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Dearly Departed Tours

Los Angeles, CA, USA
About Dearly Departed Tours
"Creepy, Hilarious, but not for kids or the prissy." We're a light-hearted look at the Dark Side of Hollywood. Since 2004 we've provided our tour of the Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous. Mae West and Bela Lugosi, to Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson. "BEST IN LA" - LA Weekly and Los Angeles Magazine. Founded by Scott Michaels (The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter, Ghost Adventures, Anthony Bourdain's The Layover and many more.
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Explore Los Angeles’ dark side on this guided bus tour. Stop by the infamous homes and locations where famous stars met their demise including well-known sites in Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and the Sunset Strip where celebrities such as River Phoenix, Michael Jackson, and Whitney Houston passed away. Learn about the city’s twisted past with this macabre excursion.
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957Denise wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia39 contributions15 helpful votes
so much knowledge and also a very fun trip to the gorey side of Holliwood, The tour guide was excellent and funny, the tour itself was very good only thing was you can not enter the houses but still a must see in Hollywood
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Date of experience: August 2019
Stacie wrote a review Feb 2020
Bloomington, Indiana2 contributions
Going on this tour has been a dream of mine for a very long time. For a gal from the midwest Charlie Manson, his followers,the murders, etc. almost seemed too depraved, evil, and crazy to be true. However, for those same reasons I have been simultaneously terrified of and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Diane H wrote a review Feb 2020
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii34 contributions12 helpful votes
I have taken many tours with Scott and they are always great! This tour was fantastic too! I took one of the original tours when you went in a hearse.(back in 1992!) I love Karen Carpenter and I was so glad I got to see so much and learn alot from this tour! So sad the museum
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Date of experience: February 2020
AMB&JAS wrote a review Jan 2020
Alexandria, Virginia666 contributions198 helpful votes
My wife and I took three tours in two days. On January 24, 2020, we took Tragical History with Richard. On January 25 we took Helter Skelter and Horrific Homicide True Crime, both with Scott. All three tours and both guides were amazing. If you are a Death Hag or want to become
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Date of experience: January 2020
c W wrote a review Jan 2020
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Enjoyed the tour and museum. Wish they would add a stop to Forest Lawn Memorial Park cemetery. Love it!
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Date of experience: January 2020