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Paley Center for Media

465 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310 786 1000
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Type: Specialty Museums, Libraries, Educational Sites
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Non-profit organization dedicated to collect and preserve those television and radio programs chosen for their artistic, cultural and historical... more » Owner description: Non-profit organization dedicated to collect and preserve those television and radio programs chosen for their artistic, cultural and historical significance. « less
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Beverly Hills, California
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246 reviews 246 reviews
96 attraction reviews
703 helpful votes 703 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Whether you are a fan of television or not, this place will have many things that will be up your alley. They have the set of the television show FRIENDS, HAPPY DAYS and other television replicas and props from the studios. I would recommend coming here and spending an hour, especially if you are here attending an event. Just come... More

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West Milton, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The staff was very friendly & helpful. Limited number of exhibits, wide ranging. The viewing library was interesting. Their website states "Free admission. Suggested contribution: $10.00 for adults." No, it is $10.00 to see everything. Unless, you just want to see the lobby and gift shop. Parking in the garage was not a problem.There is a lot of traffic from... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I don't see the point to waste your time there as a tourist. I go when I am invited to a party. Seen it, done it, no magic!

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Warwick, New York, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We visited the Paley Center in LA while visiting, due to the mostly high reviews. This place would get 5 stars from me if it were free, but it's not, hence my disappointment. If I'm paying $10 pp to see an exhibit, I except more than 1 room of props. This place should definitely be free because it's not worth... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We are former employees of CBS, but if you're merely a fan of classic and current television, this museum has exhibits and guest lectures that will entertain and educate you. It's a wonderful place to visit.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is a cross between a museum and a library. It appears the building is used for functions and lectures. The exhibit hall upstairs is where temporary exhibits are housed. Currently, it's a Warner Bros. TV exhibit. There are displays (props, costumes) from West Wing, Seinfeld, Friends and ER. The original Wonder Woman costume is also on display. With children... More

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Rockledge, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We spent a couple of hours here. The Warner Brothers exhibit is great. We got to sit on props that replicated Monks Diner from Seinfeld (you know- The Big Salad episode), a replica of the couch from Friends' Central Perk. There were lots of other props from a variety of movies and tv shows. The entrance fee was $10 which... More

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

See some fun costumes and props from popular tv shows. Staff are very friendly and picture taking was encouraged. My daughter fell in love with Lynda Carter and her original Wonder Woman costume. The gift shop also has some fun collectibles.

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Sacramento, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Every time we visit the Beverly Hills area we stop by the Paley to see what wonderful exhibit they have displayed. The history of television this time was wonderful to experience.

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NW Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We had taken a Starline Hop On/Hop Off tour, so were able to purchase a 2 for 1 ticket to this attraction, but it is still a bargain at full price. The memorabilia on exhibit here is such fun to explore. In many cases, it's like stepping back into your childhood.

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