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Address: 465 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4601
Phone Number: 310 786 1000
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Non-profit organization dedicated to collect and preserve those television...

Non-profit organization dedicated to collect and preserve those television and radio programs chosen for their artistic, cultural and historical significance.

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Great TV archive

If you hate shopping and you're visiting Rodeo Drive someone who loves it, you could do worse than begging off to visit the Paley. It's small, room for one major exhibit. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outlander has grown since last June 2015 when a few costumes were on display at The Grove. This was a detailed exhibit of the favorite costumes. They could be examined closely to see the detailed work. Simply amazing that this much detail when into a TV series. It shows how much Ron D. Moore, Terry Dresbach, and Maril Davis AND... More 

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Chalfont, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you hate shopping and you're visiting Rodeo Drive someone who loves it, you could do worse than begging off to visit the Paley. It's small, room for one major exhibit. It was costumes and set design from the Outlander TV show when I visited. But the real treasure here is the searchable Broadcast archive. You could spend hours in... More 

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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The special exhibit of costumes from the TV show Outlander is spectacular. Seeing the detail on the clothes was a rare treat. You thought they were pretty on TV! Just wait till you see them up close! They also have a lot of footage of various scenes, plus filmed footage of the cast members being interviewed. This event is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We were visiting LA for 1 day and when I found out there was an Outlander Exhibit here, I had to see it. Admission is free but they suggest a donation. There was also a Shark VR exhibit happening at the same time. You look through the Samsung Gear at videos of sharks so while I was enjoying the Outlander... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

There's a Paley Center for Media in New York City too. This is a great place to get immersed in the world of media. You will need a few hours to really enjoy all the services available here. Sometimes they host events here too.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This modern building houses an amazing collection of television and radio programs (160,000+) going back to the 1940's and current popular shows. Historical moments reported on television such as Walter Cronkite's announcement of Kennedy's assassination can be viewed in your own module. In the month of February 2016 there is an exhibit of winning Doritos commercials from videos submitted by... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Headed to Paley Center not knowing what to expect, and it was a very well-kept interesting space. There were no special exhibits at the time, one had just concluded in the main hall, and there was a Doritos exhibit in conjunction with Super Bowl (commercials.) Large collection of caricatures, and sat for a time at the media archive, which was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

We came to the Paley Center at the end of our vacation due to the amazing experience we had two years ago with the Warner Brothers exhibit. This exhibit was exiting had a lot of different costumes, sets, and artifacts. It also was very involved and expansive, and it was one of the best things we did all vacation. However,... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The museum is the largest archive of television in the world. The draw is that you can search the catalogue and find and listen to your favorites from years past. You can hear or watch the Jack Benny shows, and all the other greats of TV We went this time for one of their new exhibits which was about typewriters.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I attend the CSI Final event at Paley. The staff was very nice to answer questions if needed that night. I did have to come back to take pictures of the displays the had for the event which the staff was nice enough to let me do. Venue is small so get there early.

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