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Elsinore Theatre

170 High St. S.E., Salem, OR 97301
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Ranked #13 of 31 Attractions in Salem
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

From the time you enter the grand entryway, then the theater it is almost all class, Love classic silent films with the theatre organ. Concerts, anything is good here. wonderful acoustics, visually stunning. Only minor drawback is the bathrooms. They have been remodeled but still not convenient.

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Etna, WY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I attended a Brothers Four concert here in the fall of 2013. What a beautiful and historic place. Take time to walk around the theater and take in all of the interesting things there. We are planning on attending other events here.

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Portland, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went to a wedding here and it was absolutely beautiful and the theater is small enough that all seats are good seats. The sound was also really good. I would definitely want to see another event here!

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Keizer, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The Elsinore Theater is a majestic theater/concert hall which was originally built in 1926 and totally refurbished during the past 10 years. The theatre was designed to resemble the Elsinore Castle in Denmark and is incredibly ornate. The theater contains an enormous Wurlitzer Organ which is played during silent movies and other events. In recent months we've seen The Brother's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

A beautiful art deco theater that has been restored to it's glory. There are many venues there that meet all interests.

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Portland Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Watched the BBKing concert and staff were like police. I've never been to a concert where they were so distracting....! It's standard today for people to take a few casual shots of artists at concerts but the staff made a huge deal with a lady in front of me taking a shot on her phone and kept glaring at everyone... More

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We attended the Menopause Musical January 30, 2014. We were told these were good seats but the Center seats row C (last row) was even with row B and we could not see over Row B's heads. We missed some of the show and had to sit with the seat in the up position to make us taller. This was... More

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Salem, Oregon, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We watched A Children's Nutcracker by American Ballet Academy. Our seats were on the mezzanine level. Every seat at this level has an amazing view and acoustics are excellent. The seats themselves are updated and are more roomy and comfortable than the building's original seats in the balcony level which are wooden and narrow. The stage and lobby are absolutely... More

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

When I was a kid about 50 years ago I would go to the theatre to watch movies. At that time the theatre was getting pretty run down but still majestic. Now it is wonderful to see it in all it's splendor. I really like going to see old movies on the big screen. It's just cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Mom and I have enjoyed a few silent movies with organ accompaniment. What wonderful evenings of entertainment. The building is being preserved with such care. The many volunteers are so proud. We love this place. Just found it this summer in good old downtown Salem. The various events at the theater are worth looking into. If nothing else stop by... More

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