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Address: 711 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
Phone Number: 813 274-8981
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Sun 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: 1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still...
1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still plays its Wurlitzer organ before shows.
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A walk back into history.

I went here for a movie as I have done many times before. The theatre interior is a must see. It is fashioned with an Italian Mediterranean Village look of long ago, and the night... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I went here for a movie as I have done many times before. The theatre interior is a must see. It is fashioned with an Italian Mediterranean Village look of long ago, and the night sky is built on the ceiling. This surrounds you when you enter the theatre, giving you the feeling of sitting in the middle of an... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

What a cool place. Historical. The decor is beautiful. Friendly staff. Parking is a little difficault to find, unless you go on a Sunday.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

an amazing building for historians, the organ and the edifice are just wonderful. A must see if visiting Tampa or St Petersburg or Clearwater

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Went to Tampa Theater for a Sound of Music sing a long to the movie. It was part of ongoing things that the theater does to provide fun stuff and involve the community. There was a sell out crowd which tells you something. The theater is historic and quite a cool experience. That coupled with the events the venue plans... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Concessions are reasonable & include wine. Ticket prices are also reasonable. All this in an atmosphere of the great old movie houses of the thirties.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The theater is older so if you need all the latest tech go somewhere else but if you want the look and feel of a really nice old theater go for it. The staff was very friendly, they have alcohol, and the people attending were all friendly. It felt like a pretty social event for going to a movie.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have been to movies and other events at this beautifully maintained venue. While Tampa as a town does not have a terribly long history, this place is indicative of it's blossoming years of the last century. Whether it's the lovely original architecture, or the sweet sounds of the organ, it is a magnificent place!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a tampa landmark. It you want to visit a theater that will bring you back in time, this is a must-do. I'm not aware of any other like it in the area. it's really nostalgic inside and gives you appreciation of what going to the theater must have been like back in the day - it was truly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Casablanca is my favorite movie of all time. At Tampa Theatre's summer classic series, I saw it, for the first time, on a large screen...and in a spectacular theater. Words don't do justice to the theater or to the experience. The live music prelude--played on the original 1926 Wurlitzer organ that rises to stage level as organist begins--is a musical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

There are no words to prepare you for walking into this incredible theatre for the first time. If you are visiting Tampa (or if you live here and have never been), do whatever you need to do to get inside (within reason, of course:)... See a movie, or a concert, or take a tour. This is a Tampa treasure! By... More 

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