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Wheeler Opera House

320 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1918
+1 970-920-5770
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Wonderful venue with lots of character

The Wheeler Opera house has lots of history and attention to detail. It was an ideal place for the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
174Joanne
,
Indian Wells, California
Great for a special date night

Enjoyed a highly entertaining piano battle between two incredible German pianists Andreas Kern and... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Himne
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San Diego, California
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  • Poor2%
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LOCATION
320 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1918
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+1 970-920-5770
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Wheeler Opera house has lots of history and attention to detail. It was an ideal place for the Aspen Short Fest and served as a great location for the opening party. The place is one of a kind with a unique and rich setting...More

Thank 174Joanne
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a highly entertaining piano battle between two incredible German pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis in this beautiful, historic building. Nice restaurants are within short walking distance. See reviews for Zocalito Latin Bistro.

1  Thank Himne
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A beautiful gem of an opera house. Fabulous design and great downtown location. Visit if you can, especially during the summer.

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

My wife and I enjoy theater and I had never been to the historic Wheeler in Aspen . . . so I sprang for some tickets and went to see the venue as well as the play. Brian Friel's version of the play "Uncle Vanya"...More

Thank R S
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We saw John McEuen and it was a great show. It was my first time there and I loved the atmosphere, the seating, everything!

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The Wheeler Opera House closely parallels the history of Aspen. The three-story stone building at the corner of East Hyman Avenue and South Mill Street was constructed with much fanfare during the city's initial boom years in the late 1880s. It fell into decline along...More

Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

As a regular to Aspen - I've been there done that but never been to the Wheeler Opera House. They have wonderful live music performances which included the former cast members of Jersey Boys doing Doo Wop. Great value for money - open bar and...More

Thank MelbourneDoubleC
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Ten Tenors was an amazing show. All seats are great as small venue. Beer and Wine beforehand but not much in way of snacks. Just chips or candy. Cookies would be a great addition.

Thank SpikerMom
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

For the large amount of history that this building holds, it is a shame that the city won't allow tours of this place. Apparently, the only wat to see the place is to have tickets to a oerformance. Honestly, I would have paid a fee...More

1  Thank Brenda F
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This 1889 Opera House has been wonderfully restored and kept up. It is absolutely gorgeous. We attended a concert here during the John Denver Week celebration, and the sound quality in this venue is excellent. There are no bad seats in the house, which we...More

1  Thank surfercharlie
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