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Grand Opera House

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Address: 818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801-3087
Phone Number: 302-652-1179
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Small venue with big name shows !

This building is listed on the historical registry and located in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. You can see well known musicians inside this beautiful, yet quaint auditorium... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Wilmington, Delaware
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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is listed on the historical registry and located in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. You can see well known musicians inside this beautiful, yet quaint auditorium.. Built in the late 1800s, it has been restored and stays maintained. A true Wilmington treasure that is well cared for year round. You can see musical concerts to comedy shows, as well as... More 

Thank capelight63
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have seen shows at this venue and my husband and I always enjoy the shows, the venue itself is beautiful and not too big, which makes our experience so much better. Love this Historic building!

Thank DebbieGan
Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good concert venue, beautiful building, decorative ceiling and comfortable seating. Very popular in downtown Wilmington

Thank Lisa B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems like every seat is a good one - our only complaint was that my husband (6'4") requested an "aisle" seat and was put up against the wall at the end of the aisle but not open to the other side. Happily the event was not entirely sold out so the usher let us move to the tip top of... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This theatre is a real gem! Acoustics are good, so are the views from most every seat! The leg too gets tight in the balcony area but once the show starts, you'll forget about that. Lots of ushers make it easy to find your seat, nice concessions.

Thank Route12N
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30 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times. Go early parking is limited hard to find parking. Seats are very small with little leg room in all the different venues -seats we sat in. Its a beautiful old historial building but views can be obstructed by pillars. It all depends on what seat yoy choose and if you are over 250 pounds its... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

this is a wonderfu theater: it is a beautiful building, with great sounds, beautiful staging, and fabulous shows; the clientel is wonderful, seating is great, and all the shows are absolutely wonderful

Thank danna l
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was at this Venue to see my daughter (24) who dances for The Delaware Contemporary Dance Theater. Comfortable seating, great leg room, and great visual from any seat in the house. I will definitely be back.

Thank Dorthea H
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

A local treasure. Sometimes my last minute plans included a show or performance at the Grand. Reasonably priced, quality acoustics, friendly staff, all equals to a perfect evening.

Thank Ron42955
Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Terrific place to see any performance! I have had seats downstairs, front, back, balcony, it makes no difference it is a very intimate venue with great sight lines. And the ticket prices are very reasonable. Parking nearby is not a problem. Have dinner and see a show. Support the Arts and local businesses.

Thank G S

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