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Dolby Theatre

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Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6136 (Formerly Kodak Theater)
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+1 323-308-6363

Home of the Academy Awards, Kodak Theater offers a 30-minute guided tour...

Home of the Academy Awards, Kodak Theater offers a 30-minute guided tour that includes a visit to the theater, VIP room and Oscar history.

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This is where the Oscars take place. Great to just explore and have a look at. It will only take 30mins

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobby is a cool walk into the mall area. The pillars have lighted signs with what every best picture was for the academy awards. walk in the door towards the theatre up the stairs

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is where the Oscars take place. Great to just explore and have a look at. It will only take 30mins

Thank Shell C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Backstage tour of the Dolby Theatre where the Academy Awards (the Oscars) are held. We walked down the staircase, onstage and along the corridors, saw past winners' photos and a real Oscar. The Theatre is actually a lot smaller than it appears on television. Great experience, tour guide gave us a lot of anecdotes about Oscar nights and actors.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just walked around the outside of the Dolby Theatre to look at the winners of (I think Picture of the Year) that won each year. It's a beautiful building and home to many awards shows and events throughout the year.

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West Hempstead, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

If you're taking a tour of LA - the Doby theater is a place that you will want to include. We (me, my husband and teenage son) took the tour of the home of the Academy Awards - much to my surprise - we each equally enjoyed it. Definitely worthwhile and it doesn't take a lot of time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

30 minute tour so short but was very informative. Loved seeing where the stars go and didn't realise that it was held in a mall! Recommended. Did as part of Go Los Angeles Card

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Whilst we didn't have time to go in an see a film whilst we were visiting Hollywood Boulevard, it was great to stop along the way and see where all of the winners of the Academy Awards go to receive their Oscars each year. It's very busy so you have to wait a while if you want to get a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Not only the famous theatre, it contains also a lot of brands stores for the lovers of shopping and culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

While a bit price for a 30 minute tour ($22 + tax per person at the time of this writing), the tour is excellent as it takes you through the Dolby theater describing the Oscar venue and how it operates on Oscar night! You'll visit key areas of the theater and get to see where all the big stars are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Theatre is famous for hoisting Oscar awards. But it hoist other shows too. Location is perfect. The staircase, architectures are majestic. But needs time to explore the theatre.

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