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1891 Fredonia Opera House

9 Church St., Fredonia, NY 14063
716-679-0891
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Fredonia
Type: Theaters
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Brooklyn, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I grew up in Fredonia and when I was a teenager this was where we went to the movies. It's wonderful that someone has renovated the theater section of the building into a quasi 1890s setting. I've never been there when a production or movie was playing. I hear from others that the entertainment is good to great. It's so... More

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Buffalo, New York
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47 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful, hidden gem within the village of Fredonia. The venue is unexpected and fantastic once you're inside. It is very easy to drive by and never notice what is hidden behind the brick walls. The variety of entertainment from what movies to live performances his great. Wonderful addition to small-town life.

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Dunkirk, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a very interesting venue where they show, plays independent movies and cultural events. The atmosphere is that of a turn of the century theatre, this coupled with their good selection of entertainment makes for a very enjoyable evening. Reasonably priced.

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Winchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It was easy to find, easy to park and the performance a one man play was wonderful, very friendly and comfortable.

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Buffalo, New York
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27 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

So nice to see a piece of history preserved! We enjoyed RUDOLF THE RED NOSED REINDEER with the children. An interactive play was fun for them and their Rudolf souvenir they stuffed them selves was enjoyed as well. A nice introduction to theater for kids.

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Holly Springs, NC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Excellent show! So unique to have live accompaniment to this classic B&W film. The opera house is beautiful and the story of its rescue from the wrecking ball by the citizens of Fredonia is an inspiration.

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Savannah, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

The 1891 Opera House is the sponsor for the tour of homes and gardens too benefit the Opera house. The are in the process of installing a digital projector,too enhance the viewing of new movies,should be ready by July. The Bach classical festival just ended.

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Dunkirk, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We go there to watch movies that have been out for a while but we never got to see them. They are inexpensive and we always sit up in the balcony seats and the view is very good.

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Ludlow, Vermont, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Beautifully restored theatre in the center of a sweet little village. Close to SUNY Fredonia. Movies, plays, theatre, performances - a gem with perfect site lines. This picture to the left - not the opera house, sorry!

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Fredonia, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Beautiful place to view movies, theater and musica events. Restored to its early life--just beautiful. Prices are very reasonable. Enjoy going to the movies --sorry no pop corn.

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