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Paley Center for Media

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Address: 465 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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+1 310-786-1000
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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A TV viewer's delight

The displays covered 50 years of daytime viewing on CBS and were very interesting and informative. Even saw a "celebrity" who happened to be there at the same time.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 27, 2016
Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The displays covered 50 years of daytime viewing on CBS and were very interesting and informative. Even saw a "celebrity" who happened to be there at the same time.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The Paley Center for Media & Paleyfest Location, formerly the Museum of Television & Radio (MT&R) and the Museum of Broadcasting was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley and this very special place happens to be an American cultural institution in New York and Los Angeles dedicated to the discussion of the cultural, creative and social significance of television,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Having seen all my favourite TV casts do PaleyFest I just had to go in and have a look around. There was a big South Park exhibit which looked amazing but as I've never seen the show it didn't really mean anything to me.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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