If there is one place that can aptly narrate the story of Hollywood, it is certainly the Paramount Picture Studios in Los Angeles. Apart from a place where you can see celebrities and take pictures with them, it is the right place to see the past 100 years of Hollywood in the largest studios that produce films and television serials alike.
A tour to the Paramount Pictures Studios would leave you mesmerized with motion pictures. Most of the tours are available for visitors 12 years and over. The tours to the studios is always guided and if you are a movie buff then you would certainly be able to recognize sets from the most famous movies here. It is worth mentioning that it is the oldest surviving studio in history and also holds fame for having the oldest surviving logo in movies.
The studio offers a 2 hour Paramount Pictures Studio Tour which will take you through the whole studio and give you an overall idea of the legacy of this place. The tour is available on all 7 days from 9:30 am to 2 pm and each tour starts at every half an hour. However, timings may change according to the season and day of the week. You must make advance reservations to the tour. The cost of this tour is $48 per person.
There is another 4 and a half hours tour called the Paramount Pictures VIP Studio Tour. This tour is aimed exclusively at the movie lovers who want to experience the rich past of movie making. They can also get to search through their archives, look at props and backstage stuff, take pictures and participate a delicious complimentary lunch. Not only this, you will get 15% off the merchandize and DVD sold by the Paramount Pictures. Parking is free for the visitors and you also get a photo as a souvenir to show off to your friends and family. This tour is also available on all weekdays and a price of $150 is to be paid for this tour.
The best part is that these tours will be held without any regards to the weather. You can buy the tickets online and also participate in various events. Don’t forget to take an ID proof if you are an adult.