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Address: 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN
Phone Number: 763-788-9079
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Neat Place to Visit, Out of the Ordinary.

Good seating, next to a Dairy Queen, Old style theater setting, I like it, I heard organ music playing before show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Ronald V
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
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Columbia Heights, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Good seating, next to a Dairy Queen, Old style theater setting, I like it, I heard organ music playing before show.

Thank Ronald V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A perfect film of a aged Holmes with memory problem trying to piece together the disturbing case that made him retire 35 years ago, beautifully played by Ian McClellan with housekeeper Laura Linney, is in complete harmony with the vintage theater. The facility is lovely,tastefully restored but if pluses like the fantastic organ and organist subbing for coming attractions. Go... More 

Thank TrekkerSue
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Hadn't been to this theater since i was a kid--over 50 years ago! It's a beautiful old theater. The concession stand is small but it has everything you need. You purchase your ticket and buy your popcorn at the same counter and you don't have long lines of people buying tickets to ten different movies. They shows one or two... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I've enjoyed the Heights Theatre since it cost 25 cents to see a movie - probably my first boy girl date was there, shared popcorn with all my girlfriends & have seen many Elvis movies there & had taken my daughter to see her first movie there when she was a baby! Our CHHS class included this town icon as... More 

Thank SusanStar88
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went to a movie here in May. Saw the organ but no one was playing it that afternoon. Still a beautiful restored theater and the Dairy Queen is still next door with a patio between that and the theater,.

Thank Nancy M
New Brighton, Minnesota
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The Heights is unique and a wonderful place to go for a movie! Get tickets ahead for one of the old movies or for more recent flicks.

Thank Kathy K
Portland, Maine
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Very interesting experience. This theater has been in continuous operation since the 1920s. We went on a Saturday night. There was a live organist playing before the movie. Actual curtains over the screen. Totally modernized sound and screen. The screen is a bit smaller than the standard theaters, but I didn't think it distracted from the experience. Locally pooped popcorn... More 

Thank leeann1976
Arden Hills, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A truly great night out, we been there when the organist plays and the organ does come up from the bottom. And we saw, Breakfast at tiffany.

Thank 1680JFP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A very good, nice movie theater. Usually a bit of organ on weekend evenings. Overall a good restoration. Also, the owners own the Dairy Queen next door so you can bring in stuff from there.

Thank Lionel D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Third, the Dairy Queen next door is owned by the same folks, so it's like an extended snack bar-- you can buy treats there and bring them in, and you even get a discount with your ticket. How cool is that? Fourth, it's just such a nifty old theater. This was my original reason for going here, but after several... More 

Thank Danyel C

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