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Dearly Departed Tours

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Address: 6603 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone Number: +1 855-600-3323
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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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Fascinating and informative bringing old -and new-Hollywood to life

Having been disappointed by the lightweight z list emphasis of the tours offered b the hundreds of sales people on Hollywood Boulevard, I was looking for a real film buff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Manchester, United Kingdom

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having been disappointed by the lightweight z list emphasis of the tours offered b the hundreds of sales people on Hollywood Boulevard, I was looking for a real film buff experience. This excellent tour exceeded my expectations. Starting in Scott's shop/museum (worth a visit in itself!) packed with fascinating and sometimes gruesome artifacts.Richard was our guide through over two hours... More 

Thank Stejaski
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken on the Dearly Departed tour as a gift from a friend for my birthday. I'm extremely fascinated in the downfall of the Hollywood "lifestyle", and anything that surrounds it really. My expectations going in were good, the result of the tour in full was GREAT. I went four days ago and am still in shock at how... More 

Thank whorror
Buffalo NY
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time today with Richard. Highly recommend!! Not all dooom and gloom had great facts, a nice cemetery stop and a few famous houses!

1 Thank buffalomandm
Freehold, New Jersey
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best tours I've been on with one of the best tour guides ever, Brian. It was far more interesting than a tour of stars' homes. While there are certainly macabre elements it is not all doom and gloom. The majority of the tour is on the bus with one stop off at a celebrity cemetery... More 

Thank Jonathan H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a tour with Brian as our guide. The tour was packed with fun facts that even I didn't know and I pride myself on my research. Would definitely come back to LA just for this tour. Brian was excellent, his energy and sense of humour made the tour all the more enjoyable. Met Scott after the tour too,... More 

Thank MsJemma
Cameron, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend booked this tour for us because she seen something about these guys on tv. I was excited because it was our first tour while in Los Angeles, but also a little skeptical. We arrived at the Dearly Departed building, which has a lot of paraphernalia relating to deaths in or around Hollywood. It was a pretty interesting setup.... More 

Thank camelw1
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44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Far more than a macabre bus tour. It is a fascinating insight into the mind of Hollywood and LA. You'll see places of historical significance and see places that are part of our culture now. Our guide, Brian Donn, was one mad hatter! He could speak under water BUT his words were pearls. He kept all of us entertained for... More 

Thank felikso
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Cool to hear and see all the nasty and gritty sites of a crazy city. Not for the faint hearted in places, well designed tour and a must in my opinion.

Thank James R
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This is the tour for people with a slightly warped sense of humour! Bryan kept everyone entertained and well informed throughout the whole tour. Lot's of quirky facts included.

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The passion and enthusiasm of the guys who run this really shows. From the artifacts in the shop to the delivery of the tour everything was amazing. Admittedly I have a bit of a morbid fascination and deaths of celebrities is no exception however it's the staff who make this such a brilliant time. I would recommend everyone (including maturer... More 

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