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Dearly Departed Tours

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Address: 6603 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Murders, Deaths, Scandals and fun things happened all over Los Angeles. But...

Murders, Deaths, Scandals and fun things happened all over Los Angeles. But it's light hearted. Promise.

New HOLLYWOOD Ghosts and Legends Tour on Saturday Nights for summer 2014.

On display in our gallery is Jayne Mansfield's suitcase she packed the night she died, bricks from Sharon Tate's fireplace and a chunk of John Denver's airplane. Dozens of bizarre items.

Recently launched Hollywood Ghosts and Legends Walking Tour - a 90 minute stroll through Paranormal Hollywood. We were featured on TV's Haunted History and Haunted Collector. We've attended many investigations wand have 1st hand accounts of legendary Hollywood Haunts.

Also available, The Helter Skelter Tour - based on the Manson Murders.

American Horror Story based their "Eternal Darkness Tour" on us and we've been featured in Anthony Bourdain's The Layover, E! 20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders and The Girls Next Door. Hundreds of unedited positive reviews online, Tripatini, Yelp, Yahoo Travel and Tripadvisor.

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Dearly Departed: The Tragic History Tour of Los Angeles
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Tragical History Tour

My best friend came to visit me in LA and it was the perfect thing to do on the weekend to familiarize ourselves with the history of the city. It was beyond entertaining! Our... read more

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I expected it to be spooky, but wasn't. It was still interesting, but I had a headache from the tour guide he talked way too much and about senseless things. I would recommend a different tour; I did the standard one that was supposed to be their best seller.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My best friend came to visit me in LA and it was the perfect thing to do on the weekend to familiarize ourselves with the history of the city. It was beyond entertaining! Our guide was phenomenal. He not only followed the traditional tour but gave out fun facts all along the way to keep everyone entertained between places. It... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This tour is great! Takes you through timeline of these tragic murders. Scott is a master story teller. Tour was lengthy and never got boring. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun tour. Some elements are similar to other tours but hearing the gruesome side of Hollywood was really good. Richard, the host, knew some of the celebrities and could share some good stories and made them personal. The little graveyard packed with celebrities was interesting.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed the tour. As this was a first for me, I was not sure what to expect but from the moment we went into the office we were greeted by a super nice lady who let us snoop around and check out the memorabilia. The tour began and our guide was awesome! He kept it very interesting with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I took my brother and 80-year-old mother who were visiting from Austin, TX and Orange County, respectively, and we all found the tour both fun and educational. The guide knew more stories about gruesome Hollywood deaths and interesting side stories than anyone I've ever met. It was clear that he knew his stuff. We were thoroughly entertained. This is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this tour on the recommendation of trip advisor and it didn't disappoint. Our tour guide was Brian and he was fantastic. His knowledge of Hollywood is amazing and he was so fun! Not a morbid tour at all and Brian's tour was an entertaining history lesson of the area. He even gave tips of different things to check out.... More 

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Monarch Beach, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played tourist in our own town and really enjoyed the tour. Brian provided lots of detail, visited interesting parts of the City. Highly recommend.

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Davidson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative!!! Hollywood isn't all about glamour, there are some pretty sad stories of people's lives out there. The tour is something everyone should see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little tour which gives loads of information on our dearly departed Hollywood friends and particularly nasty local murders - what ,how and where . Only complaint is that it seemed a bit rushed .Would have been nice to be at a more relaxed pace with better photo opportunities and more dramatic expression . You want the... More 

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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