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Rose Theatre

Open Now: 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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Great local theater run by film buffs

This theater consistently has films that intelligent people love! Need I say more? the people who... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
George D
A must visit

I love the Rose. Whenever I am in Port Townsend, WA, I drop by the Rose for a movie. It is one of... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
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A historic cinema in downtown Port Townsend, with the best in current film, cult flicks and classics. The auditorium and facade feature gorgeous details from the Rose's day as a vaudeville house, dating back to 1907. With delicious popcorn, plus...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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235 Taylor St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5716
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+1 360-385-1039
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had to make a stop at this beautiful old gem. Lots of yummy offerings at the front counter. Prior to the movie starting we were treated with a brief, informative introduction given by an employee standing in front of the stage. Our movie was in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This theater consistently has films that intelligent people love! Need I say more? the people who run this are also involved with the Port Townsend Film festival.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank George D
RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting, George!

Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Nicely restored, modernized theater that shows recently “past run” films. We saw two shows on two different nights. Neither show was crowded but both fairly well attended. They started each show with a bit of information about each film and that was both interesting and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

I love the Rose. Whenever I am in Port Townsend, WA, I drop by the Rose for a movie. It is one of the coolest theaters around.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikekennedyauthor
RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad we're on your Pt. Townsend list! Thanks for stopping by.

Reviewed December 31, 2018

The Rose Theatre shows current films as well as some old classics. Someone discusses the movie prior to show time and they have great popcorn.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

I can't believe I haven't written a review for this iconic place. They have the old Art Deco decor, popcorn with real butter, and someone that reads an entertaining preview before the show...what's not to love?! My fav is the Starlight room, where you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa W
RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oh wow! Thanks so much for visiting and leaving this great review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 13, 2018

My husband and I have been to the Rose Theatre a few times. It's pretty old and the seats are, too. It has a lot of charm. There is an old rolled shade that has a bunch of ads from long ago businesses printed on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed November 7, 2018

comfy chairs, serves wine and food - popcorn served in wooden bowls made fresh great room with a view of town

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anneke52018
RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for visiting!! See you soon, we hope.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

It is a 2-screen venue with a small number of seats and historic flavor. That and the best popcorn (with great seasonings) make it a unique experience. Quite different from the multi-screen monstrosities in most malls. Here you get local snacks, healthy drinks (herb teas,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for visiting, Hank! Next time you visit, we bet you'll love our third screen upstairs--the Starlight Room. It's got the yummy popcorn and a full menu. See you soon!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We go here all the time. It’s fun, the movies are always excellent and the staff is fantastic. It has all the latest indie films along with the current hits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PTretired
RoseManager, Manager at Rose Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

We're so happy you're a regular at the Rose! Hope to see you soon, and thanks so much for the support.

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SpokaneRealtor
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Hi Kelly, You can find out information about the film festival on their website (TripAdvisor doesn't allow these responses to include links so just Google "Port Townsend Film Festival"), or by calling the office at (360... More
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