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Sony Pictures Studio Tour

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Sony Pictures Studios Tour

Take the Sony Pictures Studio Tour and step back in time to an era when the sensation of the big screen was first capturing the world. What do The Wizard of Oz, Men in Black, and Spider-Man all have in common? They were all filmed at the famed Sony Pictures Studio. Get the insider's scoop on the movies, TV shows, and commercials that have been shot here. Note: Must be 13 or older.

Please note: This is a working studio, and as such, only those over the age of 12 are permitted. A Stony Pictures Studio Tour is available only by reservation and only on weekdays.

Located on one of the world's most famous studio lots, a Sony Pictures Studio Tour gives you a rare look into the glory days of old Hollywood and an insider's view of a state-of-the-art motion picture studio.

Enjoy a stroll through the home of the Yellow Brick Road and Munchkinland of Wizard of Oz fame, the Men in Black battles, and Spider-Man! A dynamic and informed tour guide will give you insight into the entertainment industry, and take you onto the sets of shows such as Jeopardy!, and Wheel of Fortune.

Hours

Monday-Friday, departures at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm

Closings

Saturday-Sunday,New Year's Day,Memorial Day,July 4th,Labor Day,Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Redemption Instructions

Although Children over 12 years old are welcome, there is not a child rate for this tour. So unfortunately, the Sony Studio Tour is only included on the adult card.

Included Studio Tour, plus 15% savings on apparel and souvenirs at the exclusive Studio Emporium with the Go Los Angeles Card.

Note: This is a working studio and children under the age of 12 are not permitted. Therefore, Go LA Child cards will NOT work at this attraction. Free underground parking available at Sony Pictures Plaza. Tour times are subject to change.

Please call 310-244-8687 or 310-244-TOUR, Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm PST for a reservation.

Reservation Instructions

Reservations highly recommended. Reservations for Go Card customers must be made between 9:00 am and 5:00pm PST Monday - Friday. Phones are forwarded to an answering service after 5:00 pm. The answering service cannot accommodate Go Card reservations. A credit card number may be required to secure your reservation.

Note

Free underground parking available at Sony Pictures Plaza. Tour times are subject to change; please call between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm to confirm.

Address

10000 West Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA
90232

Public Transportation

Metro: go to: www.mta.net

Sony Pictures Studio—once the home of MGM—is located in Culver City, and also houses the division’s film companies, Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures. The studio is home to an impressive sixteen sound studios.

Your Sony Pictures Studio Tour guides will shed light on the entertainment industry with tales from cinematic history. You will be taken to the sets of various shows filmed at the studio (pending stage availability). Filled with movie, television and commercial productions each day, you never know what—or who—might be just around the corner!

Your Sony Pictures Studio Tour includes free parking, as well as access to the exclusive Studio Emporium—an awesome opportunity to purchase memorabilia from your favorite Sony films. For example, you can pick up reasonably priced themed t-shirts from Ghostbusters, Karate Kid, and Smurfs, or movie collectibles and DVDs.

Watch an artist create a scenic backdrop, visit the various impressive sound stages at the studio, and experience tapings of your favorite programs. Visitors to Sony Pictures Studio can also enjoy lunch on the lot—keep your eyes peeled for stars and celebs!

Save on admission to a Sony Pictures Studio Tour, plus LA's top museums, sights, and tours all for one low price with the Go Los Angeles Card!

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4
That's Entertainment!
By Dianna the Explorer Verified Reviewer from Ellington, CT on
Pros:
Soundstages Tour, Impressive, Authentic Studio Tour, Good Orientation Film
Cons:
Not Close To Hollywood, Advanced Reservations, Two Hours Of Walking,
Best Uses:
Teens Age 13 Adults,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Sony Pictures Studios Tour:

This is a must see. The tour starts with a good orientation film that talks about the history of the studio and finishes with a trailer of its latest release. In our case it was Monuments Men. On our tour we had a full walk-through of The Goldbergs and Rake soundstages. The amazing attention to detail was apparent everywhere. Our tour included descriptions of the "tricks" they use to create the setting in the viewers mind. Though we did a bit of walking the time flew by! In the afternoon we were in the audience for the taping of 3 Wheel of Fortune episodes. We were told that this show is the longest running game show ever. So much fun. If you can work it in do so.

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5
A great tour!
By Jenn454 Verified Reviewer from New York, NY on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Sony Pictures Studios Tour:

It's a gamble what you might see but if you're lucky (like us) you might even have a stop and chat with Will Smith or whoever is working a job that day. This isn't like a theme park thing with a bunch of interactive attractions so expect that sometimes are busier than others and it's random what sets/people you see. I would recommend even just for the fact the people doing the tours are really friendly and down to earth. Very unlike the people running the movies I would imagine. They knew some pretty cool facts you're not going to find on the internet. So it's a good idea if you're in the area.

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5
Great time and nice people
By Jenn454 from New York, NY on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Sony Pictures Studios Tour:

It's a gamble what you might see but if you're lucky (like us) you might even have a stop and chat with Will Smith or whoever is working a job that day. This isn't like a theme park thing with a bunch of interactive attractions so you have to expect that sometimes work days are busier than others and it's random what sets and people you see. I would recommend even just for the fact the people doing the tours are really friendly and down to earth. Very unlike the people running the movies I would imagine. They knew some pretty cool facts you're not going to find on the internet. So it's a good idea if you're in the area.

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4
Perfect fot the Movie Buff
By I love Hollywood Verified Reviewer from Arizona on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Sony Pictures Studios Tour:

The 2-hour walking tour was great. Our guide was knowledgeable and able to answer all questions. This is worth it for an insight to a movie and TV studio.

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Address

10000 West Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA
90232

Phone: 310-244-8687 or 310-244-TOUR

Website: Sony Pictures Studios Tour

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