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Address: 301 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340-4819
Phone Number:
+1 209-381-0500
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This is a very nice 40's/50's theater. It was converted to a multi-screen theater, but now is a soooo much nicer environment, having been restored to its original beauty. Besides... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
Merced, California
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Merced, California
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16 reviews
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

This is a very nice 40's/50's theater. It was converted to a multi-screen theater, but now is a soooo much nicer environment, having been restored to its original beauty. Besides selected stage shows, it also features classic movies from the past. It's great!

Thank Seniortraveler95340
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3 reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I have attended a few concerts here and it truly is a wonderful venue! I generally sit in the balcony and there is plenty of room in the rows. There is not a bad seat in the house!

Thank Becky A
Redding, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016

The Theater was very clean and quiet. I was unsure as to why the attendant kept coming in to the movie with the orange light cone thing there was maybe 10 people watching the movie but over all it was a great movie and experience

Thank skeverett428
Merced, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This place is always beautiful, clean, and has great acoustic all around. We always have out county yearly meetings here and its a treat to get to sit and relax for a bit in side this theater.

Thank Ruth34ever
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Great to see Merced have more entertainment and shows to watch! We have been here several times and always have a great time!!! Refreshments are reasonable and the shows are great!!!

Thank Q3022RWkellyw
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

What a great venue! Not only were Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on point, the hospitality and service of those at theatre were exceptional. It's a beautiful theatre with great acoustics, a large welcoming lobby with a great concession stand. Not a bad seat in the house. Just buy a ticket for a show and go enjoy what the Merced Theatre... More 

Thank Alan B
Merced, California
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The inside of the Theatre is very comfortable, excellent sound system, and usually we are in the Orchestra area which is closest to the stage. Excellently presented, interactive with the audience, and gave a great performance. We will attend future shows as it is great to have well-known groups at a local venue, without having to worry about traveling out... More 

Thank LaVon J
Merced, California
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

They renovated the tester to bring back its original beauty. It was built in the sixties when I expense was spared. I've seen several proformancies there. Arriving early each time to marvel at the. The other night was no exception. If you can't remember being in the balcony with your squeeze, then this will help you. The area of town... More 

Thank 5snoooryn
Merced, California
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Spacious inviting entry delicious popcorn drinks and food a large variety of movies something for everyone comfortable seating clean plenty of bathrooms luv it and if you just want delicious movie popcorn you are able to do this without buying a ticket luv their popcorn

Thank Criselva S
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 20, 2016

The Merced Theater has been restored to close to its original design and is wonderful. The acoustics are fabulous. I have attended four or five productions over the last three years and thoroughly enjoyed all of them.

Thank Walt A

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