Universal Studios Hollywood

Behind the Scenes & Beyond the Screens

Universal Studios Hollywood is a real working movie studio that has been used to produce countless films, including Back to the Future, Phantom of the Opera, and Psycho. In addition to the studio lot, which has an over 100 year history, the destination also features a theme park and an entertainment complex. Once you pass the iconic Universal Studios Hollywood arch, you’ll enter a movie-based theme park that takes you beyond the screens and into the action. Popular movies and shows come to life before your eyes on thrilling rides and in immersive themed areas. Plus, you can go behind the scenes and visit the historic studio lot on an extensive tour. This is an experience you can’t find anywhere else.


Universal City, California


Open daily; hours vary

Recommended Ages

Tweens, teens, adults

Iconic Universal Studios Hollywood arch
Universal Studios Hollywood
Springfield sign atop popular Simpsons-themed locations, including Moe's, at Universal Studios Hollywood
Springfield U.S.A. area
Winged boars guard Hogwarts Castle
Hogwarts Castle, home to the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride
Studio Tour passes by studio lot sets
The World-Famous Studio Tour
City Hall set, previously used as Back to the Future's iconic Courthouse, at Universal Studios Hollywood's studio lot
Historic studio lot
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Places to Explore

Illuminated Universal Studios Hollywood sign at night with flowing water

Universal Studios Hollywood theme park

Jump into the action of iconic Hollywood productions and tour a real working movie studio.

Restaurants and shops galore at Universal CityWalk Hollywood

Universal CityWalk Hollywood complex

Explore unique shops, grab a bite, and enjoy nighttime & entertainment offerings.

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Riders journey into Jurassic World on Jurassic World - The Ride
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Themed Attractions

Universal Studios Hollywood is known for its rides that place guests into popular films and shows.

Studio lot set at Universal Studios Hollywood

Historic Studio Lot

Universal Studios Hollywood is home to one of the world’s busiest movie and television production studio lots with an over 100 year history.

Hollywood Harry at Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights

One of the most iconic Halloween events in the region brings immersive haunted experiences to life.


Top Attractions

Studio Tour tram passes by War of the Worlds plane crash set

Studio Tour

Universal Studios Hollywood’s world-famous Studio Tour gives an in-depth look at popular movie sets and more.

Hogswarts Castle towers over Universal Studios Hollywood

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Set flight on an unforgettable journey with Harry Potter that puts you face-to-face with an array of creatures.

Riders venture into total darkness on Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride

Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride

Plunge into total darkness and face fireballs, scarab beetles, and an army of warrior mummies.

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