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Dearly Departed Tours

6603 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
+1 855-600-3323
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Dearly Departed: The Tragic History Tour of Los Angeles
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Murders, Deaths, Scandals and fun things happened all over Los Angeles. But it's light hearted. Promise. Dearly Departed Tours is a 3 hour tour of the Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous. Legends from Mae West and Bela Lugosi, to Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson. With a side of Hugh Grant and Chris Brown and Rihanna thrown in for good measure. "Creepy, Hilarious, but not for kids or the prissy." - Lonely Planet Also available, The Helter Skelter Tour - based solely on the Manson Murders. Join Scott Michaels, the host of the documentary, The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter will unravel this bizarre time in American History. 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. *** Because of our recent move, the MUSEUM is closed until mid to late April.
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  • Poor1%
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6603 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
+1 855-600-3323

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Reviewed yesterday

We did this trip on July 9th. The trip and tour was, as usual fun, entertaining and informative. I especially liked the stop at the cemetery. We got photographs of some of the famous guests, including my daughters favorite, Marilyn Munroe. The museum and gift...More

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Thank Mike K
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must if your fascination with the Manson murders is high. Takes you back to the scenes with great detail. At some points of the tour, made me feel vulnerable knowing the horrid history that took place within the Hollywood Hills.

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Thank ladamac
Reviewed 3 days ago

Brian was great and entertaining. That man has a lot of energy. Loved Scott too (front desk), I hope that's his name as he was so pleasant and nice.

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Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We participated in a midday tour and it exceeded our expectations. The tour guide was kind and funny but in a realistic, non-cringe kind of way! The tour was informative and the museum is full of random memorabilia! The tour is around three hours long...More

Thank Kirsty L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tragical History Tour was incredible. Our tour guide was a walking encyclopaedia of Hollywood knowledge! Make sure to add on the extra ticket to view the museum on site. Well worth it!! 10/10

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Thank Dean S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was giddy with excitement for this trip! I've been a "Death Hag" for years and this tour was literally a bucket list item of mine. It did not disappoint. Wonderful mix of stories, from the macabre to the scandalous to pointing out places where...More

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Thank dmart311
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth every penny. Terrific tour. Tour guide knowledgeable and entertaining. Very much into it. Take this tour.

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Thank 798ww
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scott Michaels knows his stuff! From start to finish, the four-hour Helter Skelter tour was engrossing and informative. Scott left no stone unturned as he took our group to sites and locations around LA that are associated with the Manson murders in 1969. The equipped...More

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Thank raydeogod
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brian was very informative, made our tour fun. Although we knew a lot of the info he shared already we did learn a few new things. His humor and enthusiasm was a plus!

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Thank W9614ANpamb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was so much fun!!!! Highly recommend it. Brian was a wealth of information and made the tour very entertaining!

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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
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John M
27 April 2017|
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Response from DearlyDeparted | Property representative |
Hi John. We visit Westwood Memorial Park on the tour. It's a tiny cemetery with a lot of A-Listers. Marilyn, Natalie Wood, Farrah Fawcett, Dean Martin... Our office is across the street from Hollywood Forever Cemetery... More
31 January 2017|
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Kimberly V
5 October 2016|
Response from Ashayam | Reviewed this property |
I called the business at their local number (323) 466-3696 and spoke with Brian. He said they recently changed numbers because they changed their ticketing company, and apparently not everything has been updated yet... More