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Address: 5904 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone Number: +1 410-323-4424
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Sun - Mon 12:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Senator opened on...

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Senator opened on October 5th, 1939 as a single screen movie house. It is a historic Art-Deco movie theatre designed by John J. Zink. The Senator reopened on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 with 4 screens, including the restored and renovated original auditorium.

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A step back in time

Went to see Macbeth and although the movie just okay the theatre is like going back in time. You could feel the history inside. Although old it was kept up nice and made the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Bill G
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Eldersburg, Maryland
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Eldersburg, Maryland
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Went to see Macbeth and although the movie just okay the theatre is like going back in time. You could feel the history inside. Although old it was kept up nice and made the time there enjoyable. Parking is an issue but otherwise it was nice.

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Thank Bill G
Sunderland, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We traveled here while on a visit to Towson University, which is right down the street conveniently and took our daughter to see The Martian. I remember hearing on the news about the renovations but just amazed when we got there. The seats are ultra comfortable, we were in the " big screen" room and the screen was covered by... More 

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Thank Jeneen H
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The Senator Theatre is an historic movie theater that has been brought back to its former glory. From the old style ticket booth to the murals in the lobby, this is a part of our entertainment past. Additional, smaller screens have been added, so be sure you are getting a ticket for the featured movie in the main auditorium. Also... More 

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Thank silvermoon55
Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Senator is Baltimore's historic grand old movie house located on York Road near Belvedere Square. I used to go here pretty frequently, but haven't had a chance since they changed hands and added the new auditoriums. My wife and I wanted to catch Ant-Man, and it was one of the theaters that was showing it so we headed up... More 

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Thank renfield1969
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I had to travel to a small suburb outside of Baltimore to see the movie "Still Alice" before the Oscar Awards. They have done a great job of renovating this theater and before the movie we did pizza at the pizza place across the street and then to the crepe place a few doors down for dessert.

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Thank DonnaInPittsburgh
Woodinville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We are visiting from out of town, and The Senator was showing a film we wanted to see. Free parking a block away. Nice old venue. Not super fancy but a nice change from the old megaplex. One nit pick: four movies scheduled to start at the same time! (To be fair, 1 started at 3:50 pm; 3 others started... More 

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Thank Rick L
Eastern Shore, MD
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

As a teacher, I have this week off and have gone to several movies. The Senator Theatre has undergone recently renovations and added two or three additional screens. When I heard that they had added screens, I wondered where they could have possibly put them. Now I know...the broom closet. The theatre we watched "Big Eyes" had less than 50... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Senator is an iconic landmark in Baltimore. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. It opened in 1939 and was renovated last year. In this time of large multi-plex theaters with no personalities, it is great to walk through this beautiful art-deco lobby. The main theater is huge by today's standards. It seats over 700. The theater... More 

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Thank Sharon M
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you didn't know, The Senator Theater is an ikon in Baltimore County. It's been around since the 1930's and I have been a few times in the last 15 years. It was closed for a couple of years, then re-opened with an addition of 3 or 4 more (smaller) theaters and rennovated the main theater. I went to the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I found the Senator Theatre by chance and am very happy to have found it - it is an old, Art Nouveau cinema that has been renovated to keep it comfortable without dismantling its essence. There are no commercials before the show, just a couple of trailers and some soft music before the curtain rises and the project begins. So... More 

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