Things to do in Hollywood

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California Pizza Kitchen

Located in the Hollywood & Highland Center, CPK is a casual dining restaurant serving up California creativity through its range of innovative menu items from signature hand-tossed and hearth-baked pizzas, to imaginative salads, pastas, entrées, soups, sandwiches and hand-crafted cocktails. CPK offers dine-in, take-out, catering, online ordering and an award-winning CPKids Menu.


Dave & Busters
Dave & Buster's, the ultimate destination for food, drinks and games brings its newest location to Hollywood at the Hollywood & Highland Center. The location brings an unmatched dining experience to Hollywood visitors and tourists alike with tasty food and innovative cocktails, an exciting ambiance and the perfect setting for entertainment.

Hard Rock Cafe

Stop by Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood and Lunch like Rockstar. Whether you are down for a Legendary Burger, live music, a Classic Tee, or the latest collectible pin, there’s something for the whole family. 




There are plenty of fun things to do for the whole family right around Madame Tussauds Hollywood!  First things first! Save up to 30% off your admission when you purchase your tickets online.

After your star-studded experience at Madame Tussauds, visit some of the other premier destinations on our best things to do in Hollywood list! 

Amoeba Music

Amoeba's biggest store yet is only a few blocks away from Hollywood Boulevard! Occupying an entire city block, this store houses the biggest, broadest, most diverse collection of music and movies ever seen on under one roof. Altogether, Amoeba's two shopping floors and Jazz room boast millions of titles on CD, DVD and vinyl, new and used. 

Discover Los Angeles

Have questions about all things Los Angeles? Stop by the visitor information center to get more information on where to go in the area. Multilingual staffs answer visitors' travel questions and provide directions, recommendations and public transportation information. In addition to addressing walk-in and telephone inquiries, the visitor information centers sell half-price tickets to performing arts as well as discounted tickets to attractions and provide maps and travel guides to visitors.

Dolby Theatre

The Dolby® Theatre℠ serves as an ongoing showcase for the latest innovations in Dolby entertainment technology, including Dolby® Atmos™, a breakthrough audio technology that delivers the most natural, life-like sensory experience. As a first class live entertainment venue, Dolby Theatre has hosted a range of prestigious artists and events including Alicia Keys, Celine Dion, Prince, Elvis Costello, Barry Manilow, Stevie Wonder, Harry Connick, Jr., Melissa Etheridge, Dixie Chicks, Tyler Perry, American Ballet Theatre and various touring Broadway productions. Enhance your experience with the Red Carpet Combo Package.


Hollywood & Highland Center

The Los Angeles entertainment landmark for tourists and locals alike. With world-class shopping, dining, and red carpet events, Hollywood starts here.

The Hollywood Museum

This official museum of Hollywood has the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world. The museum, featuring four floors of exhibits, is home to more than 10,000 authentic show biz treasures– one of a kind costumes, props, photographs, scripts, stars’ car collections and personal artifacts, posters, and vintage memorabilia from favorite films and TV shows. The museum also showcases the history of Hollywood and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an internationally-recognized Hollywood icon. With about 24 induction ceremonies annually broadcast around the world, the constant reinforcement provided to the public has made the Walk of Fame a visitor favorite. In the heart of Hollywood, stroll the streets and see the stars on Hollywood Blvd. and Vine Street. 

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Witness a live showing of Jimmy Kimmel right on the Boulevard every night. Now in its tenth season, JKL is packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. 

Pantages Theater

Visit the historical Hollywood and Vine theater that has a history as grand and diverse as the stage and screen fare which audiences have flocked to enjoy there for half a century. These days it's one of Los Angeles' leading homes of legitimate theatre (the five highest-grossing weeks in L.A.'s theatrical history were all shows at the Pantages) and a favorite "location" for TV shows, movies and music videos.

Red Line Tours

Red Line Tours specializes in one thing: Hollywood. Explore Hollywood with the intimacy of a native Angeleno, diving into famous landmarks that are generally closed to the public.

Starline Tours

Discover the best of LA with quality sightseeing tours from Starline Tours of Hollywood! Check out Movie Stars' Homes, Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Tours, 1-Hour Hollywood Fun Tour & more.

TCL Chinese Theatre

Right beside Madame Tussauds Hollywood, the TCL Chinese Theatre has been a cornerstone of Hollywood history and motion pictures for 75 years. Take pictures with the handprints of Hollywood icons and celebrities and go on a tour of the theatre. 

Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood SM, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.SM, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour plus Universal CityWalk®, our entertainment, shopping and dining complex, which includes the AMC Universal CityWalk Cinemas and the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue.


Complete your ultimate celebrity experience by booking a stay at one of our Preferred Hotels located within a few minutes from Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles / Hollywood is a moderate-rate and full service hotel just minutes away from the attraction. Rates start at $199/night. BOOK NOW!

Hilton Los Angeles Universal City

Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City is a 24-story glistening hotel high on the hill top located at the main entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood and only one METRO train stop away from the attraction. Package rates start at $192/night. BOOK NOW!

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

The landmark Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is located directly across from the attraction. Rates start at $259/night. BOOK NOW!

Loews Hollywood Hotel

Loews Hollywood is an ultra-stylish hotel and spa within walking distance to the attraction located inside the Hollywood and Highland Center. Rates start at $249/night. BOOK NOW!