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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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6603 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
+1 855-600-3323

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Reviewed yesterday

We were really looking forward to this tour and in general weren't disappointed. I wish we'd had an early lunch as the tour started at 12pm and last about 3 hours. We were expecting it to be about 2-21/2. Brian was extremely knowledgeable but spoke...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The topic is a bit strange, but it turned out to be a good tour that included some interesting places. The tour guide was nice and well informed about the city.

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Thank OzTex
Reviewed 2 days ago

Scott knows his stuff. If you really want to know about the colourful history of LA go on one of these tours. Groups are small, the information is great, and you will visit places you did not expect. Scott transports you in time and you...More

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Thank d0nat01
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for a glimpse at the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, this is the tour for you. Although quite a bit of the tour pertains to the tragic and untimely deaths of those both famous and infamous, your guide will also sprinkle...More

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Thank ratsalade2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great tour! Me and my daughters took the Tragic History tour and had a blast! Tons of information and lots of locations. Will be back to take the Helter Skelter and Rock and Roll Circus tour soon! Everyone there is great!

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was probably my 8th time and I ALWAYS learn something new! Scott, Brian and Ruchard are the BEST!!

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Thank tracyeileen2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my out of town brother on the tour; had brought s different one to the Tragical History Tour with the great Brian Donnelly and loved it. Was excited to have Scott take us on this one; he's amazing. So much information and I...More

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Thank kmrkmr55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brian was our tour guide and he was very informative and fun. I thought the price of $50 per person was pretty steep for it to be about something other than what it was named. When we first start of the tour I was very...More

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Thank KCMoVisitingLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative and lots of fun. Will be going on another one for sure. Its also a fun way to explore the city.

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Thank fernandovT1050JI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, first off, let me start by saying I've only ever given six reviews of ANYTHING online, and Dearly Departed now has two of them. Yes, it's that worth it! I took my mom for her birthday Our guide, Brian, was the best guide you'll...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
Hi Guys, do you visit the Forest Lawn cemetery as I was hoping to visit some of the graves & also do you visit Viper Room, Whisky a go go or Rainbow bar & grill? I'm looking to do a bit of Rock 'n' Roll pilgrimage on my trip to LA & only have 2 days before we leave on the rest of our tour. Thank you.
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
When you say sit on the left, do you mean behind the drivers side or passengers side? thx
31 January 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Drivers side
Kimberly V
I have been trying to call your business and it says the number is no longer in service.
5 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