We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sony Pictures Studio Tour

10000 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
310-244-8687
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Culver City
Type: Tours
60 visitor photos
Write a Review

118 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    48
    26
    16
    18
    10
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Grand Haven, Michigan
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I didn't hate it but was disappointed in this tour. We walked around alot of buildings and saw the outside of them. Saw a few cars from movies that were there for eye candy for the tours. We were taken into some voice/music recording studios but they did not let you hear anything. It would have been cool to hear... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

My son and I did the walking tour at Sony after being crammed in three to a golf cart seat at WB. This was so much better. Our guide, Tony, was amazing. We saw the sets for Queen Latifah and Wheel of Fortune. The best part? We saw/talked to a couple of the stars of The Goldbergs! So friendly! This... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Searcy, Arkansas, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The WB saw better sets and was worth the time. I am glad we did both, but I wish we had done this one first so I wouldn't have been disappointed compared to WB.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Springfield, Ohio
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

As part of our Laurel and Hardywood Convention, we booked a tour at Sony. Sony Pictures is located on the old MGM studio lots, and we were shown many of the "older" buildings named after many of the older stars from days gone by. I thought there would be a bit more regarding the "old MGM" years than there was.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

There is a lot of negative reviews about this tour, but I found this an excellent tour. Its a walking tour, starting in a modern headquarters, we got on to the sets of the Queen Latifa show, Wheel of Fortune and Masters of Sex.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I never write reviews but am compelled to do so today. This tour was a disappointment. Having been to the Warner tour I was expecting so much more to share my husband. The lobby is the best part of whole tour and you can see all that free without a ticket. You do not see anything on this tour except... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I did this tour a couple of weeks ago whilst on holiday in LA. I had done the Paramount Studio tour 3 years ago on a previous trip and so I was really disappointed by the Sony tour. There was nothing wrong with the guide but we had to walk everywhere whereas at Paramount you are taken around on one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Southampton, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A great way to spend a couple of hours enjoying the sound stages and memorabilia of Sony pictures. The tour starts with a 20 minute film looking back at the history of Sony, you then get a guided tour of the studios. We did both this and the Warner Bros VIP tour and would highly recommend them both.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
37 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had low expectations of this tour given the comparatively moderate price tag, but were very pleasantly surprised. If you park underneath the facility, valet parking is included, and before or after your your, if you are hungry do stop at the atrium cafe. The food is inspired by Wolfgang Puck and is definitely a cut above regular cafeteria offerings.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Toulouse, France
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We have previously visited Warner brothers and paramount tours. This one is similar. Sam was our guide and he was very informative and funny. We saw the queen latifah studio, and jeopardy studio. We also were taken to the Barbara Streisand sound set. It is old and amazing to see. The tour takes approx two hours. You are moved along... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Sony Pictures Studio Tour also viewed

 

Been to Sony Pictures Studio Tour? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Sony Pictures Studio Tour, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing