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Paramount Theatre

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Address: 352 Cypress St., Abilene, TX 79601
Phone Number: 325-676-9620

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Grand old theater

The Paramount is one of the must see attractions in Abilene. It is a grand theater from the early 1900's. They still show classic films. I actually took a class here while I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Classic cultured theatre with the ambiance of the tradition of grand auditoriums along with a huge variety of entertaining live and recorded entertainment makes it vital that it is on your list to visit in Abilene.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Paramount is one of the must see attractions in Abilene. It is a grand theater from the early 1900's. They still show classic films. I actually took a class here while I was in college. They also have themed events such as scary movies during Halloween and Christmas movies in December. The architecture and design of the theater is... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

What a fun place to see in a town that didn't have much to offer on a Sunday. A step back in time that induced smiles

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We go once a month to the classic movie. It's always enjoyable. If you can go on Fri. night go an hour early for the talk about the the movie. There's always some interesting facts about the movie and its stars that you hear. $6 for an adult ticket and $5 for a senior ticket for a classic movie equals... More 

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Abilene, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Restored, beautiful, cloud machine moves clouds across the star studded ceiling. Sound system top notch and performances are unbelievably good. Don't miss anything at the Paramount...oh, and try the popcorn too!

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Red River, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I lived in Abilene for several years and this was our favorite place for date night! We would always go to the monthly movie showings and loved it. Sometimes it was the only way to get my husband to watch a good chick flick with me. Get there early or late, there is always a good seat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Abilene is a wonderful place for small live performances. I say small because the Paramount Theater is a wonderful venue, but the stage is small and limits the type of productions that can be accommodated. But, the shows that are here are wonderful. If you are in town for more than a day or two, look this place up and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We looked around briefly inside; it's beautifully preserved with a balcony and downstairs area as well. I would enjoy seeing a show here sometime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A beautiful theatre, transports you back to some of the splendours of the 1930s. Saw the film 'It's a Wonderful Life' there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

So many cities have let their classic movie palaces go the way of the wrecking ball. The Parmount Theatre in Abilene, TX is an example of restoration done right. The theatre is at the center of the city's cultural scene and continues to offer stellar choices - from the classics to live productions. You won't want to miss the opportunity... More 

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