Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood is a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. Offering guests the authenticity of a working movie studio, out of this world movie magic experience filled with dynamic animated characters, and bringing the magic of Hollywood to life.
Face the action head-on in heart-pounding rides and attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood which include the all-new The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, behind-the-scenes Studio Tour featuring the intense King Kong 360 3-D attraction. Other popular rides include the 3D-HD adventure, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Transformers: The Ride-3D, Revenge of the Mummy —The Ride, Jurassic Park —The Ride, Springfield, The Simpsons Ride and The Walking Dead.
Universal Studios Hollywood promises a full day of fun for the whole family.
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
Just north of the Hollywood Freeway (U.S. 101) in Universal City. See directions below:
Less than an hour from Disneyland
Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park Attractions
Now Open! Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade, and sample fare from some of the wizarding world's best-known establishments. Plus experience Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and Flight of the Hippogriff that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement.
Now Open! Enter the post-apocalyptic world of AMC's "The Walking Dead" in an all-new year-round attraction.
Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, the world-renowned behind-the-scenes “Studio Tour” offers guests a unique opportunity to embark on an even closer journey to the inside workings of one of the most elusive businesses: Hollywood Entertainment. Go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore Hollywood's most famous backlot in the world's largest working movie studio. Hold on tight for the grand finale of the Studio Tour, Fast & Furious – Supercharged!
Don't miss the world's largest, most intense 3-D experience, in the award-winning King Kong 360 3-D. The award-winning King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson is the world's largest 3-D experience, only on the Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour.
Super Silly Fun Land is an all-new elaborate play zone adjacent to Despicable Me Minion Mayhem.
Transformers: The Ride - 3D features a seamless integration of CGI and robotics, as well as one of the most elaborate roaming flight simulator ride systems ever designed.
This mind-blowing new adventure puts you in the middle of the ultimate war zone. Transformers™: The Ride 3D is a thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality.
Join The Simpsons on a hysterical, almost unimaginable, wild and hilarious adventure ride to a fantasy amusement park dreamed up by Krusty the Clown!. Ride alongside Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie as Springfield comes to life with action packed fun and excitement at every turn.
Note: The Simpsons Ride is a highly aggressive ride which involves sudden and jarring movements.
The Simpsons Ride (Height Requirements)
Must be at least 40" (102 cm). Children between 40" (102 cm) and 48" (122 cm) must be accompanied by an adult.
Survive a Jurassic jungle river adventure 65 million years in the making. Come face-to-face with "living" dinosaurs, a 50-foot T-Rex, hungry Raptors and other dinosaur terrors, with only one way out... a treacherous plunge straight down an 84-foot waterfall in a raft!
Note: This ride is a water journey on a touring raft. The raft will suddenly and dramatically accelerate, turn and drop. Riders will get wet.
Jurassic Park® – The Ride (Height Requirements)
Must be at least 42" (107 cm). Children between 42" (107 cm) and 48" (122 cm) must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion.
Plunge into the immortal horror of The Mummy on the world's first psychological thrill ride. Face heart-pounding special effects and shocks at every turn as you scream through the darkness, forward and backwards, with special effects at every turn! - plus raging mummy warriors.
Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride (Height Requirements)
Must be at least 48" (122 cm).
Experience high-powered stunts and extreme jet-ski action, death-defying feats and breathtaking pyrotechnics as you enter the midst of a live sea war spectacular.
You'll be sweating bullets when you find yourself immersed in this adrenaline-drenched adventure. Forget water-fighting. This is aquatic Armageddon!
Note: There are loud explosion noises, pyrotechnics, large flame effects and performers in close proximity to the audience.
Location: Upper Lot
Four dimensions of thrills add up to one amazing experience in Shrek 4-D. Shrek and Donkey are at it again in this thrilling adventure. This is a 4-D movie presented in theatre-style seating. An animation that puts you in the action with stunning 3-D, plus an extra dimension. You will feel the action from your own seat.
Note: The seats will exhibit tilting and jarring movements coordinated with dramatic action-packed events of the movie.
Witness Tinseltown-trained critters putting pet tricks to shame with their animal antics!
Meet and take pictures with characters in the park. Ask for character apprearance times and location while you are in the park.
Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Megatron
Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona
Scooby-Doo & Shaggy
Universal Hollywood CityWalk
Universal CityWalk is the hottest street in town. Whether you're in the mood to dine, shop, catch a movie or discover something completely new and exciting, - there is no place like CityWalk with over 65 cool things to do.
Over 30 Unique shops
32 Great places to eat
6 Cool Clubs
19 theatres to choose from, including an 8-story IMAX theatre. Catch today's blockbuster movies in a completely remodeled, state-of-the-art venue.
Directions to Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal City is located just north of downtown Los Angeles.
From The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Follow signs from the terminal to the 105 Freeway. Take the 105 Freeway East to the 110 Harbor Freeway North. After passing through the downtown area, get on the 101 Hollywood Freeway North. Follow the 101 Freeway to the Universal Studios Blvd. exit. Turn right on to Universal Studios Blvd. and follow the signs to Universal Studios and our parking areas.
Take the 101 Hollywood Freeway North to Universal Studios Blvd. and follow signs to Universal Studios Hollywood.
From Santa Monica
Take the 10 Santa Monica Freeway East to the 405 Freeway North. Exit to the 101 Ventura Freeway East/South. (Signs to Los Angeles.) Continue on the 101 Freeway and exit on Lankershim Blvd. Turn right and follow the signs to Universal Studios Hollywood.
From Anaheim (Disneyland / Knotts Berry Farm)
Take the 5 Golden State Freeway North. Exit to the 101 Hollywood Freeway North. Continue on the 101 Freeway and exit at Universal Studios Blvd.. Turn right on to Universal Studios Blvd. and follow the signs to Universal Studios and our parking areas.
By Public Transport
Universal Studios Hollywood Discounts
|Disneyland||Disney's California Adventure|
|Universal Studios CityWalk||Knott's Berry Farm|
|Six Flags Magic Mountain||Aquarium of the Pacific|
|Disneyland Resort Express Bus||Driving in Los Angeles|
|Los Angeles Attractions||San Diego Attractions|
|Getting Around San Diego|