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State Theatre

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223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-947-4800
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Old Time Theater

Modern theater chains just don’t compare to the ambience of an old time theater. The sign and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Travelinklan
via mobile
Love the theatre

We saw Tully here and lived the beautiful stately theatre. The twinkling stars on the ceiling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jwoodrow2014
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Danville, Illinois
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“film festival” (36 reviews)
“michael moore” (21 reviews)
“sound system” (16 reviews)
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223 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
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+1 231-947-4800
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"film festival"
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"michael moore"
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"sound system"
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"run by volunteers"
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"volunteer staff"
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"movie house"
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"great movie"
in 10 reviews
"comfy seats"
in 8 reviews
"free movies"
in 5 reviews
"twinkling stars"
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"movie experience"
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"concession prices"
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"big screen"
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"balcony seating"
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"concession stand"
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"first run movies"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern theater chains just don’t compare to the ambience of an old time theater. The sign and bright lights bring back the nostalgia of yesterday. Truly a historical gem in downtown Traverse City.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw Tully here and lived the beautiful stately theatre. The twinkling stars on the ceiling made me smile. Volunteers were over zealous in cell phone supervision.

Thank jwoodrow2014
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only theater coming to close to this fab experience is The Bijou operated by the same amazing folks

Thank virginiawollenhaupt
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Awesome recommendation from Angela at the best Western Plus Hotel. We were looking for something to do and she suggestion this home town theatre that had brought countless hours of movie going to she and her family. We sat in the balcony and wow what...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem during Spring Break. They had a run of free movies for the week (all run by volunteers). Someone suggested we sit in the balcony. What a gorgeous view. The ceiling has all the northern lights/stars adorning it. The seats were...More

Thank momof3boysplus1girl
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

This theater redefines going to the movies. It is a pleasant experience from the minute you buy your tickets from a friendly volunteer; then buy inexpensive but excellent popcorn (medium popcorn and medium pop is $5.). The seats are comfortable and there is a balcony....More

Thank loulou3
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Awesome place. So much character. Volunteers run the theater and are much appreciated! Place is very clean as well.

Thank amtootsie
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

I wish more communities would bring back old venues like this. This is a gorgeous old theater. Prices are extremely reasonable. A BIG thank you to all the volunteers.

Thank Clint M
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

The State Theatre transports you back in time and provides you with a nostalgic and memorable movie experience. You are first greeted by incredible volunteers who really enhance this experience with their obvious passion for this Theatre. Next, if you’re in the mood for a...More

Thank ChrisToplack
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

You'll step back into the golden age of cinema when you enter the State Theatre. Renovations have made it a stunning showplace and fun stop for movie lovers.

Thank Supercommuter
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