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Tampa Theatre

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Address: 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
Phone Number: 813 274-8981
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description:

1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still...

1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still plays its Wurlitzer organ before shows.

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Best thing in Tampa

This theater is the most amazing thing I've experienced in my 2 years in Tampa! When you enter the movie hall, you are projected back in space, at least a good 40years back. And... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely little theatre in downtown Tampa. The decorations and architecture inside the theatre are just wonderful.

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Thank Lisa E
Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This theater is the most amazing thing I've experienced in my 2 years in Tampa! When you enter the movie hall, you are projected back in space, at least a good 40years back. And you are immersed in an old Spanish atmosphere. Actually, I felt I was living in a book by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (read him, beautiful books). An... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We try to visit this venue whenever possible. The theatre is so amazing. I highly recommend making the time to go once and you will want to return again and again. It's a true gem. The staff is inviting and friendly. Do yourself a favor and go for a visit.

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Thank laura g
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to the movies at the Old Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. We did a tour of the facility before the movie. The history is incredible. To have it up and running is a treasure for Tampa! A movie historian from USF gave information about the movie prior to the start and had a discussion after... More 

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Thank TS_Freckles
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visit this historical site. Step back in time when are theatre were large. We went with a group of Adults for the sound of Music singalong.Age of the crowed was fro 2 to 90. All had a great time.

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Thank Marylou41
Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you value great artichteture, this is an Absolutely gorgeous place to visit! I've attended concerts and movies here. Great sound for both.

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Thank skylandwater
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this theater on several occasions, and it still amazes me every time! I love it!! It's Stunning!! I have told people about it and even brought newbies along to experience the greatness of this theater. The price is right, the concessions are great and the movie selection is very fitting! I'm hoping to see some scary... More 

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Thank Alan M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for an after dinner movie and all I can say is, this theatre was absolutely stunning. It takes you back 90 years with all of the dated fixtures and original theatre atmosphere. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We look forward to being able to come back again in the future. This is a one of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Tampa Theatre 5 or 6 times for movies and once for a tour. It is a classic old movie house built in the 1920s. The theater is indescribably beautiful. There is an enormous pipe organ, and someone usually plays it for a while before a movie is scheduled to begin. The popcorn is the best anywhere.

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Thank JJMANDGVM
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved, loved, lived this theater. It is a must see! The movie and concessions were great but the actual theater takes you back in time and it is a once in a lifetime experience.

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