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Grand Opera House

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Address: 818 North Market St., Wilmington, DE
Phone Number: 302-652-1179
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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A nice, old venue with good visibility from all seats. Not very large (which adds to the good visibility). Have seen stand-up comedy acts there twice and enjoyed both. Comfortable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A nice, old venue with good visibility from all seats. Not very large (which adds to the good visibility). Have seen stand-up comedy acts there twice and enjoyed both. Comfortable seats, well-stocked bar, attractive decor.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

In the middle of Wilmington, Delaware, sits a wonderful theater: The Grand Opera House. This 1200-seat theater was originally built in 1871 and has been lovingly restored to a fun turn-of-the-century style. It is considered one of the finest examples of cast-iron architecture in the US, and the renovated interior has excellent details everywhere you look. Or, as my daughter... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice venue but could use better help at the refreshment bar. Asked for a cup of coffee and was told "no, it was too hot." The old man's name was John.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Perfect intimate seating for all types of shows. Acoustics good for all range of vocals and music. Situated downtown near many good resturants and other entertainment. GreaT FOR A NIGHT OUT.

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Wilmington, DE
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Always a wonderful venue to see a show. We sat in the balcony and the view was perfect. The sound system in this theater is terrific. The Grand earns it's name.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent playhouse. Not too big so you do not get lost in the crowd. Easy parking on the street. Good restaurant across the street to visit before the show. They have a variety of shows so you can be selective. Easy place to watch shows without the hassle of Philly or New York.

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Newark
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is such a beautiful venue. I have been to many shows and it is always a great experience. The ushers are always friendly and willing to help. The sound is great and there is not a bad seat in the whole house. If you get the opportunity, check out Wilmington’s little treasure. You won’t be disappointed.

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Beautiful building, nice staff, and most important for a music venue, excellent sound. I have seen everything here from a single guy with a guitar, to large Jam bands. I have to say, The staff are wonderful. There's no doubt that the rock music acts are here to pay the bills, but the obviously opera staff treat people with tie-dyed... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Been here a few times. Seen musical acts, not Opera, but I like the events I did see there. The seats are comfortable and the view is very good.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When you want to really enjoy music or theater in a friendly and intimate atmosphere, go the the Grand! I prefer it to many of the larger more prestigious halls in Philadelphia! Almost every seat ives you a direct view of the stage, and the Mezzanine Balcony is still super. The staff are most helpful and you can even get... More 

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Additional Information about Grand Opera House

Address: Address: 818 North Market St., Wilmington, DE
Phone Number: 302-652-1179
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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