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Tivoli Theatre Downers Grove

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A Classic Cinema Experience

Well maintained original movie theater just like it was fifty years ago when I went there as a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Downers Grove, Illinois

As the name implies. Classic cinemas does a great job maintaining this theatre. They’ve created a... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Downers Grove, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday

Well maintained original movie theater just like it was fifty years ago when I went there as a child. Large full sized auditorium, live theater organ music on weekends, real fresh popped popcorn, the Tivoli is the total classic movie experience. See todays current movies...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Create-Genius
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I catch several films a year here, and love the old world charm of the theatre. The staff is young, cheerful and provide great service. On occasion, I take advantage of the free refills on the popcorn! Ticket prices are great for matinees, as well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kjkrems
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

As the name implies. Classic cinemas does a great job maintaining this theatre. They’ve created a great niche away from all the other new dangled movie houses out there with out sacrificing quality. Now they are showing 1st run movies. Only place I go to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcauley4732
Reviewed November 30, 2018

I wish I could come here every night! This page out of history is beautifully maintained, yet feels vintage.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lynn E
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

It was Thanksgiving weekend. We wanted to see the new Grinch movie. After a delightful dinner and walk-around in downtown Downers Grove, we walked to the theater and literally stepped back 60 years in time when going out for a movie was a special experience...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 819kevinu
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

The Tivoli is an old beautiful movie theatre with an organ. It’s been remodeled but still has it’s charm. The screen is large and it has a great sound system.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy K
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We went to see that "rich asians" movie just to see what the thwarter is like. It's in "our back yard." Nice experience - comfortable and calm, but it was really hard to understand the dialogue because the sound system is strange, outdated. The sound...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter-DG
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I had never been to this theater but upon inception I was in love. It’s the movies that we went to when we were kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carliss R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Some first run movies, mainly recent films at discount prices. Every other Monday they have the local film society that screens foreign and documentary films, along a student film festival. Weekends and film society nights they have the organ play for a half hour. All...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MartyAcks
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Built in 1928 this theatre is a classic. On the weekends, an organist plays before the show. It's a great experience!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GGenelle
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December 23, 2017|
Response from GeeTeaJay | Reviewed this property |
As of yesterday, Star Wars. First show 12:30. The company owns several other theaters Google “classic cinema”.
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Star Wars