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Sony Pictures Studio Tour

10000 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
310-244-8687
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Culver City
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New York City, New York
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154 reviews 154 reviews
70 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Our guide Sam was upbeat, fun, and very informative. He made this the best of the studio tours (and I did all of them!) The variety of things that you get to see and experience makes this my favorite by far. We stood in the soundstage where Judy Garland performed "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", among many other famous movie scores... More

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New Haven, CT
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed this tour very much. Our guide, Kelly, was enthusiastic, well-spoken, and very knowledgeable about the myriad aspects of the studio’s operations. He also displayed a nice team spirit, always referring to the company as “we” and not “they,” yet he did not come across as a company “tool.” Aside from the tour itself, we appreciated Sony’s meticulous maintenance... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My kids and I took this tour the other day. We were hoping to see some amazing things, and it did not disappoint. My 12 year old son was enthralled the entire trip. He is into video and music editing and enjoyed the sound and recording stages. He really could've stayed there all day. We were able to visit the... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I went on the tour last November walking into the HUGE glass building to the tour office, the building is decorated in movie props, at the time there was Ghost Rider vehicles and props, Spiderman and Talledega Nights costumes along with some of Will Smith's Hancock's costumes on display. This was easily the highlight of my tour ! A quick... More

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Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My husband and I bought LA City Go Cards online and the Sony Pictures Tour and the Warner Bros Studio Tour both came with the day pass, so we did them both. I'm not sure what other reviewers are talking about - this tour is 100% better than Warner Brothers. Warner Bros doesn't even take you on a real tv/movie... More

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Poole
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is quite an interesting 2 hours but it is basically looking at empty soundstages and sitting on the set of Wheel of Fortune, where the staging had been taken to Hawaii for filming. The souvenir shops only had very large sizes of clothing, so if you are little there isn't much to buy.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I have gone on 3 studio tours, so I don't claim to be an expert on them in any way. I do know a little about movie and film history, so I base my opinion on how well a tour focuses on that interest. So, with that in mind, I was a little underwhelmed. First of all, this is the... More

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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

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Iowa
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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

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Searcy, Arkansas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

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