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Dearly Departed Tours

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Address: 6603 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Description: Murders, Deaths, Scandals and fun things happened all over Los Angeles...
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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Dearly Departed: The Tragic History Tour of Los Angeles
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A must do in Hollywood

this was great, a little history lesson about old Hollywood, it was a small shuttle bus that holds a maximum of 12 people, 10 or our trip, Brian the driver/ guide very funny and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was a very informative tour with a very knowledgable tour guide. The company has a great visitors' centre where you meet at the beginning of your tour. It's a small place but with cool memorabilia in it. On the trip you get to see things like Marilyn Monroe's grave and the house where Michael Jackson died. It did give... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

this was great, a little history lesson about old Hollywood, it was a small shuttle bus that holds a maximum of 12 people, 10 or our trip, Brian the driver/ guide very funny and informative, the tour was well organized and even made a couple unplanned turns to show off a few well known homes in the area. My only... More 

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California
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Took this tour back In April, two of us were dedicated Scott Michaels fans. He himself gave the tour, and it was even better than the movie he made. The tour shows you everything you could dream of seeing when it comes to Manson trivia and history. All from the comfort of an air conditioned bus. Plus he is a... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Toured the city with guide JS and enjoyed his history and tales of the city. I would take it again, just wish they had a bus with windows high in the sides as some sites were hard to see from my seat.

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I was very impressed with the driver's ability to get around the rain soaked LA traffic and the two story "museum" of odds and ends from celebrity auto accidents, plane crashes and murders. The highlight of the tour is the secret cemetery where Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Natalie Wood and about 20 additional TV and film stars are buried. Overall,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I know its morbid right!!! Not even close, Brian was our guide and he was hilarious and super informative. He kept us entertained even my husband enjoyed this tour.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My friends and I took 2 back-to back tours with DDT (The Tragical History Tour & Horror Movie Location tour), and we couldn't have been more pleased! We were doing a Halloween themed vacation in October of last year, and both these tours did not disappoint. If you are an avid horror movie fan, then you MUST not miss the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

This was a fun little tour we took at the last minute when we had a free afternoon. Our tour guide spoke so fast he was a little hard to understand, but he was friendly and the sites we visited were interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

JS was our tour guide! He grew up in Hollywood - studied History at UCLA - knows inside out the lives of the famous and of the shallow celebrities, too - not as stupid as one might otherwise think! We were part of a group of six early to mid afternoon - three hours the two-and-a-half hour tour lasted. We... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

One night in April, the hubby and I spent a deliciously SPOOKY evening in Hollywood, courtesy of Dearly Departed Tours and Gallery​ and Rick Galiher (The Undertaker). The tour started off at the home of Dearly Departed on Sunset. Scott Michaels was a great host, getting us ready with headsets that would allow us to hear The Undertaker and not... More 

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