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“A Beautiful Theater!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oriental Theater

Oriental Theater
Ranked #23 of 152 things to do in Milwaukee
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A Beautiful Theater!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This place, no matter how many times I go, always takes my breath away! It has been restored but still has its quirky and unique charm. Plus, any theater you can go to and grab a Spotted Cow is awesome in my opinion!

Visited December 2012
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Sturgeon Bay
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253 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Beautifully Restored Movie Theatre!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

My husband and I always try to catch a great independent flick at the Oriental when we are in Milwaukee. You feel like you are walking back in time once you step through the doors. It's a true gem!

Visited December 2012
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Have to see a movie here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The history is amazing, look it up. You have to see a movie in the main theatre here. The other two theatres are not as impressive as the main one. Take everyone, it is such a cool and historic place in our city. So glad it has survived this long.

Visited November 2012
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58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A classic theater”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The Oriental still runs the Rocky Horror Picture Show on weekends. The Milwaukee Film Festival has movies in this theater, and independent and smaller run films find their way to the Oriental.

Visited November 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We really enjoyed seeing the art work in the lobby and upstairs. It was different and very interesting.

Visited November 2012
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