Despicable Me™ The Ride- Let our <br> theme park be your classroom! The Ultimate Hollywood<br/>Guided Tour – Experience Student VIP<br/> Backlot Tour King Kong<br/>360 3-D – See how special effects<br/> are created  WaterWorld<br>Go behind the scenes!

Tickets & Lessons

General admission discount youth tickets are available.

Local residents of Southern California can receive even deeper discounts. Please call or email for pricing.

Universal Express

Youth groups of 10 or more can receive discounts on Universal Express.

  • One-time priority access at each ride and attraction, including the all-new ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, now open!
  • Reserved seating at each show
  • Includes 1-day Park admission

VIP Student Backlot tour

This tour takes students behind-the-scenes to visit closed sets, working sound stages, and even the incredible prop warehouse.

Give your students an interactive, behind-the-scenes field trip they'll never forget as they explore all aspects of filmmaking and special effects from their favorite blockbusters. At Universal Studios HollywoodSM, there's something for every grade, guaranteed.

Lesson Plans

Facts and Information Investigation (Grades 4-8)

Language Arts and English Learners
Students identify facts, take notes, and research information through written, visual, and supplemental materials available at Universal Studios Hollywood. Appropriate for English learners.

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Jurassic Feast (Grades 4-8)

Life Science and Biology
Students identify and classify living and extinct animals into categories designated as plant-eating and meat-eating creatures. Students will use information sources found in libraries, textbooks, and in attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Careers in the Entertainment Industry (Grades 8-12)

Building a Resume
Language Arts and Life Skills
Student research and prepare a mock resume for a career in the entertainment industry.

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Advertising Promotional Kit (Grades 9-12)

Creative Packaging
Language Arts
Students use critical and creative thinking skills to research and develop an advertising promotional kit.

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