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Dearly Departed Tours

Address: 6603 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 (Central L.A)
Phone Number: +1 855-600-3323
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$48*
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Ranked #20 of 323 Activities in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Murders, Deaths, Scandals and fun things happened all over Los Angeles. But it's light hearted. Promise. New HOLLYWOOD Ghosts and Legends Tour on Saturday Nights for summer 2014. On display in our gallery is Jayne Mansfield's suitcase she packed the night she died, bricks from Sharon Tate's fireplace and a chunk of John Denver's airplane. Dozens of bizarre items. Recently launched Hollywood Ghosts and Legends Walking Tour - a 90 minute stroll through Paranormal Hollywood. We were featured on TV's Haunted History and Haunted Collector. We've attended many investigations wand have 1st hand accounts of legendary Hollywood Haunts. Also available, The Helter Skelter Tour - based on the Manson Murders. American Horror Story based their "Eternal Darkness Tour" on us and we've been featured in Anthony Bourdain's The Layover, E! 20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders and The Girls Next Door. Hundreds of unedited positive reviews online, Tripatini, Yelp, Yahoo Travel and Tripadvisor.
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This tour is fantastic, although some of the subject matter is a bit gritty, the name of the tour is a dead (get the pun?!) giveaway so unless you are brain dead you should know what to expect. First and foremost our guide Brian was amazing! Funny and informative and totally made the trip. The office is also well worth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

By far the best tour I have taken EVER, amazing host, great info, absolutely highly recommend, been 2 US 3 times in 4 yrs n done heaps of tours n days trips n this is by far the BEST, great job Scott & Brian u r legend

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Huntsville, AL
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I recently moved to California from Alabama and have been making the rounds to the local tourist attractions. We recently caught an episode of the Anthony Bordain show "Layover" which featured the city of Los Angeles. This tour was featured on the episode so we thought we'd give it a shot, glad we did. The tour guide... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Scott took us on this tour and gave us an in depth morning guide to the Tate - LaBianca murders and all the relevant spots recreating the events of the two nights. Although a slightly macabre tour to go on in sunny tinseltown Scott treated the subject sensitively and didn't glamorous Manson. As Scott says its a "multimedia tour" and... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I am a travel agent and always looking for interesting tours for my clients to take when they are traveling. Actually this tour was suggested by a friend whose house used to be a part of the tour. This tour made visiting LA much more interesting. The tour itself took us all around the LA area showing us where some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

GREAT FUN We had a great time with Brian, who was full of interesting stories about the film industry, LA, his own family etc. Very active mind and very entertaining. You can see straight away that the tours are all his life, he puts his heart into every minute of the tour, sometimes recreating the scenes - we ended up... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I've just recently done two different tours with Dearly Departed and they both were fantastic!!! The tour guides were excellent and they have been some of the best, most informative tours I've been on. The first tour I went on was the one that takes you to all the crime scenes around Hollywood and Beverley Hills (including the restaurant/nightclub where... More

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We all want to see the spooks, but that is not what this tour is about. I really enjoyed this tour because it is an informative tour. It is not cheesy in the sense that if you look closely you will be a shadow. They deliver what they promise which is to take you to locations and show you were... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We discovered this tour through Viator and we were pleased we did. It gave a really interesting look at the darker side of LA LA land. Our guide, Brian, was great fun. If you're heading to Hollywood you must do this! Thanks guys!

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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

A good tour very informative and friendly guide well worth the tour if you are in town,it takes in Hollywood spots of where some of the horrific murder sites where and where the lives of some famous stars came to an untimely end.

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