Visit: TCL Chinese Theatres, 6925 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6103
Beginning in the historic Forecourt of the Stars, the guests are escorted inside the world-famous TCL Chinese Theatre. While in the lobby, the VIP Tour Guide takes guests back in time, through Hollywood’s glamorous history. Guests are shown various costumes, props, iconic artwork, and architecture associated with the history of the theatre. After walking through the displays in the lobby, patrons will be escorted to the main theatre, home to the largest IMAX in the world. While seated in the luxurious auditorium, guests are given the opportunity to relive the theatre’s star-studded past, by watching a short film, hosted by TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz.
Once the film is complete, the patrons are brought back out to the historic forecourt. While being escorted, the VIP Tour Guide divulges fun facts and secrets about some of the most iconic-cemented hand and footprints, including Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne and Shirley Temple.
After experiencing the theatre’s trove of celebrity history, the guests are brought into Grauman’s Gallery. Located in the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, patrons are shown photographs from some of the most iconic events in the theatre’s past. Also located in the theatre are practice slabs from various hand and footprints ceremonies.
With over 80 years of history, the TCL Chinese Theatres remains one of Hollywood’s most beloved movie palaces.