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Sony Pictures Studio Tour

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Address: 10000 W. Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Phone Number: +1 310-244-8687
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Interesting visit

Was walking around Culver city and I stumbled upon Sony picture. Went in to try and bok a tour but had to book for the next one which was in like 2 hours. Went had lunch and came... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Loudon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife's first visit to a studio and she was impressed with what goes on behind the camera - how the sets are set up etc. i've been to a studio before but was still impressed with what we saw during the 2 hr tour. most impressive aspect was the free parking included in your studio pass - but it... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I would give this one a miss. You have to use a lot of your imagination just to remember the scenery from you favorite series and movies that are shot there, as the tour guide is explaining everything to you. There is very limited access to the recording sets, we only got to go to "The Goldbergs" set and everything... More 

Thank Mpho3105
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My family went here this past summer, and it was a blast! We got to go on the set of the TV show, "The Goldbergs" and it was so cool! We also got to go on the set of "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune". We also get to see the rainbow that was in "The Wizard of Oz"

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed the tour of the studio. The introduction movie was very interesting and informative. With a little imagination you can see the Hollywood magic of movie making. Being on the set of the Goldbergs was pretty amazing,as well as the Wheel of fortune set. It was over 2 hours and our guide was very amusing and energetic. If you... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Sony studios is a great place to visit if your into your TVs shows. Firstly it's a walking tour that lasts about 2 hours make sure you take water with you. You get to go on the sets of some of the shows that there filming . And you get a comp photo at the end of the tour as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Having now taken all the major studio tours (Warner Bros., Paramount, Sony, and Universal), I'd say this ranks number 3 out of the 4. Still worth a visit if you have the time, but you're trying to select just one tour to take, I'd look more closely at either Warner Bros. or Paramount. The biggest difference with this tour compared... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Visiting in the area? Go to jeopardy.com and reserve tickets for an upcoming taping. The experience for the show taping was terrific. We did NOT take the studio tour after the taping, as the taping experience itself - the Jeorpardy show - was in and of itself a terrific experience.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Was walking around Culver city and I stumbled upon Sony picture. Went in to try and bok a tour but had to book for the next one which was in like 2 hours. Went had lunch and came back. The tour takes around 2 hours and they take you into the large studios and around the production houses. Its nice... More 

Thank Loomi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have been on a few studio tours and this is the best yet. Right from the moment you walk into the building you are treated like a welcomed guest. Our tour guide was very friendly and knew his stuff. The lot was very clean. They give you a picture at the end.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent a fun two hour walking tour of Sony Studios. It is the old MGM studios. Very informative tour. Fun to see some of the sets. Went on the set of the Goldbergs and was amazed at the size of the set. Much larger than I thought. The great details of the set is amazing. Would definitely recommend this tour.

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