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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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A great value

This tour is a movie enthusiast's dream. If you go into the vault room, the original Godfather prints are only a few paces from the entrance on the ground floor! Take your time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This tour is a movie enthusiast's dream. If you go into the vault room, the original Godfather prints are only a few paces from the entrance on the ground floor! Take your time and take it all in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

All was ok, definitely what you could expect from a studio, nothing wow or mind blowing, didn't see any celebrities either, tour guide was just going through the process so nothing wow.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was very young, but well informed on the studio history and techniques of filming. I would have liked to see more about movies, so when they say they tailor the tour to your likes, they don't really. It's more about what areas are available to see that day. However, we did learn about filming and set design... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked this tour because of the authenticity about it. It's not a theme park but a working studio. We did the 'ordinary' tour. Booked in advance but felt you could just turn up. Our tour was just the two of us! Michael our guide was great. He was enthusiastic and excited. I loved the way he blended in photographs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our 2 hour tour here. Small intimate group of 6 on a golf buggy and our great guide tyler We got to see lots of backlot stuff and learned so much amazing history about the place along the way.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In fairness we have not done any other studio tours so can't compare. Our group was small and our guide informative. We learnt some early history and was intrigued by the Luicille Ball link. Sorry but not that interested in any recent TV shows but certainly interested in movie history. Found the tour lacking in this regard and expected more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being that we have already experienced the studio tours at Warner Brothers and Universal, we saved the best for last. Our magical day started at 9:30 AM when we met our amazing tour guide, who escorted us to our cart to begin our intimate tour. FYI, the VIP tour is limited to eight people in order to maximize the experience.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't impressed. Tour was nice: saw interesting sets and props, but I didn't get a sense of what it's like to edit a movie or add sounds. Oh well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The studio tour is great and if you are really into movies an TV this is the one for you. The tour has more of a working feel to it and probably not as commercial as Warner Bros. The guide was great and had experience working on shows so could tell you much more about what goes on.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a huge gathering with business friends...we actually reserved the whole place for the conference attendees over 5000 people! The place is artistic with lots of studios to check and take good photos.

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