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Chocolate Church

804 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530
207-442-8455
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Bath
Type: Theaters, Cultural
Owner description: A converted church where cultural events are held year-round.
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Type: Theaters, Cultural
Owner description: A converted church where cultural events are held year-round.

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Garnerville, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

A theater built in the 1800 might be cold but this was cozy warm. The sound of the background music was "away" so we didn't del we were a part of the musical. Voices were lost when they turned from the audience but with only two ceiling miles or was quite good. The volunteer staff were very friendly. It's not... More 

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New York
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220 reviews 220 reviews
34 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Church built in the late 1800's that now has concerts. Intimate setting and great acoustics. Melissa Manchester concert was magical. Plenty of free street parking.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I appreciate that the Chocolate Church is bringing a variety of musicians and artists to Bath and these evenings are open to the public - family fun - good times - thanks to Jen!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
49 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

As we walked by we heard some interesting music. Went in -- a band setting up. We liked the sound (folk/blues) a lot. Was a free concert (was scheduled for outdoors but the threat of storms forced a last minute change of venue. Acoustics were good.We loved the band. The building, an old, converted (!) church, now is a performance... More 

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North Carolina
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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Last Saturday we made a special trip to the Chocolate Church to see the photography invitational exhibition. Gallery hours were listed in the story in the local newspaper, but the place was closed up...no sign of life anywhere. While I realize that often places like the Chocolate Church are staffed by volunteers, someone needs to ride herd on them so... More 

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Fall River
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94 reviews 94 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Went to see a Christmas concert here. We have been a couple of times before. We enjoyed the concert and had good seats. The lighting and sound system are very good. In the past it was cold in the winter but they have put a lot of work in and this time it was very comfortable. The church still needs... More 

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Portland, Maine
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384 reviews 384 reviews
244 attraction reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This historic and distinctive former church and enduring local landmark on Washington Street had been repurposed as the Chocolate Church Arts Center and was no longer used as a Congregationalist house of worship. The building was locked up tight on the mid-winter day I saw it while on a photo tour of Bath. It seems it was called “Chocolate” because... More 

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Rockport
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Went to see a concert here a while ago - it was nice, beautiful church. Looking forward to visiting again because it is in a nice town.

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new england
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I have been to the Chocolate Church on numerous occasions for musical performances. Despite the age of the facility, the accoustics are really good and performers seem to enjoy coming there. It is a small, intimate environment and because of its size it really doesn't matter where your seat is actually located, you will always have a clear view of... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I went to visit this city back on 2006 qnd still remember this chuch. Was nice to get a coffe and walk around the place. Its very small but has a very nice looking! Wish I can visit this village again. I recommend this place!!

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