Paramount, Warner Brothers, Universal—basically all studios in Tinseltown offer some kind of experience for the public. Fans can meander through sets, or gaze upon costumes or other recognizable props. You can pose on the soundstage of your favorite sitcom, or zoom around on a cart through age-old lots that have been churning out movies since they weren’t even in color. Every studio tour is different, but through Viator, there are a variety of tours depending on the experience you crave. Get ready to be teleported inside the magic of film—these are the best studio and film tours in Los Angeles.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour with Transportation Warner Bros. Studio Tour with Transportation
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour with Transportation

Warner Bros. Studio Tour with Transportation

How cool would it be to pose for a pic at Central Perk? Or on the set of another iconic show or movie? This tour specifically covers Warner Brothers studio, where the Ellen Show and Big Bang Theory have also been filmed. The tour is a nice kick-off to a fun day in Hollywood since it’s only about three hours. However, guests have an afternoon option as well, if that works out better.

Hollywood Sign, Beverly Hills And Movie Locations Vip Adventure Hollywood Sign, Beverly Hills And Movie Locations Vip Adventure
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Hollywood Sign, Beverly Hills And Movie Locations Vip Adventure

Hollywood Sign, Beverly Hills And Movie Locations Vip Adventure

Studios must often venture beyond the sound stages to create incredibly realistic films, and this tour will take you to some of those places, with an information-filled guide with loads of personality leading the way. And they know you can’t visit Hollywood without getting an awesome selfie in front of those famous, giant white letters. The small group excursion will also roll through celebrity neighborhoods and noteworthy areas. We’re sure Brad Pitt doesn’t mind that. Expect to set aside about three hours for this activity (the whole thing, not just Brad Pitt hunting).

Universal Studios Hollywood and Hollywood Celebrity Homes Tour Universal Studios Hollywood and Hollywood Celebrity Homes Tour
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Universal Studios Hollywood and Hollywood Celebrity Homes Tour

Universal Studios Hollywood and Hollywood Celebrity Homes Tour

Universal Studios Hollywood is the star of this show on this excursion. Passengers will get the ultimate up-close look at behind the camera film making at one of the coolest establishments in the biz. And yeah, they also have a theme park which you’ll get to visit too, which is famously crafted to make all of our childhood film buff dreams come true. Since the tour verges on about 10 hours, expect to see other Hollywood fixtures and prominent sites as well.

Full Day Hollywood Film Studios & TMZ Private Tour Full Day Hollywood Film Studios & TMZ Private Tour
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Full Day Hollywood Film Studios & TMZ Private Tour

Full Day Hollywood Film Studios & TMZ Private Tour

Visitors who opt for this Viator featured tour will truly have it all while embarking on a glorious eight-hour excursion through all of Hollywood. Melrose Place, Dolby Theatre, the Walk of Fame—you’ll be totally in movie nerd heaven. It’s possible you could see a favorite celeb when passing by all those glitzy homes, which will be pointed out by your guide. To top it off, the tour makes a stop by CBS TV Studios for a backstage peek at their production process.

TCM Movie Locations Tour TCM Movie Locations Tour
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TCM Movie Locations Tour

TCM Movie Locations Tour

Another locations tour, passengers get to ride in a pretty cool looking bus with tiered stadium seating—every spot is a good spot.  The bus chugs along to over 50 film locations, from the present all the way back to the good ole days. Simultaneously, scenes from the very places you’ll be stopping by will be played for you.

Small Group Warner Brothers and Hollywood with Transport from Anaheim Small Group Warner Brothers and Hollywood with Transport from Anaheim
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Small Group Warner Brothers and Hollywood with Transport from Anaheim

Small Group Warner Brothers and Hollywood with Transport from Anaheim

This tour offers the perfect balance of Hollywood exploration, beginning at the acclaimed Warner Brothers Studio. You’ll get an exclusive look at the grounds at which many famed movies have been dreamt up, or made. The fun doesn’t end there, as knowledgeable guides then drive you to the Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theater and Universal City Walk.

3-Hour Private Hollywood City Tour with an Emphasis on Studio History Hollywood sign, Los Angeles, California
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Hollywood sign, Los Angeles, California

3-Hour Private Hollywood City Tour with an Emphasis on Studio History

Completely private and even wheelchair accessible, guests on this tour will get all the inside scoop on how Hollywood developed as a whole while driving by pivotal studios like Paramount, Desilu and Columbia Pictures. Your luxury SUV will also head towards Burbank, where Disney and Warner Brothers reside, and you’ll also hit other iconic stops along the way. Comforts like snacks and water are provided throughout your adventure.

Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more

Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beaches and more

We have another great tour that sweeps across Hollywood, from Rodeo Drive to monuments honoring memorable actors of all generations. But you’ll also get to take a peek at the Kodak Theater, known for hosting, drum roll, the Oscars. Just imagine celebs waiting backstage to announce each year’s winners in front of the live audience. When you watch your television, you can say you’ve actually been there.

Paramount Pictures Studio Tour Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Studio Tour

Paramount Pictures has been a fixture within the film industry for over a hundred years, and boy does the walls surrounding it have a million words to say. Probably being the ultimate studio tour of all time, and especially in Los Angeles, the Paramount Pictures Studio Tour whisks guests via motorized cart through the back lots, prop house and amongst the timeless history of beloved films. Movies may become even more magical after this incredible experience.

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