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Address: 31175 Old Highway 58, Barstow, CA
Phone Number: (760) 256-3333
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First time there five years ago...can't wait to go back

While staying one night in Barstow on our way to the Grand Canyon we spotted this wonderful drive-in theater. Wow, an actual drive-in theater; we couldn't believe it! It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Blooms65
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Northern California
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Northern California
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
43 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

While staying one night in Barstow on our way to the Grand Canyon we spotted this wonderful drive-in theater. Wow, an actual drive-in theater; we couldn't believe it! It brought back so many fond memories of our youth. I didn't realize there were any of these nostalgic places left. We can't wait to catch a movie the next time we... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed over in barstow en route to the Grand Canyon from LA. Noticed this while we were looking for a motel. Being English, drive ins are something you only see in the movies. What a great experience. We saw 2 films much cheaper than seeing one in England and sat in the car munching pizza and nachos. Loved it!!!!

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Barstow, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always a good nostalgic time at the Original Barstow Drive In. Great getaway and fun for the family or date night. Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs if you wanna sit under the stars while enjoying new release movies....enjoy :-)

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Fort Irwin, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a fabulous experience! The one problem is that they don't make car batteries like they used to and because the sound comes through your radio, it draws on the battery. We had to start the car every 30 min and run it for 10. During the second feature, the car wouldn't allow us to do this anymore with... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The sound was terrible, and the movie had to be stopped and started a couple times. The picture quality was not good at all, poor choice of snacks too!

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We travelled Route 66 in 2009 and again this year. Last time, we did not have time to attend a drive-in movie, so this was on our must do list. Great experience, nothing compares to watching a movie from your car in good old USA!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Who wouldn't love the drive in? I've never had a bad experience here. Prices for food and drinks are similar to other movie theaters, the price to get in per person is cheaper than anywhere plus you get two movies.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

LOVE the Skyline Drive In, we go throughout the summer, take pizza the dog the kids everyone has a blast!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
43 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We are English so a Drive-in was a fabulous experience. We took some sweets, biscuits and crisps in the car, bought Cola's and settled down to watch the film. There were only three other cars there so it was touch and go whether she would show the films. Fortunately she decided she would and we tuned in the radio to... More 

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Rieste, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

There aren't too many drive-in cinemas left and we were quite happy that we've seen this drive-in when we stayed for the night in Barstow. The staff was very friendly and the desert foxes ran around to maybe get some food from the visitors. It was great a great experience to watch a movie in the desert like that!

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