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TCL Chinese Theatre VIP Tour

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    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.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Such a fascinating tour learning the history of this beautiful building, it was incredible inside. Unfortunately there was kids on the tour and this isn't a tour for the young ones as they'll get bored and just run around disturbing the tour for others. If...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Olivewahh
    Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

    You might as well do this tour on your own, and for free. We spent half an hour looking at the prints outside and the dresses and lamps inside, nothing more. Not much info, most of the time we just stood there and looked around....More

    2  Thank beckit88
    Reviewed 25 April 2019

    We had this "wow" moment, when we did the VIP tour at the Chinese theatre in Hollywood. We really did see "everything" and we even got small funny stories about the making the theatre, as well as the actors - and the feet and hand...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Tina-Magling
    Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

    We were watching the famous handprints in front of the theatre when he heard the announcement that the tour would start in 10 minutes. We decided to go ask for details how long it takes, if we see the big screen and room etc. they...More

    5  Thank Gonçalo R
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