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Dearly Departed Tours

6603 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
+1 855-600-3323
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Dearly Departed: The Tragic History Tour of Los Angeles
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Murders, Deaths, Scandals and fun things happened all over Los Angeles. But it's light hearted. Promise. Dearly Departed Tours is a 3 hour tour of the Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous. Legends from Mae West and Bela Lugosi, to Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson. With a side of Hugh Grant and Chris Brown and Rihanna thrown in for good measure. "Creepy, Hilarious, but not for kids or the prissy." - Lonely Planet Also available, The Helter Skelter Tour - based solely on the Manson Murders. Join Scott Michaels, the host of the documentary, The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter will unravel this bizarre time in American History. American Horror Story based their "Eternal Darkness Tour" on us and we've been featured in Anthony Bourdain's The Layover, E! 20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders and The Girls Next Door. Hundreds of unedited positive reviews online, Tripatini, Yelp, Yahoo Travel and Tripadvisor. *** Because of our recent move, the MUSEUM is closed until mid to late April.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6603 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
+1 855-600-3323

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

this tour was excellent!! The narrator had all sorts of very interesting sites to see that aligned with the tour theme - where celebrities passed away, all of the stories surrounding their demise. we even got to go to Marilyn Monroe's grave, which was very...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I'll start by saying this was a Mother's Day outing so we had some high expectations, especially after reading reviews. Although we didn't go to many of the places listed as tour stops, which was very disappointing, I still think that this would have been...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went on this tour during a recent trip to LA and our host was incredible! He was so knowledgable about the area and the people that lived (and died) there! The only improvement I could think of was having more stops along the trip....More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Took the Helter Skelter Tour which had been on my bucket list for years. I found it better than I had hoped. Our tour guide was Scott; he produced the movie Six Degrees of Helter Skelter. I am a true crime nerd and have seen...More

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Thank rmc834
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My wife did this tour the other day and loved it. She said it was the highlight of our time in Hollywood. Easy to walk to from Hollywood Blvd. She'd been wanting to do it since her last trip to Hollywood a few years ago...More

Thank nb5555
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My father was an undertaker so this tour was right up my alley! My one regret was not writing down who we visited. My memory, I guess is not as good as I thought. Thanks for the fun! And remember when you mix up the...More

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Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great tour. Could have a little more upto date deaths. The majority of the attendees were under the age of 35 so some of the older celebrity stories seemed outdated. Overall we loved it and our host was funny and engaging and very knowledgeable with...More

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Thank Sonya G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were absolutely delighted with the Dearly Departed tour. We did it on our first day in town and it was a brilliant way of orienting ourselves in the city and having some great laughs along the way. Richard our driver was brilliant! Fun, friendly...More

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Thank Paul J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I live in Los Angeles and have gone on this tour six times over the years with different people from out of town. They've never let me down. Informative, interesting and fun. I find myself quoting parts of the tour when just driving around town...More

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Thank Renee H
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The tour guide is very knowledgeable about older Hollywood history and for me it was great because I knew of most of the people he was talking about. But the younger person with me stayed lost all day. Needs to update material some for the...More

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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John M
26 April 2017|
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Response from DearlyDeparted | Property representative |
Hi John. We visit Westwood Memorial Park on the tour. It's a tiny cemetery with a lot of A-Listers. Marilyn, Natalie Wood, Farrah Fawcett, Dean Martin... Our office is across the street from Hollywood Forever Cemetery... More
31 January 2017|
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Kimberly V
4 October 2016|
Response from Ashayam | Reviewed this property |
I called the business at their local number (323) 466-3696 and spoke with Brian. He said they recently changed numbers because they changed their ticketing company, and apparently not everything has been updated yet... More