Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Experience

Universal City
Private Studio Tour

There is perhaps no more quintessentially L.A. experience than a visit to one of the city’s historic film studios. For insider’s access away from the crowds, though, it’s best to book the VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood. Expert guides will lead visitors through Universal’s famous backlot—featuring sounds stages and sets from the streets of New York to the Old West to Psycho’s Bates Motel and the lake used in Jaws—book prime seats at show tapings, and even escort kids to the front of lines for all rides, including the hugely successful new Harry Potter theme park.

Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Experience
100 Universal City Plz.Los Angeles, CA United States
818-622-8477

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