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Address: 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN
Phone Number: 763-788-9079

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Great Hidden Gem

A gorgeous theater tucked in Columbia Heights. Privately owned and it still has the organ in the front by the screen. A lovely experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rachel C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous theater tucked in Columbia Heights. Privately owned and it still has the organ in the front by the screen. A lovely experience.

1 Thank Rachel C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

You simply cannot go wrong here. The movies are always first rate. In the years we have gone there we can honestly say we have never been disappointed. The Heights has been serving the twin cities since 1926 and has been RESTORED not renovated!! On Friday and Saturday nights an organ rises up from the orchestra pit and one of... More 

Thank Beszcome
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We have seen a few movies here. Totally impressed with the organist. Good location, atmosphere, and comfortable seating with leg room! Can't say enough good things - go and enjoy. When done, grab a Dairy Queen right outside the door. Highly recommend this facility.

Thank Pamela R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Great service and first rate movies. Places is unique and comfortable to watch a movie. Popcorn is relatively inexpensive and tasty.

Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Good seating, next to a Dairy Queen, Old style theater setting, I like it, I heard organ music playing before show.

Thank Ronald V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A perfect film of a aged Holmes with memory problem trying to piece together the disturbing case that made him retire 35 years ago, beautifully played by Ian McClellan with housekeeper Laura Linney, is in complete harmony with the vintage theater. The facility is lovely,tastefully restored but if pluses like the fantastic organ and organist subbing for coming attractions. Go... More 

Thank TrekkerSue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Hadn't been to this theater since i was a kid--over 50 years ago! It's a beautiful old theater. The concession stand is small but it has everything you need. You purchase your ticket and buy your popcorn at the same counter and you don't have long lines of people buying tickets to ten different movies. They shows one or two... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I've enjoyed the Heights Theatre since it cost 25 cents to see a movie - probably my first boy girl date was there, shared popcorn with all my girlfriends & have seen many Elvis movies there & had taken my daughter to see her first movie there when she was a baby! Our CHHS class included this town icon as... More 

Thank SusanStar88
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went to a movie here in May. Saw the organ but no one was playing it that afternoon. Still a beautiful restored theater and the Dairy Queen is still next door with a patio between that and the theater,.

Thank Nancy M
New Brighton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The Heights is unique and a wonderful place to go for a movie! Get tickets ahead for one of the old movies or for more recent flicks.

Thank Kathy K

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