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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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Fun to see the outside

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Ashford, United Kingdom
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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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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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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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Wilmington, Delaware
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Firstly the tour is only 30 mins so if you're looking for an in depth tour of every corner of the theatre you're going to be disappointed. The info in the box office and on the website clearly state the length of time and areas covered. Our guide, Julissa, was brilliant. Informative, helpful and delivered in a lively fashion with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This site is famous because all OSCAR award giving ceremonies are conducted over here only. The theatre is beautiful, with small seats. All Oscar winners names are placed on a vertical row with the year. it is amazing that such great winners have attended the ceremony over there. There is a mall attached and also parking slots below. The guide,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We saw Trevor Noah here and it was an amazing show. The theater is really cool. There are lots of pictures from old Academy Awards ceremonies. The theater itself is beautiful. The seat were kind of small but not uncomfortably so. We sat up on the mezzanine but still had a pretty good view. There is a bar on each... More 

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