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Empress Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Great spot to see a movie when your in the area. Beautiful heritage building with tons of... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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Great little theatre. This theatre was built over 100 years ago and is still in use. Not huge... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
Alberta, Canada
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235 24th Street, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0, Canada
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Great spot to see a movie when your in the area. Beautiful heritage building with tons of history. When I'm back in the area, will definitely visit here again.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank _allenbc
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Great little theatre. This theatre was built over 100 years ago and is still in use. Not huge - and that is part of the charm. Its old-style decor and atmosphere are great. They show movies but also bring in lots of live acts. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank I_Roam_AB
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

The Empress is a beautiful theatre; movie nights with the family and friends are so fun. If you get an opportunity to see a concert or a movie here you won’t be disappointed with the show or the price. If you’re coming from out of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kelngeo
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Great prices. Quality shows. Lots of fun. Super friendly and knowledgeable staff. History is everywhere.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ronnie F
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Like going back in time, loved the theatre and loved the staff. Look forward to going back next year to site in this historic venue.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank tdoleman
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Grew up going to movies here as a local kid. Now go to take in top notch live musical performances. Coig from Cape Breton was amazing. Refreshments in the green room during admission.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Danu1965
Reviewed April 22, 2015

It is Alberta's oldest working theater even has a resident ghost Ed. it is showing wear and tear but it is a trip back to the town theaters that were in every small town till the advent of multi plex .If you come to the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank yason61
Reviewed August 15, 2014

When walking in the historic downtown you can see the Empress Theatre. It's the first and oldest theatre in Alberta. Quite nice to see. It's too bad it was closed though when I went. They offer tours inside.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank oilersfan95
Reviewed June 28, 2014

It was a pleasure to experience this historic theatre (over 100 years old). We attended a comedy musical production called 'Nunsense" all performed by local people and it was fun and entertaining. This theatre has a good feel to it.....a very homey atmosphere. I was...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank SharonLethbridge
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