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Address: 804 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530
Phone Number: 207-442-8455
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A converted church where cultural events are held year-round.

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Interesting building

We were in Bath looking for a place to eat lunch and I saw this on my Yelp app. I was intrigued by the name, so we looked for it. The church is exactly the color of milk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Elvin K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were in Bath looking for a place to eat lunch and I saw this on my Yelp app. I was intrigued by the name, so we looked for it. The church is exactly the color of milk chocolate, which is how I presume it got its name. The architecture is really interesting, so I got out and took pictures... More 

2 Thank Elvin K
Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Paula Cole’s April 2015 concert marked our first visit to the Chocolate Church Arts Center and we loved it. What a great venue! Great seats, great acoustics and perfect for a very intimate performance. A vastly different experience than the State Theater in Portland, and for us, much preferred.

3 Thank DonHBangor_Maine
Garnerville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

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 

2 Thank Joy E
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

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.

2 Thank Richard Y
Gainesville, Florida, United States
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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!

1 Thank Dot M
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 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 

1 Thank SLRS5
North Carolina
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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 

2 Thank ThreeRosettes70
Fall River
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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 

2 Thank Caty47
Portland, Maine
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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 

3 Thank mainemountainbear
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 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.

1 Thank Lisa B

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