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Paramount Studios

5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA (Central L.A)
323-956-1777
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Ranked #38 of 214 activities in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Factory Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Group tours/day tour
Owner description: The only remaining "big name" studio located in Hollywood and the only continually operating studio in Tinseltown. Offers behind-the-scenes tours to... more » Owner description: The only remaining "big name" studio located in Hollywood and the only continually operating studio in Tinseltown. Offers behind-the-scenes tours to visitors. « less
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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We made reservations on line before we left home. It was simple and easy. The tour groups are small, our group was seven. We were connected to our tour guide by a ear piece connected by radio to our tour guide so we heard everything she said clearly. The tour is partial walk/part ride. Our tour guide, Chelsey was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My hubby and I did the VIP tour yesterday and had an awesome time!!! We had a very intimate group; 5 of us total....Joe (Joseph) our guide was the best!!!! We even had our snack break (delicious snacks) in the Prop room, which was awesome!!! Learned a lot of stuff that I never would have guessed from Joe (loved to... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We 'stopped in' to Paramount on a Thursday without making prior reservations and were pleased to make it into the 1:30 p.m. tour that afternoon. Though the $52 pp ticket price was a bit higher than expected, it was well worth it once inside. We were informed it would be a 2 hr. tour, but it turned into a 3... More

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Crestline, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Don't get there too much ahead of your scheduled tour or they can't let you in. However, you can kill time before hand by eating at Lucy's, a mexican restaurant across the street with movie star connections. We've lived in California virtually all our lives but never taken a studio tour until this one. Its not very touristy or gimmicky... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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259 reviews 259 reviews
57 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We decided at the last minute for a studio tour and Paramount had tickets. This was perfect for us because it is run by golf cart, not walking. We needed a tour that minimized physical exercise. Our guide was very good. She kept us interested and informed. An excellent overview of what they did and how they did it. Little... More

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Canberra, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Interesting tour for anyone interested in movie making / productions / how its done / behind the scenes etc. Tour is approx an hour & 1/2. We enjoyed it. The golf buggy transport aspect makes it easy. Worth doing once if you are undecided imo

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I've lived in Los Angeles all my life but never really have done the "touristy" things. I had some family visiting from out of town a couple weeks ago and they really wanted to check out this tour, so I just sort of went along and didn't really know what to expect. The tour is a historical one and a... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I will admit that I am a movie history buff. If you share the same passion this is the tour for you. The tour is informative, historical and entertaining. The tours are conducted on foot and on large golf carts. This intimate small group setting adds to the experience and provides the opportunity to ask questions. Our guide Paulina was... More

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West Hartford, CT
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The guide Helen gave a us a great little tour of the studios. It is very pricey, but it's cool to learn about aspects of how films are made. If you are going to embrace a touristy Hollywood visit, do the tour.

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NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

For those of you who want to shy away from the other tour that starts with a U in the LA area, the Paramount Studios Tour is a hidden gem. My tour guide was very engaging - especially for a Saturday morning at 930! Knew the answers to every question asked and shared a lot of her own experiences working... More

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