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Piper's Opera House

12 North B Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-0433
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This historic opera house has a lot to see inside. Quaint opera house that shows how opera started... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane K
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Boulder City
via mobile
Memorial Day Handout for Some

One Street up the hill . Well placed streets are rough from recent road work. Hangout at the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Perkadventures
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Banning, Ca
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This restored playhouse is back in operation.
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12 North B Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
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+1 775-847-0433
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This historic opera house has a lot to see inside. Quaint opera house that shows how opera started in Virginia city and the many shows it hosted. Dressing room, and many displays telling about the owners, the people who starred in the shows and nany...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

One Street up the hill . Well placed streets are rough from recent road work. Hangout at the corner from some that may deter others from going. Check and see.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly - she could answer every question we had about the opera house and the city. She mentioned historical events that tied the opera house into interesting facts and celebrities. The building was amazing for its age and...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

We dropped in whilst visiting Virginia City following a recommendation from Ricky who works at the opera house. Although we only intended having a drink at the bar, the lady who manages the premises took us on a tour of the upstairs theatre. What a...More

Thank Steval75
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Virginia City was the only major cultural stop off between Chicago and San Francisco in the 1870s. The town was filled with millionaires and well paid miners looking for entertainment. All of the big names of the day performed here: Lilly Langtry, Al Jolson, and...More

Thank Larry G
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

My wife and I have visited this Opera House several times, and have enjoyed our visits. The floor has railroad springs under it, and this allows the floor to have a sponge feel when walking on it. The opera house held many dances, and the...More

Thank LMotto
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Reviewed December 4, 2016

I love Christmas concerts. The staff at the bar talked loudly through the entire concert and it was very rude to those of us we paid for the concert. They continued talking adter we asked them to be quiet. I would not recommend the opera...More

Thank Connie H
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

I visited the Opera House years ago during a renovation, and was fortunate enough to be able to attend a recent Victorian-era, Steampunk-themed ball here! What a treat! If I lived in the vicinity I would seriously consider having my wedding here! It's absolutely gorgeous,...More

1  Thank Lindseyrhea
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

My son and daughter in law held their wedding reception at Piper's. This beautiful venue with all it's history was the perfect place for a reception. There was plenty of room for tables to accommodate all their guests and the stage was the perfect place...More

Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

While walking around Virginia City came across this building. What a history this building has. If only it could talk. It is definitely worth a stop. There is also "The Old Corner Bar" in this building. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit to both these locations.

Thank SoCalOregonian
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April 12, 2017|
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Greetings Piper's is accessible through the main doors and an elevator will take you to the main floor.
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