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Sony Pictures Studio Tour

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Address: 10000 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Phone Number: 310-244-8687
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Its worth noting that Sony is no universal studios and is a smaller scale, so dont go expecting universal. We had a great tour guide and they made the trip. Highlights included... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
kells6
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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We needed a studio tour for out of town family guests. Of course, everyone wants a 'behind the scenes' Studio tour when they come. Since we live one block from Sony, friends are certain we have some kind of 'in'. This tour delivered. It's more personal than the Universal Studios tour. It has a wonderful orientation movie overview. We enjoyed... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its worth noting that Sony is no universal studios and is a smaller scale, so dont go expecting universal. We had a great tour guide and they made the trip. Highlights included the best picture oscars, Barbara Striesand Sound Stage, Foley theatre, live sets and the breaking bad RV.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was a complete waste of time and money. Our guide told us on three occasions how lucky we were because this or that studio was open today. If they hadn't been open, I wonder what we would have seen! Other than walking you through the grounds and giving you an opportunity to see a set that was mostly... More 

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Ilkeston, derby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour is okay but is a little bit boring at times. Unfortunately, when we visited, there was a lot of construction going on in a lot of the studios so the tour could not go into a lot of areas! :( We spent most of the time in the tram and didn't see much at all. Go on another... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was really cool to see some sound stages and the tour guide was really good. Be sure to book spaces in advance because they have been really full. Definitely worth doing along with the Warner Bros. tour.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sony bought up Tri-Star, Columbia Pictures, and other movie studios, so on this tour you can see both modern and historic television and movie shooting studios and outdoor back lots. We loved seeing the sound stages where The Wizard of Oz was made; the building where child-actors Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland went to school while working; the Foley studio,... More 

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York, Pennsylvania, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of people say Warner Bother's has a better tour. You do have to walk on this tour and information was not given in between walking stops, but we did get to step onto the actual set of The Goldbergs and not just look at it. You also get to see the wheel of fortune and jeopardy sets, which... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was great. From the valet ( no charge) picking up your car to the end of the tour, it was first class. Our tour guide definitely enjoyed his job. We saw the set of "The Goldbergs," Jeopardy, and Wheel of Fortune to name a few. Lots of hx wad reviewed. A fair amount of walking outdoors. Breaks to... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This was included as part of our 8 day tour of California, and we found it to be very interesting. The guide was pleasant and informative, and although we didn't see any actual filming (or anyone famous!), we visited various parts of the complex where many well known films have been made, as well as the set of the game... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

the tour was good, and the guide was especially friendly & chatty. We didn't get to see any active filming, or anyone famous but learned a lot. It's a walking tour so dress comfortably. The best part for us was the jeopardy set, even though it wasn't current or filming.

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