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Paramount Pictures - Studio Tours

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Address: 5555 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3989
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Explore over a century of Hollywood history and witness more in the making...

Explore over a century of Hollywood history and witness more in the making at the Studio where it all began - Paramount Pictures - the only major Studio actually located in Hollywood. During your visit, you’ll see where some of the most celebrated motion pictures and TV shows are made.

On the tour, led by an engaging Studio Page, you will visit iconic locations like the legendary Bronson Gate, New York Street Backlot, and the Prop Warehouse. You'll arrive a welcomed guest and leave a true industry insider

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You MUST Take this tour

They have parking near the entrance for $15.00, they limit tour groups to 8 people. You see lots of movie studios, outside movie sets over a 2 hour period. BEST place to see the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have parking near the entrance for $15.00, they limit tour groups to 8 people. You see lots of movie studios, outside movie sets over a 2 hour period. BEST place to see the movie business.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended for tourists traveling to LA. Don't miss Paramount's Studio Tour, it will give you a glimpse of Film history and more. See photos for tour hightlights.

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really good - nice small groups, the staff KNOW their movie trivia and if you're a film buff it's about as close to heaven as you can get. Totally worth the price - I'd skip the VIP version of it because it's WAY over priced but you'll see tons of famous movie sets and you'll recognize a hundred... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and two children. Daughter aged 13yrs and Son aged 10yrs Only discovered its existence one week before our visit. We did the 2hr tour. Right from the second we arrived we were greeted warmly and the excitement really began for me and the rest of my family. The history of the studio is huge. They have... More 

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Berkeley, California, Usa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour is somewhat limited, but the guide on our tour was first rate. He was well prepared and he was very engaging. If you have to choose between the Paramount and Warner Brothers Tour... pick Paramount. If you schedule your tour in advance, you might be able to see where Doctor Phil parks his car. There is a parking... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a great tour of the behind the scenes at Paramount. Brian was an excellent guide and lots of knowledge in the VIP tour. we enjoyed our time with him and good reminders of all the shows and movies of Paramount. we had a small group of only six people so a lot of one on one question time. we... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have taken this tour before and it was great. However, this time I took my son and it was a joke. First I was booked with Bobby and he was so enthusiastic I was really looking forward to it. But then he had too many people so we had to move on to Sandy. She just rushed the whole... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an okay tour, but definitely not worth the price. Half of our studio stops were at Nickelodeon sets, so those didn't interest us at all. And even though you went into the Dr. Phil set, all the lights were off, so you were given flash lights. The props stop was a joke, as I've been to better and... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour allowed access to a few studios but most were off limits. Good to see behind the scenes but more actual sets would have been better.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not enjoy this tour which was exceptionally limited and dull. Having already been on the Warner Bros tour my expectations were not exceptionally high - I was not expecting to see actual movies being made or to see any stars. This is one of the most historic studios and still remains in its original Hollywood location but very... More 

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