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Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6136 (Formerly Kodak Theater)
Phone Number: +1 323-308-6363

Home of the Academy Awards, Kodak Theater offers a 30-minute guided tour...

Home of the Academy Awards, Kodak Theater offers a 30-minute guided tour that includes a visit to the theater, VIP room and Oscar history.

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Trevor Noah

We saw Trevor Noah here and it was an amazing show. The theater is really cool. There are lots of pictures from old Academy Awards ceremonies. The theater itself is beautiful. The... read more

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Pasadena, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Back on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, I participated in a March from Hollywood Boulevard and Schrader up to the Dolby Theatre for the World Aids Day which was also known as "Keep The Promise" which was being sponsored by the AHF (Aids Healthcare Foundation). Once we got to the beautiful Dolby Theatre in which I have Never set foot in... More 

Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw Trevor Noah here and it was an amazing show. The theater is really cool. There are lots of pictures from old Academy Awards ceremonies. The theater itself is beautiful. The seat were kind of small but not uncomfortably so. We sat up on the mezzanine but still had a pretty good view. There is a bar on each... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to take the tour with friends. Got to the box office just after it opened at 1000. This was thanksgiving weekend so it was pretty busy. It's an interesting venue, being the home of the Oscar ceremonies. However it lost a little as our guide, whilst a nice enough bloke, was obviously bored and the delivery of his commentary... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tour of the place the Oscars are awarded. See behind the scenes of the show you watch every year, Learn about the elevator to the press room, the two large rooms for celebrities to relax and have drinks in after winning. Then there is the hotel next door where many of them get ready and the winners... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across the tour of Dolby theatre whilst taking pictures of the staircase leading up to it! Tour was fantastic, just getting to stand on the stage where the oscars are handed out is truly an amazing experience! Highly recommend this tour its only half hour but well worth it. No photos in certain areas but you can take plenty... More 

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Kolomna, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dolby Theatre (formerly known as the Kodak Theatre) is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex, on Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, United States. Since its opening on November 9, 2001, the theater has hosted the Academy Awards ceremonies (the Oscars), initially held there in... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Went here for the Latin AMA's and the venue is great. Excellent location, comfort and great size for any event. Centrally located on Hollywood Blvd adjacent to shops, restaurants and many other tourist things to see and do. Views are great from any seats, excellent sound system as well.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I co-host an Oscar party every year so this was amazing for me! Yes, it was $22 for 30 minutes but totally worth it! We got to go on the stage, sit in the seats, go to the VIP area, see an actual Oscar---just fun! Our guide was informative and engaging too. Highly recommend if you're considering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We took a half hour tour 'behind the scenes' at the Dolby Theatre, home to the Oscars. The small group tour explained where the attendees come in from the red carpet on Oscar night and explains how the whole building was designed for stars to see and ;be seen'. A replica Oscar was on hand but only behind a glass... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It is the Dolby Theatre so every movie fan should be thrilled. However, I am a little bit disappointed. The tour was too short (about 25 minutes), too ordinary and too expensive. We saw nothing unique (except the auditorium). The lights were turned off causing the main attraction to be poorly visible. We did not hear anything special as well.... More 

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