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Sony Pictures Studio Tour

Address: 10000 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Phone Number: 310-244-8687
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Type: Movie & TV tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We did both the Warner Brothers and Sony tours. I felt like we saw and learned lots more in the WB one. Sony, for $40, seemed to be pretty much pointing to buildings and telling us what happened in them.

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Austin, Texas
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32 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

There are only 4 tours of major studios and this is one of the best. Parking is easy and free (unusual in LA) across the street from the studio. It is a walking tour of about 2 hours but the pace is slow and easy to navigate. You do not go into sound stages but you do get to see... More 

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Melbourne
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had a GoLA card and just did this because we were heading over that way. Glad we did. It's totally different to Warner Bros. We saw some stars which was a bonus. The 2 hour tour went so fast and small group. Didn't know anything before about this tour or hear of it but it's very interesting and I... More 

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Hertfordshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Guided walking tour takes in the studios where all the MGM classics were filmed as well as the sound studios where albums and movie scores have been recorded. Highlight for me was the Foley studio where the sound effects are still recorded. The 1920s architecture and sidewalks used in many films area lovely nod to old. Hollywood. Adam Sandler has... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Ours was a miss, no stages were open so we didn't see much. Tour guide did his best in showing us around, so we were somewhat entertained, but a bit of a let down when you can't see any studios on a studio tour!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This Tour although mainly focused on Sony Pictures is on the lot of what was once MGM, probably one of the most famous Studios in the world. I went on a 2.5 hour walking tour, where I was Lucky enough to go into the Thalberg building, visit the Barbra Streisand Scoring Stage, where Judy Garland record Somewhere over the Rainbow,... More 

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Brisbane
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It spent some good time showing us the sound stage, and the effects area. Nice touch was the free photo with a wheel of fortune background. Lot of history and enough differences to do it swell as the Warner bros VIP studio tour. Did it as part of the go card los Angeles 3 day pass.

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Springfield
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147 reviews 147 reviews
45 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Poor Sony, I guess we shouldn't have expected much after the hack but we were disappointed that we had tickets and they just apologized and said they were closed to tours until further notice. We were disappointed... hope to tour next time we are in LA. Raincheck?

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you have the choice to do this or Warner Bros, choose this. We had done Warner Bros the day before and were apprehensive after a lacklustre tour there but the difference is like night and day! Our guide Tony was awesome, he knew his stuff and kept the whole tour really fun and interesting. We were given a great... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
52 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Ok so as you may have read the reviews it is divided in 2 groups! The people who hated and the ones (like me) who loved it! First of all, BREAKING BAD FANS will be thrilled!! We really got excited the moment we saw the RV! Great great! (maybe you guys can add more stuff about BB so we'd come... More 

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