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Address: 465 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone Number: 310 786 1000
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Activities: Leisure education
Description: Non-profit organization dedicated to collect and preserve those television...
Non-profit organization dedicated to collect and preserve those television and radio programs chosen for their artistic, cultural and historical significance.
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A MUST for media fans

Great place for TV and radio buffs.....enormous collection of vintage shows, special screenings and events, Q and A's, and the annual PaleyFest. The site is modern, comfortable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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West Hollywood, California

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West Hollywood, California
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great place for TV and radio buffs.....enormous collection of vintage shows, special screenings and events, Q and A's, and the annual PaleyFest. The site is modern, comfortable, and quite beautiful, and the neighborhood has lots of great eateries.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were not certain if this was a museum or research facility, and it turns out that it is a bit of both. There is a research area closed to the general public, but there are rotating exhibitions and a cinema showing films about the movie and television industries. The building itself is wort a mention; it is quite beautiful... More 

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San Jose
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Only had a typewriter exhibit and a display of photographs from the television show Survivor. Everything else is just watching old television shows. No old sets, props,costumes, etc... on display. It is "free", but they do a hard sell of the $10 per person donation.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stopped in to see the special Survivor Exhibit. Lots of hands on things to do- like some of the Immunity Challenges from the show. The staff was very pleasant!

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

There are several exhibits offered each year here, you should have a great experience. Plan on a few hours to look around.

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West Hollywood, California
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80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Paley has ALL you could ask for as far as access to media in the last and current (or maybe in 19th) Century. GOOGLE for days/times and any fee + parking. Well worth the visit.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We came here hoping to see a history of TV and Radio. Instead there was ONLY an exhibit on typewriters and of Rocky and Bullwinkle. The Rocky and Bullwinkle exhibit was sparse could have been put in a small room. They could have used the vast space for a more interesting exhibit. The museum is free except for the pressure... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I would highly recommend a visit to the Paley Center. The wonderful archive resources available for viewing have largely been digitised since our last visit in 2010 and the "Television Out of the Box" exhibit was very impressive when we visited in summer 2013 - the Center partnered with Warner Brothers Television to put on display original costumes, props, authentic... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I always wanted to visit the Paley and was glad I finally got to go. This is not a huge museum and you need to check on the show in residence and your intended time to visit. They do what they do very well and I hope to return soon to attend a talk given by one of my favoirite... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 781 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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