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Rating: 4.8  366 rating points
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Rating and reviews for:

Dearly Departed's Hollywood Tragical History Tour

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Experience the real Hollywood as celebrity secrets, scandals, and Tinsel Town's seedy underbelly is exposed.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Sort Descending Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Dearly Departed Tour was fun!
Tue, Sep 8, 09   1:00 PM jeteng442 Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Although, we can see why they don’t recommend it for kids… It was a bit *too* descriptive at times.

However, it was not only crime scenes. It also included a great mix of celebrities’ homes and famous exterior locations from TV shows and movies.

The tour guide was very knowledgeable about Los Angeles history.

We are planning to take the “Hollywood Movie Tour” during our next visit to Los Angeles.
Rating: 5
Awesome Time!!! Highly Recommend!!!
Tue, Jul 23, 13   1:00 PM jessielee75 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Dearly Departed Tour was Most Excellent!! Great Exhibit before the Tour.. Scott has an amazing collection with great connections.. Highly recommend it to anyone if they ever visit!! findadeath.com check them out on Facebook!
Rating: 5
Very interesting and quite enjoyable.....
Sun, May 3, 09   1:00 PM Jessica1980 Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
The 3+ hours fly by on this information packed tour of L.A. I've done the tour before and there is still more information that I didn't get to hear from the last time. Tour bus was full and it wasn't uncomfortable. Scott is very personable and made the experience fun and light hearted. I will continue to recommend this to all my friends and personally will be taking the new tour that he is starting.
Rating: 5
My favourite Tour in LA!
Wed, Nov 26, 14   1:00 PM JessAlma88 Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Individual
This is the third time I've done this tour and each time is as good as the last! Brian was our tour guide and he had a wealth of knowledge on all things death in LA which is a big plus in my books. He was enthusiastic the entire time and answered any questions myself or others had on the tour. If you love anything morbid, creepy or deathly, then this is the tour for you. I will continue to go on this tour each time I come to LA, thanks Brian for being a great tour guide and Scott for being such a great host at the store. 10/10!
Rating: 4
Needs to focus more on the macabre.
Thu, Mar 18, 10   1:00 PM jerseydave Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
At times, the tour strayed from its theme and seemed more like a celebrity homes tour.
Rating: 5
Brian was terrific!
Fri, Mar 29, 13   1:00 PM JerryW Male 60-69 Combination Family Without Children
The tour was very entertaining and Brian was terrific departing for a few blocks in B.H. to show my 94 year old mother where some of the stars of yesteryear lived. Highly recommend the tour for local and visiting tourists.
Rating: 4
More fun than macbre
Sat, Jun 29, 13   1:00 PM jerrykuznik Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
I love returning to my old smog shrouded stomping grounds of the 70s! "Atlantis will rise. Sunset Blvd will fall. Where the beach used to be, there won't be anything at all. They tell me the fault line runs right through here." I was really expecting creepy, but it was actually more factual and entertaining. Bryan was a great guy and was able to hold my 15 year olds attention (no easy feat!). Overall, very good!
Rating: 4
Fun mix of dark and general celebrity stuff
Sun, Apr 17, 11   1:00 PM jerrycrash Male 40-49 Local Group of Friends
The tour had a good amount of death-related and sordid sites, as advertised, which was what we came for. Unexpected was the amount of general celebrity stuff: that's Drew Barrymore's house, that's Jack Benny's house, that's Sylvester Stallone's mom's house...oh, and that black car in the driveway is Sylvester's car, so he's there!, etc. I guess it's unavoidable that as we're driving to the sordid sites, we're in the midst of other celebrities' homes too, so it would have been silly *not* to point some of these out. I think it turned out very well for the less dark-oriented folks in our group. My one suggestion: if you take the tour and plan on taking a lot of pictures, bring a note pad. There were so many sites that were quickly mentioned that we couldn't remember all of the sites. Taking notes will help you label your pictures later. Oh, and this is definitely not for kids. Have fun!
Rating: 5
Awesome tour!
Sun, Feb 9, 14   1:00 PM JenniferO14 Female 30-39 Local Couple on a Date
This tour was wonderful and so was our tour guide Richard. Anyone going to LA local or tourist should experience this tour. I plan on going on the other tours they do.
Rating: 5
Learned and laughed a lot!
Fri, Aug 9, 13   1:00 PM jenndorsey Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I must start with the fact that I am a big fan of the Find A Death website, which, of course, is how I heard about Dearly Departed. Bryan was our guide, he was fantastic. He knew a lot about the history and architecture of Hollywood. He interjected his own stories in the tour, which makes it seem more personal. I feel like our tour lasted a long time, but not in a bad way. The tour kept my interest, which is something hard to do. I would highly suggest anyone take this tour, it is not morbid, plus you get to see all the things you would on a more "normal" tour. Plus, when I told my friends that I went on this tour, they were jealous!