once again welcome you to the museum.


Donate to The Michael J. Fox Foundation: Our single, urgent goal: Eliminate Parkinson’s disease in our lifetime.

Read Michael J. Fox’s new book: No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries on six continents. This University of Pennsylvania graduate sailed across the seas for seven years with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Renaissance Cruises and spent three years backpacking across Asia. Discover her articles in publications from AARP: The Magazine and AAA Explorer to WIRED and Wharton Magazine, as well as her site WeSaidGoTravel. On her award nominated global podcast, Make Your Own Map, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors, and as a journalist has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty-two times. Named a #3 travel influencer for 2023, Niver talks travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, her YouTube channel with over 2 million views, and in her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty.

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