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The Murat Theatre at the Old National Centre

Address: 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (Downtown Indianapolis)
Phone Number: (317) 231-0000
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Ranked #28 of 76 Activities in Indianapolis
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Sights & Landmarks, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: A building of Moorish design.
Attraction details
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Sights & Landmarks, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owner description: A building of Moorish design.

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Indianapolis
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous inside and out! Love the wood work and all of it's glory. Well kept, clean, staff are friendly and the bathrooms are clean! We seen Rodney Carrington there and had a blast!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went and seen Here Comes The Mummies at the Murat.What a great time and show.The group plays funk music.Full of energy and non stop.Ever get a chance need to see them.

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Middletown, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place is magnificent, it might be from being out of town and loving the old world, the 1920's-1930's era but it was unbelievable the size of the whole venue within itself, very very nice, well taken care of, and still looks very similar as did it when it was built with it's grandiose matter with every detail all around... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Went to see the Book of Mormon here, and the theater is a lovely old gem with historic decor from the Art Deco period. Sadly, it was not the most comfortable theater to see a 2.5 hour show. The seats were narrow and squeeky and the aisle was non-existent once people were seated. Your knees almost touch the seat ahead... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I got to see some cool punk bands here as well as weird al and had a great time at these shows. It's not a huge venue, but it's still a lot of fun.

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

These old theaters somehow give you a feeling of being closer to the stage than the modern barns. That said, be prepared to have stiff knees when the show is over, because the seats are crammed together. Also, this site really needs to update the bathroom situation. Having everyone travel up and down the stairs to the basement is really... More 

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indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

this is the old Murat theater. they have main room for broadway series shows, but the also have ''side'' rooms for concerts and lots of other things....they remodeled it in the 2000s. I have seen several concerts in the main theater, and most of the broadway shows....its just a great venue...the lobby is old style looking with modern facilities.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I saw Salt-n-Pepa in concert and it was great. Any seat in the whole place had a good view of the stage. I also was surprised to find out that they had a bar, very nice. I would definately go back.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice venue, but definitely showing its age. We really enjoyed the show. Very convenient to Mass Ave.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My group and I came here to watch the world cup at a world cup viewing party in July 2014. The set up was okay, but the logistics had not been thought through. It seemed just as something exciting in the game was about to happen, the game would buffer. A back up plan should have been in place. I... More 

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