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VIP Student Backlot Tour

This tour highlights the wide array of career opportunities available in the entertainment and production industries, by taking students behind-the-scenes to visit closed sets, working soundstages, and even the prop warehouse.

Program Overview

Students can feel like a celebrity for the day when they follow in the footsteps that only Hollywood heavyweights have walked before. This special tour lasts approximately two and half hours and takes you behind-the-scenes to visit closed sets, working soundstages, and even the incredible prop warehouse. Listen to stories only Hollywood insiders hear about the making of some of the most famous films and TV shows. This tour is excellent for grades 4-12 and provides valuable insight into the wide array of career opportunities available in the entertainment and production industries.

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Getting Here & Details

The VIP Experience is the most exclusive way to go behind the scenes at the world’s largest movie studio and theme park.

Tour the movie industry’s busiest sets in a special trolley, where you can disembark to explore areas not open to the general public. Visit actual sound stages where blockbuster movies and TV shows are filmed. Visit our famous property Department, home to thousands of set pieces and decorative items used for film and television production.

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 Hollywood™, there’s something for every grade, guaranteed.

Groups should proceed through security and check in with our VIP Experience to the right of the front gate. Tickets will be provided upon check-in.

Universal Studios Hollywood

100 Universal City Plaza
Bldg. 5531-3
Universal City, CA 91608

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Program Snapshot

Admission

$159 per person, includes full day park admission (No complimentary tickets available for this tour. No refunds will be given.

Availability

Monday - Friday (September through June) – Select blackout dates may apply. Please call for exact availability.

Time

Morning and afternoon tours. Your group will be notified before your trip. Tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours.

Tickets

Reservations and advance payment are required.

Grades

4 through 12

Restrictions

Annual Passes are not valid for admission to any Technical Tour

Minimum

15 students per school

Maximum

Unlimited, but 26 student limit per vehicle. Groups may be split between morning and afternoon tours.

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