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Sony Pictures Studio Tour

10202 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-3195
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Step back into a legendary time on the Sony Pictures Studio tour! Walk through the famed gates and you’re behind the scenes at one of the most historic and exciting studio lots in the world. Our two-hour guided walking tour will give you the real experience of a working studio. Visit soundstages once home to iconic films like “The Wizard of Oz,” “Men in Black” and “Spider-Man.” Swing by smash-hit games shows “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune.” You might even catch a glimpse of the Barbra Streisand Scoring stage or a set from the hit comedy, “The Goldbergs.” Keep your eyes open... You never know what – or who – will be around the next corner. TOUR DETAILS Tours run Monday through Friday Standard times are 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. Additional tour times are added during peak seasons Reservations are required Children age 12 and up are welcome Guests under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult on the tour $45 per person Free parking in the Overland Parking structure
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10202 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-3195
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The studio tour is excellent. The tour guide was magnificent and the tour was very informative and would recommend

Thank matthew122777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first of four studio tours we went on. It was impressive until we experience some of the others. In my opinion paramount was the best, follows by the tour at Universal (VIP experience), then Sony, and the worst for our trip was...More

1  Thank kbarnes16
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid for a 2 hour tour. 90 minutes is not 2 hours. You see next to nothing and are told virtually nothing from the bored and uninterested tour guide. I've heard if you get Kevin it's good but what are your chances? The only good...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Go City Card so this was included. We would have been upset if we had paid extra for it. Our tour guide was great, there just wasn’t much to see on the tour. You see a lot of big buildings where shows...More

1  Thank Miriam L
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The last time I was walking these lots was in 1984, when we at Ford were introducing a brand new vehicle called the Taurus. We did so in the sound stage used by “The Wizard of Oz”. In those days it was the home of...More

1  Thank robertwD7057IG
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Used the GoCity card to book this trip, quick and easy to complete that. Tour walks past many sound stages and we could look briefly in from the door but one really doesn't see much that way, just the wooden backs of sets. Any person...More

2  Thank Raykidz
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

small group tours for $45 per person lasts about 2 hours and you get to see and hear about a lot of film history. Highlight was the studio sound room where the film scores are recorded. Also saw the set for Jeopardy and Wheel of...More

Thank b0raas
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Columbia pictures merged with TriStar Pictures, eventually becoming Sony Pictures, and eventually moving to the old MGM studios.... I think I got that right. Confused? Well, this tour explains it all to you! It was a fantastic tour, and we enjoyed ourselves very much. MK...More

Thank Sean S
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We took the Sony PIctures VIP tour, and loved it. We had an individual tour guide for just the two of us, and the tour included an excellent lunch. Even more importantly, our guide Michael was passionate, and knowledgeable, about film and loved talking to...More

Thank Gerry R
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I have been through the Sony tour twice and LOVED each time. Very small intimate group so everyone feels like they have a personal tour guide. Went to a couple of different sets where they were not filming that day. Tour guide was very informative....More

Thank ladybug62
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s0apviv0r
1 February 2018|
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Response from AlanChua33 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Sony museum is part of the guided tour. Maybe u can email Sony pictures to ask for more details.
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Jordan W
30 April 2017|
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Response from Maryann B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I just saw your question..I did not attend a taping so I'm of no help here. The tour is not all that long but check just so you can do both if interested
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Model_TNewEngland
1 April 2017|
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Response from rmt1018 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in I believe Studio City at the Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel. We just took an uber to Culver City and Sony Pictures Studio. Our son who lives in LA picked us up when we were done. It was not that long of a ride to... More
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