Warner Bros. Studio Tour – Discounts & Insider’s Guide

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is a rare chance to go behind the scenes of an active, working studio and see how movie magic really works. Get closer to the entertainment you love.

Unlike other studio tours, this one really emphasizes your presence in the midst of a bustling community of ongoing filming and production.

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What to Bring

  • Comfortable shoes for walking
  • A camera or other recording device
  • Some money for souvenirs or gifts from the Studio Store
  • Hats or sunscreen on hot, sunny days

Tips for Visiting Warner Bros. Studios

  • Because this is a working studio, only visitors 8+ are permitted on the tours. Plan accordingly if you have younger family members.
  • Visit the Warner Bros. website and follow them on social media for the most up-to-date information on current exhibits and any special activities or events.
  • Keep in mind that current production schedules may limit your access to certain areas of the studio, including various soundstages and backlots.
  • Save on admission to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour with a Go Los Angeles® Card.
  • Tour is available by reservation only, so be sure to call ahead to reserve your desired time.
  • Parking is available for a fee at 3400 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91505.

What’s on the studio tour?

This comprehensive studio tour will take you through several different areas, many of which are likely to be engaged in real production activities. Here are a few highlights.

The Picture Car Vault

At the moment, this family favorite exhibit has been transformed into a life-size Batcave in honor of the Batman movies. See all of the different transformations of the Batmobile, from Bat-Pod to Bathammer and beyond.

The Archive

A glimpse inside the archives; image copyright Warner Brothers Studio.

A glimpse inside the archives; image copyright Warner Bros. Studio.

Two floors of movie and TV memorabilia, the Archive features real costumes, props, and other artifacts from all your favorite shows. Some highlights include props and costumes from the Harry Potter franchise and the Batman films.

The Prop Department

This is where you’ll really get to see behind the scenes into the treasure vaults of Warner Bros. extensive collection of 450,000(!) artifacts and props. Trace the history of cinema from Casablanca to the Hangover films with these rare and wondrous objects.

Backlots & Soundstages

An example of the sets you may see on your tour.

An example of the sets you may see on your tour; image copyright Warner Bros. Studio.

Here’s where the working part of the working studio comes in. Scope out exterior sets for iconic films such and TV shows such as CasablancaGilmore GirlsFriends, and more. You’ll get a chance to see some of the 10 different soundstages and 30 backlots that make up the studio’s filming space.

When to Visit

Warner Brothers Studios

The iconic symbol of the studio; image copyright Warner Bros. Studio.

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour takes approximately 3 hours, and the studio opens for tours at 8:00 am. Because reservations are required, you can visit anytime you’re able to get a reservation. If you have a specific time in mind and are able to plan ahead, we recommend calling about a week in advance to reserve a spot on your desired tour.

Nearby Attractions

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Because of Warner Bros. Studio’s central location, there are a number of other great Los Angeles attractions within an easy drive so you can incorporate the Studio Tour into part of a larger itinerary. Here are a few examples:

  • Griffith Park, a great place to stroll, have a picnic, ride a bike, take a hike, and more. You can even hike to the Hollywood sign!
  • L.A. Zoo & Botanical Gardens, a delightful two-in-one attraction combines an extensive collection of domestic and exotic animals with varied, beautiful flora from around the world.
  • The Griffith Observatory, a historic structure in Griffith Park that provides multiple shows, demonstrations, exhibits, and more astronomically-themed activities.
  • Hollywood Boulevard, which features a plethora of attractions like the TCL Chinese Theatre, the Walk of Fame, and other historic buildings.
  • Madame Tussauds Hollywood, one of the finest wax museums in the world and a family-favorite attraction.
  • The Hollywood Museum, home to an extensive collection of props, costumes, photographs, and artifacts from movie history – a good complement to a visit to Warner Bro.s Studio.

Places to Eat Nearby

Again, because of its great location, you have many dining options when considering a snack or a meal after leaving the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. You have options both at the attraction and in the surrounding areas.

  • Warner Bros. Studio Plaza Café serves breakfast, lunch, and beverages.
  • Starbucks, located inside the studio, serves its usual fare of caffeinated drinks and pastries.
  • Claim Jumper, a family-friendly locale known for American fare.
  • CiaoChristina!, for tasty, casual Italian.
  • El Carpintero, for authentic, affordable Mexican.
  • Bob’s Big Boy, an American diner chain with a wide variety of options.
  • Morton’s The Steakhouse, if you happen to catch the last tour of the day and are looking for a great steak dinner.

Need to Know

Hours

8:00 am – 4:30 pm (Extend hours during spring and summer)

Directions & Address

3400 West Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91505

Driving Directions: The Tour Welcome Center is located on the corner of Riverside Drive and Avon Street in Burbank, CA conveniently off the 134 or 101 freeways. Parking is available at Lima St. & Warner Blvd for a fee.

Public Transportation: The Metro Lines 96, 155 and 163 are located at the corner of Riverside and Hollywood Way.

Save on Admission

Remember, with the Go Los Angeles® Card you can save up to 55% on combined admission to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour, plus many more top L.A. attractions.

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