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Tampa Theatre

711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
+1 813-274-8981
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Amazing!

This theater is absolutely stunning! My hometown has the Rialto theater and I thought I'd never see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
starshine1014
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Lockport, Illinois
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Fantastic history theatre!

The Tampa Theatre is a fantastic 100 year old theatre with all the history you’d expect. They have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
eesquia
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Tampa, Florida
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1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still plays its Wurlitzer organ before shows.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“movie palace” (19 reviews)
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711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
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"wurlitzer organ"
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"movie palace"
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"independent films"
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"beautiful theatre"
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"classic movie"
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"step back in time"
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"backstage tour"
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"special events"
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"behind the scenes"
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"unique experience"
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"restored"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This theater is absolutely stunning! My hometown has the Rialto theater and I thought I'd never see another venue to rival it. Though very different in style, equally beautiful. And the staff was so accommodating to our questions. A must see- don't forget to look...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Tampa Theatre is a fantastic 100 year old theatre with all the history you’d expect. They have a beautiful night sky painted roof as well as a two story fresco wall surrounding the screen. There is balcony and main level seating. During the summer...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The theater shows unique films. The most important reason to go there is to see the architecture. The movie theater is from the early 1900s. The interior has massive columns and ornamentalDecorations. It is one of the highly rated should see’s in Tampa

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a Guide Tour to visit this memorable peace of jewel at downtown Tampa. 91 Years old of historical heritage!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The theater is absolutely stunning. It is a true hidden gem in Tampa. You feel like you are in a real Italian Amphitheater at night. Book a show if you are in town.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

BIG FUN with the way this Grande Dame pulls out all the stops for the patrons on Oscars night! Complementary limousine arrival, red carpet with paparazzi, Roan Jivers interview, bubbles on entry into this classic building, and more! The recent interior renovations are a really...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were lucky to participate in the morning free tour of the theatre that is offered monthly. I would highly recommend trying to sign up for it. The manager of the theater gives the one hour tour that starts on Friday at 11:15AM. The group...More

Thank h0mefree2
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous venue! Fun old movie theatre at its best. That old way of enjoying the big screen! Beautiful! Definitely a place to visit

Thank Fernando Z
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Atmospheric theaters were created in the 1920s before the "talkies" took over Hollywood's output. In the South in particular, they also had another amazing invention that offered a reprieve from the swelter of summer, air conditioning! This theater has EVERYTHING in spades! Ambiance, history, great...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I have attended several performances at the Tampa Theater. It's always a treat to visit this carefully restored old theater and see the "old way" of going to the movies, like our parents and grandparents did. We've been to Oscar-nominated short film...More

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Flick115
6 January 2018|
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Response from Jill W | Property representative |
We'll second the suggestion of Eddie & Sam's... it's a staff favorite here at Tampa Theatre. Same goes for Taco Bus on Franklin Street, just a few blocks south of us. Any way you slice it (pizza pun intended), downtown Tampa... More
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Liz G
2 June 2017|
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Response from usfscuba | Reviewed this property |
Contact them directly for tour hrs and such.
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