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The Wilma Theater

Address: 131 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT 59802
Phone Number: (406) 728-2521
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Ranked #1 of 5 Fun and Games in Missoula
Type: Movie theaters, Fun & Games
Attraction details
Type: Movie theaters, Fun & Games
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Missoula, Montana
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Oh Wilma, how I do love you. With your amazing music and your local beers and your fantastic movies...there is not a bad seat in the house. Your staff is always friendly, and I have seen some of my favorite bands, so close to the musicians and such a small venue...you are always so intimate. From Jane's Addiction to an... More 

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Helena, Montana, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Been here a few times now, and not only is it old and beautiful, its also got enough room to dance. The bar is the only downfall... expect to pay $6 for a 12 oz micro (as of 2014 December). The staff always seems friendly enough though.

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Missoula, Montana, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Wilma shows independent films and live concerts. It is an old theater with that certain old time funk about it. All though the seats are in desperate need of repair, I find the whole experience fun and entertaining.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I love this little theater! I was here on both visits to Missoula. They run old movies, so the first visit I saw Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. The second visit I saw The Goonies. It's $5 for a movie, $2 for popcorn and $1 for hot tea. The popcorn line is usually pretty long, but that doesn't stop... More 

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Billings, Montana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My first experience at the Wilma will be hard to ever top. I took my daughter and her boyfriend to Nickel Creek and we were absolutely thrilled with everything. The building is fabulously old and ornate and well maintained, the sound was perfect, and the people of Missoula are the best in a crowd...fun but not obnoxious. If you ever... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I've been to many many concerts here and all over and there is something so personal about the Wilma. It is slightly run down but its very old so that's expected

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Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The local theaters were showing fairly unappealing big summer movies. This little theater was a refreshing change. We took a look at both theaters - the large one needs a little restoration on the seats, but looked fairly comfortable and would make a fine concert venue as well. We saw a movie in the smaller theater - comfortable. A cool... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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249 reviews 249 reviews
27 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Wilma is a beautiful historic theatre; seeing a film here is always enjoyable and the staff are helpful and professional. I love going to the Wilma and always have.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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117 reviews 117 reviews
10 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Built in 1922, the inside of the downtown theatre remains fairly true to its original make. If you think the current owners are cheap and not giving it an upgrade, then go to the restrooms. Modern and immaculate, you then understand that they are keeping the rest of the establishment true to its roots. We applaud you for that decision.... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

An actual balcony in the main theater. It reminded me of the State Theater in Monterey (but not as well maintained). Their website listed incorrect movie times so call before you go.

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