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Dolby Theatre

6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Formerly Kodak Theater) (Central L.A)
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As featured in 3 days in Los Angeles
Ranked #50 of 368 attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Theaters, Performances
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Home of the Academy Awards, Kodak Theater offers a 30-minute guided tour that includes a visit to the theater, VIP room and Oscar history.
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Moorpark, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
39 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We saw the IL Divo concert at this theater. I decided not to buy the nearest seats this time, but went for the Parterre Seats. For the price, I paid I thought it was a great deal! Bought tickets via TicketMaster. Clicking on the Ticket Type- I saw that aside from "Full Price Ticket" there were other options. I noticed... More

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Petawawa, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The visit isn't the best but give you a better idea of the Oscars location, the outside is more like a small mall with restaurants and stores. The street itself isn't worth it, spend you time somewhere else in LA, there is too many better spots.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If you are visiting LA you have to check out the the TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman's Chinese Theatre) home of the Star's footprints and handprints. Your visit will also take you to the Walk of Fame and old Hollywood with its amazing architecture. Previously, in the 80s and 90s, Hollywood was a miserably run down, somewhat dangerous area. It... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Bought a ticket to the Neil Young show this past week and realized I was in the very very last row. Wow. You are wayyyy up there. Thankfully my vertigo didn't kick in. ; ) Not sure if it was at Neil Young's request, or the venue, but no photos or recording of any kind were allowed, which I think... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It was worth the money. You really get the inside track on what happens on Oscar night and why the Acedemy awards are now called the Oscars. It was very interesting and you got to sit in the theatre in the front row. They explained the logisitics of the awards and how it happens and insider information. It was all... More

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Mountain View, California, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

It was an amazing experience to be in the Dolby Theatre, a day before the Oscars and stand on the Red Carpet. The theatre is not a great attraction but if you are in Hollywood, you should visit it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We enjoyed getting the tour and hearing about the experiences of Oscar night. Our tour guide was well informed and had many stories to share of his experiences working during the academy awards.

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Top Contributor
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

There is nothing spectacular about this place. Not sure what the big deal is, unless it is Oscar night. You may want to spend about 15-30 mins here, get a few pictures taken and get back to other places in LA

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Ellington, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Located in the heart of Hollywood this is an awesome place to visit -so impressive! This was on our GO Los Angeles card so we saved some money( always a plus) and our tour was great. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We loved standing center stage as well as visiting the hallway showcasing past winners that the... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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41 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We took the tour of the Dolby Center and loved it! The guide was great and very knowledgeable. It was fun seeing the theater and the back stage and hallways; where is just a couple of weeks the Academy awards would be held. Fun.

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