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Behind the scenes... Excellent!

I consider this to be one of the best things at The Universal Studios. When last here in 1990 I... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Universal studio tram tour

This informative tour is one part history and another part thrill ride experience..... the tram... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
San Jose, California
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I consider this to be one of the best things at The Universal Studios. When last here in 1990 I think a smaller version of it was called a 'Backlot Tour'. Like everything at Universal Studios you have to wait in the queue anything from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This informative tour is one part history and another part thrill ride experience..... the tram takes you past sound stages that were used for well known TV shows in the past and are still being used today. You travel along streets with buildings that were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I'm not a big fan of blockbuster movies, so a lot of the references on the tour were lost on me. It's tram tour of the back lot. It's interesting, but I prefer the Paramount Tour where they talk more about the movie business, how...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Loved it. we rode around on the bus and had special effects as we got flooded in a tube station and took part in a fast and furious movie. Lots of interesting stuff to see on the back lots. Houses, cars, set from Jaws -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

My last time before 2018 was in the year 2009 - I think it was more unique back then. Nowadays its mostly 4D video's and example Bates Motel does not have real human actors anymore. Yes, it's a good attraction still, but I would love...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

What a great way to see a history of famous movies from Universal, as well as how they shoot certain scenes and special effects. The day we went on a tour, they were shooting different things, so we weren't able to see it all, but...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DaveDuff
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I really enjoyed this tour. We got to go on a tour of the backlots see some very famous old sites preserved and 2 4d motion rides thrown in for good measure. Got to see a little of Amity Island from Jaws, Whoville, Bates motel,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steve_In_Ulster
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I have taken both of these tours, and each has their pros and cons depending on what it is you like from these kind of the things. The cheaper tour, you are on a larger TRAM kind of transport and roll through the majority of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank runaway2travel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Universal Studios Tour is the original Hollywood Backlot Tour that takes you to the backlot of Universal Studios where many movies and t.v. shows have been filmed. Let's get to it.... WAIT TIME...The wait time for this attraction is typically 45 minutes to an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank gcfam79
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Studio Tour is iconic! It involves History, modern Tech, amazing fun, excitement and scary stuff. Little kids may not like it. If you are partial to motion sickness be a tad wary. I get motion sick, and it can give me a spin or...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Andy B
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