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Address: 31175 Old Highway 58, Barstow, CA
Phone Number: (760) 256-3333
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Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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LOVE the drive-in!!

Went to see San Andreas and Project Almanac at the Skyline Drive-in recently with my husband. We absolutely LOVE the drive-in and is the only place we go to a movie anymore. It's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Lisa H
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Barstow, California
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Barstow, California
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44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Went to see San Andreas and Project Almanac at the Skyline Drive-in recently with my husband. We absolutely LOVE the drive-in and is the only place we go to a movie anymore. It's such a great evening sitting outside under the stars. This is a MUST if you're driving through Barstow.

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U S A
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78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you continue up the road a block or so on your right u will see a chain link fence and some strange looking cars. Do you recognize them? They are what is left from the original Mad Max movies made back in 1979 and in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome in 1985. They are a little weather beaten but you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We went to the drive-in while staying overnight in Barstow on vacation. It was such an awesome surprise one was still around. We had a great time. We visited the snack bar and loaded up on popcorn, mini pizzas, and a hotdog. We were pleased as pie to relax in the car, and enjoy our junk food dinner. It was... More 

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Victorville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

i beleived this place is very comfortable for the area. is relaxing and you are away from a major city. Barstow is not a great city, but i like the skyline driving. the next city is victorville and that city is a pleaseant place that has everything you need.

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Beaumont
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Took my grandkids ages 9 and 4 here Saturday night. They had no idea what a drive in is. The movie was first run, digital projection, sound was through the car radio. Snack bar is clean, neat to remember the older theaters that don't exist anymore. Adults are $8, children over 5 are $5. A little on the high side.... More 

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Northern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 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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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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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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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
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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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Additional Information about Skyline Drive-in

Address: Address: 31175 Old Highway 58, Barstow, CA
Phone Number: (760) 256-3333
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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