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State Cinema

Address: 375 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6234 6318
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Ranked #18 of 91 Activities in Hobart
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Located in North Hobart, the State is a local independent cinema that has entertained generations...
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Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Located in North Hobart, the State is a local independent cinema that has entertained generations of Tasmanians for over 100 years. In addition to eight cinema screens, we also have a boutique bookstore, cafe bar and rooftop cinema. Our cinema is licensed, so you can enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying a movie!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The State is a great Hobart asset, it has a great range of films on and even though some of the cinemas are small I like the intimate setup which allows a wide range of films to get a run. I admit I go their pretty regularly, sometimes I don't even know what to see until I get there and... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The State cinema has done wonderful things for movies in Hobart. It shows many movies that do not come to the chains, and it is wonderful to be able to see these movies. The cafe and bar are good places to meet friends even if not attending a movie. My only gripe is that maybe too many cinemas have been... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I love seeing a movie at the State Theatre every time I am in Hobart visiting family. The theatres are small and intimate, comfortable and a bit quirky in this beautiful old building. You can have a lovely inexpensive lunch in the restaurant there in modern, light surroundings before or after the movie. Its well worth it.

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Paris, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

funky renovated old cinema with bars, restaurant, bookshop very lively and has the tiniest cinema (no.6) ever! very cute (Warning!) check that your film is showing in a cinema with no stairs if you are disabled like me. no.6 has a lot of stairs

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This historic cinema (1913!) is beautiful. It also has a tremendous range of films, friendly staff and a fantastic cafe. Check out the rooftop cinema in summer. I try and make a film every Hobart visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Cool place to have a drink and watch a flick. Roof top sessions add to the uniqueness. Great bookstore for some hard-to-get issues.

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Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Being a local and with interstate guests, we decided to go to the first showing as parking limited in the area. Got into the State Cinema car park at first attempt. Have not been able to do this for some years as only a few car spots available.

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Margate, Tasmania, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband and I only infrequently go out to the movies but if we do, the State Theatre is our first choice. It is friendly, little theatres round every corner, you can take your drink into the theatre whether wine or coffee, there's an excellent cafe and bookshop. What more could you ask? We like to meet friends for a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We wanted to experience this iconic movie theatre instead of the modern type which I can experience right here at home. In this day and age it is not acceptable to have to be cooked in a hot box. During winter that environment would be welcome. Also, the seats were lumpy and there was nowhere to place your drinking cup,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Fabulous cinema showing films for all tastes, not just the latest releases. Comfortable seating, delicious coffee and wine by the glass make this a truly enjoyable experience.

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