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Take a Step Back in Time

An absolutely lovely venue. A gorgeous old mansion turned into a small, comfortable theater. Look... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Scottsdale, Arizona
Beautiful Historic Venue!

The building stands alone in its uniqueness, inside and out. The interior is absolutely beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Art K
Minneapolis - St. Paul
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Menomonie, WI
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

An absolutely lovely venue. A gorgeous old mansion turned into a small, comfortable theater. Look up the history, it is interesting. You walk in with awe as you view all of the architectural details. The small stage makes for an intimate view. It is worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

The building stands alone in its uniqueness, inside and out. The interior is absolutely beautiful and there's not a bad seat in the theater. They offer a terrific variety of entertainment... the Elvis show was incredible and we can't wait to attend the next one!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Art K
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This is the most beautiful theater. It has been rated the #15 theater in the world! It has so much to offer and I love to go on the Haunted Mabel tour. They have wonderful venues here from plays to musicians and more. Afterward there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debra B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Laid out similar to Ford's Theater in Washington, this historic Jewel sits right in the middle of a small town in Wisconsin. An active theater Guild keeps the place very busy and many nationally-known people are brought in. What a lucky City. Take the time...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

After moving our son into the dorms at UW Stout we took a tour. It was great hearing the history of the town and the building. The building itself is full of history and very opulent.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sue D
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We went to see a Johnny Cash tribute and got to take in a tour of the facility. Absolutely amazing history and building. Definitely a must see while in the area for adults. Not a lot for kids.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Andy_15911
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We have toured a number of beautiful theaters on our annual motor coach tours, but this has to be the most beautiful one we have ever toured. All the gold gilded trim, the red velvet seats that are really comfortable, and everything in the theater...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MNGal66
Reviewed May 16, 2017

What a beautiful theater! We enjoyed an excellent tour of the Mabeltainter Center for the Performing Arts, which included an overview of the interesting history of Menomonie. Well worth a visit! I wish we could have stayed for a performance!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Matob
Reviewed May 8, 2017

A few years ago, CNN rated this theater as one of the most beautiful in the world! It certainly does not disappoint. I did not see a play, but walked in just to look around. I would definitely call ahead and schedule a tour next...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to try something different and new but not travel very far from home. We emailed the Mabel Tainter Theater staff and they suggested a private "ghost" tour. I am so glad we did this! We were met at the door...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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