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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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Go back into the golden age of movies in a beautifully restored theater!

The opulence of the 1930's comes to life in this beautifully restored theater which shows vintage movies complete with a film historian talking about the films before they are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The opulence of the 1930's comes to life in this beautifully restored theater which shows vintage movies complete with a film historian talking about the films before they are viewed. The concession stand is good, the sound in the theater excellent, and you get to watch the clouds scroll across the starry sky too as an added treat. We haven't... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a fantastic place to go to a show. We have been a few times either to watch a movie or a local show. Really enjoyed the place., fun to see and nice place to visit.

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Abilene, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The Paramount Theater is a great place to view a movie from the past. Its atmosphere provides the feeling of being under the stars in a classic court yard settings. The monthly feature movie represents the best of Hollywood! The discussion before the movie is shown provides historical and background information about the feature...what a great way to visit the... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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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14 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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252 attraction reviews
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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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