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Address: 1223 N 23rd St, Wilmington, NC 28405-1809
Phone Number: +1 910-343-3500
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08:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:30
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Movie studio with sound stages and a back lot, where you can get a tour.

Movie studio with sound stages and a back lot, where you can get a tour.

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Interesting Tour!

Very interesting tour. Film production, right in North Carolina! The tour guides are entertaining and personable. A good experience without having to travel to Hollywood... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2015
Lynette S
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Greensboro
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very interesting and exciting. Was able to be on the set of the show....watched the series and was excited to know that I was there!

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Thank bspas
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful town where movies and TV shows are made including, under the dome, sleepy hollow, good behavior, six and movies like Checkpoint, iron man 3, firestarter,maximum overdrive, and silver bullet.

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Thank Theresa S
Hernando, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very interesting tour! Was surprised at how many movies & TV shows are filmed here. We visited in September 2014 (the option below doesn't go beyond June 2015-why?) We got to walk the set of Under the Dome and the made for TV mini series Secret Lies (Juliette Lewis & Ryan Phillipe) Admission is low ($10-$12), can purchase t-shirts. Wear... More 

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Thank Nancy W
Baltimore, United States
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Visited the website to learn the studio is " no longer offering tours at this time". No explanation of why not or whether tours might be offered in the future. Disappointed :-(

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5 Thank Robert T
Greensboro
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Very interesting tour. Film production, right in North Carolina! The tour guides are entertaining and personable. A good experience without having to travel to Hollywood. Reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Lynette S
Catonsville, Maryland
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

As a fan of Under the Dome, I was excited to learn that we could visit the set at EUE studios. Tours are only $10 pp and occur at 10, Noon and 2. The 2:00 tour was pretty crowded to we were divided into 2 groups. It was terribly hot outside and you do spend a good deal of time... More 

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Thank VintageCruiser
Holly Ridge, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

It was neat to take a look behind the scenes, but they only had two sets from the tv show Under The Dome, Wish they had older sets left and maybe some memorabilia around but the guide was very entertaining so overall not a bad way to spend an hour and $12

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Thank Ali T
Chicago, Illinois
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130 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

We had been wanting to take this tour for quite some time. It seems that it is only offered during the summer months and our visits to Wilmington always seemed to be at times when it was not being offered. We finally had the opportunity to go and found it pretty disappointing. Now that much of the film business has... More 

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Thank bonnie c
Morrisville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Rather than visit a bunch of similar theme parks or cookie-cutter beaches, I prefer to seek out unique experiences. Screen Gems provides a rare opportunity (especially on the east coast) to be on the set of live, in-production TV shows and movies. For that reason alone, I loved it. When you first get there, you are greeted by several (three... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

We had a wonderful tour. We were very lucky and experienced 3 different settings from "Under the Dome". The guide was funny and entertaining, he might even be our favorite part. Our group had 1 grandmother, 2 forty-five year olds, a fifteen year old and a ten year old and we all enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank donna h

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