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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA

Journey with us to the largest institution in the U.S. devoted to exploring the art and science of movies and moviemaking.

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"And the Academy Award goes to..." Journey with us to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the largest institution in the U.S. devoted to exploring the art and science of moviemaking. With 50,000 square feet of gallery space filled with highly immersive exhibitions, the Academy Museum is a must-visit destination for anyone with a love of film. Explore the core exhibit, Stories of Cinema, and wander through the history of movies through archival costumes, objects, and videos encompassing three floors of galleries. You'll also have access to other ongoing exhibitions like Backdrop: An Invisible Art, and The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection. Don't forget to stop by the Dolby Family Terrace and take in its amazing view of Los Angeles! Lunch is on your own at the museum's café, or take our optional free shuttle to the Original Farmers Market for a variety of dining options.

 

All-day Excursions

All times and routing are approximate and subject to change without notice.

9:15am - 9:45am

Comfort stop

11:15am - 3:15pm

Time to explore the Academy Museum

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Optional free shuttle to Farmers Market for lunch on own (shuttle returns to museum at 3:00pm)

5:00pm - 5:30 pm

Comfort stop

5:30pm

Depart for local drop-offs

Tour Manager: 5/8 - Patti Foley*

 

Activity Level: Moderate

Some stairs and or inclines may be present on the tour, and elevators are available. Moderate walking is required at your own pace.

 

What's Included in the Tour Fare

  • Round-trip luxury motor coach transportation from pickup locations throughout San Diego County

  • Professional Tour Manager providing narration throughout the trip

  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks on the coach

  • Admission to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

  • Free time at The Original Farmers Market

 

What's Not Included in the Tour Fare

  • Meals

  • Cancellation Protection

  • Gratuities for the Tour Manager and driver

 

How to Make a Reservation

Making your reservation is easy. Simply click the Book Now button above to select your date and confirm your space online, 24/7. You can also call the DayTripper Tours reservations department at (619) 334-3394 during business hours of M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Know Before You Go

Lunch is on your own. The Academy Museum houses a large cafe, or you can take our optional shuttle to the LA Farmers Market for a late lunch (leaving the museum at 1:30 p.m.), or you may bring a sack lunch. For more information on dining options at the Farmers Market, click the Useful Links tab.

 

Academy Museum Rules

  • Backpacks may not be worn on the back; they must be carried by hand or worn on the front of the body at all times. They can also be checked in at the coat check in the lower lobby.

  • All larger items, such as large backpacks, must be checked in at the coat check.

  • Outside food or drink is not permitted in the museum galleries, with the exception of water bottles with a lid or cap that can be closed.

  • The Oscars Experience is available for purchase onsite at the museum. Pre-purchase of this item is not available. More information can be found using the Useful Links tab.

 

Smartphones

Although not necessary to fully enjoy your trip, a personal smartphone can greatly enhance your tour experience. Take high-quality photos, share your experience on social media in real time, search for nearby restaurants and topics of interest, set reminders, and more.

 

14-Day Cancellation Deadline

  • If you purchased the optional Cancellation Protection Plan (CPP) prior to the deadline, you can cancel your booking at any time for any reason and you'll receive a full refund of the tour fare.

  • If you declined the CPP, you may cancel your reservation fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date to receive a refund less a $15 per person cancellation fee. Alternatively, when you cancel your booking fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date, you can avoid the cancellation fee by transferring the funds to another tour or a non-refundable voucher, which can be applied to any future excursion booked within one year of the original tour date. Bookings canceled within 14 days of the departure date are nonrefundable and nontransferable for any reason. Name changes on daytrips are always permitted at no additional cost.

 

* Tour Manager is subject to change without notice.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Carlsbad La Costa Avenue Park & Ride
East side of I-5, at 710 La Costa Ave, 92024.
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La Mesa Park & Ride #22 lot - 6385 Murray Dr, 91942
Narrow Park & Ride EAST of Red Lobster's lot
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Lake Forest Arby's, 23862 Bridger Rd. 92630
Bus picks up curbside in front of Arby's
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Mission Valley 2005 Camino Del Este
San Diego, CA 92108; Street parking only
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University City 6245 Kantor Street, San Diego, CA 92122
Street parking only. Do not enter parking lot.
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