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The Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood
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Universal Studios Hollywood’s world-famous, behind-the-scenes Studio Tour began more than a century ago and it’s still taking visitors into the worlds of Hollywood’s biggest films.

Nowhere else can you get an adventure like this on a real working film and TV production lot. Today, it’s packed with special effects and immersive technology to bring movies to life. And there’s even a VIP Experience to give visitors exclusive views and unrivaled theme park benefits.

Adrenaline-Pumping Experiences

The Studio Tour is an authentic experience, filled with a variety of heart-pounding thrills designed to bring cinematic special effects to life. Put on some 3D glasses for an enthralling visit to Skull Island on the King Kong 360-3D experience. See the gleaming teeth of Amity Island’s most infamous inhabitant, “Jaws.” And hold on tight during the high-speed car chase of the Studio Tour’s grand finale, Fast & Furious - Supercharged.

Encountering “Jaws” on the Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour

Encountering “Jaws” on the Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour
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Tour a Real Working Movie Studio

The Universal Studios Hollywood backlot has been the set for some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. Visitors can explore 13 city blocks to see the world’s largest movie studio production lot in history, built with creative consultation from award-winning director and filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Knowledgeable Studio Tour guides provide insight to the tour and are accompanied by TV personality Jimmy Fallon, host of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” who serves as the Studios Tour’s video host and introduces a variety of segments along the way. The immersive Studio Tour lasts about an hour is available in English, Spanish and Mandarin.

A film set reminiscent of the Wild West spotted on the Studio Tour

A film set reminiscent of the Wild West spotted on the Studio Tour
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Go Exclusive with the VIP Experience

With the VIP Experience*, explore Universal Studios Hollywood like a movie star. Guests are treated to a special experience all day long. This premium opportunity invites visitors to discover some of the busiest sets in the film industry by walking along actual movie and television sets all led by expert VIP Guides. The special VIP trolley (different from the Studio Tour tram) takes guests to exclusive areas of the studio lot not open to the general public. It also makes a stop at the world-famous Property Department, a giant warehouse featuring thousands of set pieces and decorative items used in today’s biggest blockbuster movies and TV shows.

With the VIP Experience, guests get all-day VIP treatment, including exclusive access to the VIP Lounge, valet parking, VIP entry, guided access to Universal Express lines at rides and attractions, and a gourmet meal prepared by Universal's executive chefs in the private VIP dining room. This once-in-a-lifetime experience can be custom tailored to meet guests' interests. VIP guests experience the best of Universal Studios Hollywood with the ultimate star treatment.

*All VIP Experience tour content is subject to availability based on production schedules and other factors.

A more intimate experience on the VIP Studio Tour

A more intimate experience on the VIP Studio Tour
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