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Address: 2200 5th Street, Meridian, MS 39301
Phone Number: 601-696-2200
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lovely theater

Enjoyed the Peppermint Pops, the symphony is wonderful and the opera singer was a pleasant surprise, we had a lovely time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed the Peppermint Pops, the symphony is wonderful and the opera singer was a pleasant surprise, we had a lovely time.

Thank herbiesgirl
Meridian, Mississippi
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to hear a band, or symphony, or watch a play. The only drawback is the seats are small and close together.

Thank wulfe97
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89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Riley Center is truly the jewel in the crown of Meridian. Probably the ONLY jewel. The restoration and renovations are incredible. We have attended concerts, parties, and shows here and have never been disappointed in this venue. If you are in the area, you really should request a tour. It's lovely!

Thank treadburners67
Lauderdale, MS
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Very neat place to visit. Not a bad seat in the house! Meridian has done a great job re=doing this place.

Thank Teresa L
Meridian, Mississippi
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is one BEAUTIFUL theater and they offer some AMAZING acts! However, if you go, I highly recommend going for the floor seats. Because, while the theater has been newly renovated and looks fantastic by the way, it is a VERY old theater. As a result, the upper floor seats sometimes have a poor view of the stage (you can... More 

Thank Wade H
Meridian, Mississippi
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Awesome shows, and over time you can "learn" that the best seats are in the top-most section. However, make sure you get the very BOTTOM CENTER row of this top section to make it a real memorable visit. That way you will see everything, including times when the specific entertainer walks up the idle among the crown on the bottom... More 

Thank Michael S
Meridian, Mississippi
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I love going to concerts at the Riley Center and go every chance I get! It is so intimate that any seat is a good one. You can be up close and personal with the great recording artists that come each season. For some concerts a delicious pre-concert reception is provided at no extra charge with hot food and drinks.... More 

Thank Interstate20traveler
Meridian, Mississippi
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've been to several concerts at the MSU Riley Center and have enjoyed each one. The hall is very charming, comfortable and with great sound. They have first rate entertainers also. I've enjoyed Amy Grant, Chris Botti and more and am looking forward to Christopher Cross in a few weeks. It's one of Mississippi's best attractions and feels like something... More 

Thank TammyW958
Meridian, Mississippi
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful restored theater with an amazing sound system. Rarely does a town the size of Meridian become fortunate enough to have this wonderful facility for live proformances.

Thank Sally Q
Gulfport, Mississippi
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123 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Stunning. Just stunning. Find a reason to go and take it all in. This really feels like it's been transplanted from a large city.

Thank JayEss61

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