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The Mauch Chunk Opera House

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Address: 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: 570-325-0249
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Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Description: Noted in National Geographic Traveler for its superb acoustics, the 1881...
Noted in National Geographic Traveler for its superb acoustics, the 1881 Opera House was an important stop on the old Vaudeville circuit. Today's schedule is diverse, from folk, rock, classical, and jazz. Recent renovations include a new steel roof, sound system and theater seats. Relaxed, intimate and all seats have a great view. The Opera House is located in the heart of Jim Thorpe's historic district, just a quick stroll to pubs, restaurants, lodging and shops.
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A Gem in Jim Thorpe!

Saw Paula Cole here, among other great musicians-what a gem in Jim Thorpe! Take a free tour and relive what the good ol' days was like.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Lake Telemark, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Saw Paula Cole here, among other great musicians-what a gem in Jim Thorpe! Take a free tour and relive what the good ol' days was like.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was an awesome experience! We were given a gift to see the musical experience - McCartney years. Excellent sound system and excellent seats. Would love to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I went to see a show on Friday night at the Opera House. The band was called Incendio! It was instrumental Spanish music that was totally amazing. The Mauch Chunk Opera House is very beautiful and the Volunteers could not be any nicer if they tried! There is a cafe called Sweet Note Cafe that has amazing organic coffee and... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Mauch Chunk Opera House is a lovely venue. We went to see a Blue Grass band and enjoyed it very much. It is large enough but still intimate. The only thing was the condition of the interior. It really needs some renovation of the ceiling and interior spaces. Hopefully they are putting aside money for this project!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a nice venue, small but has a lot of character. There is no parking at the venue, you have to park at the bottom of the street and walk up to the opera house. They have snacks and drinks (including alcohol) in the lobby. Good place to visit.

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent concert series, often mixed types of music. The theater is old and is in restoration. There is limited seating but the sound of the old theater is just beautiful. Just a nice place for any couple.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We took a little walk up the hilly road from the Rail station on the broadway street to reach the Opera House to the right. It was nice and warm inside. We did not attend a concert but did attend a free show that lasted almost an hour. Strollers can be parked to the side of the entrance hall. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Love this venue... very personal. Drink, snacks, not a lot of rules like other places. Felt like you were apart of performers act. Can interact with them with ease. Hopefully will be back. Stayed right across the street.. so no problems with parking.

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Small, intimate venue with great acoustics. Nice to see an old building that hasn't been torn apart! Don't miss the little museum upstairs with an antique ticket window and some great photos of the history of Jim Thorpe. Also a nice spot to take your cocktail or coffee and lounge at one of the tables before the show. All of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a great little concert venue in Jim Thorpe. I have been here several times, and it has come a long way from what it was twenty years ago. The proprietors are doing a great job of booking acts worth seeing, and making improvements to the facility, which must be about 150 years old--a very interesting building! The prices... More 

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Address: 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: 570-325-0249
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Jim Thorpe
Open Hours:
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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