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Indiana Theatre

683 Ohio St, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3525
+1 812-232-8076
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Theater that has been here for ages.

It has been renovated and offers opportunities for wedding receptions, class reunions, etc... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Terre Haute, Indiana
Like Walking Back in Time

The moment you walk in, it's like walking back in time! The decor is from another time when art... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
John W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This iconic Terre Haute landmark opened on January 28, 1922, and occupies a special place in American theatre architecture design. The Theatre was built by Terre Haute resident T.W. Barhydt to be a lasting gift to the city of Terre Haute and it was designed by America’s preeminent designer John Eberson to be his first prototype “Atmospheric Theatre” which became his signature style that is recognized to be the gold standard of American theatre design. Throughout its rich history, the Theatre has hosted a wide range of events that have included vaudeville, cinema, performing arts and community celebrations of all types. Through restoration efforts which began in May 2013, the Indiana Theatre’s heritage has been preserved and the Indiana has been reborn as a 1,600 seat full service event center which can host a wide range of community gatherings that include live entertainment, performing arts, cinema, wedding events, and fundraisers. While visiting our proud and historic city, we encourage you to visit this downtown treasure which has served as a vault for Terre Haute memories since 1922.
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683 Ohio St, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3525
+1 812-232-8076
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

It has been renovated and offers opportunities for wedding receptions, class reunions, etc. Catering service is available. It is beautiful inside.

Thank 1972Mom1
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The moment you walk in, it's like walking back in time! The decor is from another time when art deco was the norm. Huge screen to immerse yourself in. Probably biggest in state of Indiana. They just don't make em like this anymore, all those...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Go early and enjoy the beautiful architecture and renovations and restoration they have accomplished! Great deco and workmanship in this theatre! Takes you back to the 1940-50! Great place!

Thank Dominick P D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The theater has been polished and is an old style experience. We had a dinner with about 120 people in the lobby. It was a family evening and we had a movie after dinner. It surprised me that most of the people stayed for the...More

Thank waltertravels
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We enjoyed a tour that gave us a greater appreciation for the Indiana Theatre’s history and significance. Apparently it’s architect, John Eberson, first introduced the “atmospheric” style there, and it became the movie palace design which was popular in the late 1920s. Sixteen of his...More

Thank Mack3065
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were in town looking for some public sculptures and we saw the Indiana Theater. The outside is a show stopper. It was closed so I didn't have a chance to tour it but it must of been something special.

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A restored movie palace that is made available for community and private events. Step back through time into the 1920's as you enter this grand building.

Thank Roadqueen21
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What a great atmosphere. I have seen this building change each time someone bought it and renovated it. Today it is at it's height of glory! There are so many chances to go there and see all kinds of entertainment and there is even food...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

What a beautiful place to just visit and experience an event at! You can feel the history here. You can also tell they have put a lot of time and effort into refurbishing this venue and it shows. If you have a date you should...More

Thank lflynn82
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Stunning Event venue with unmatched elegance and History! Event staff to help you every step of the way. Dreams do come true at The Indiana Theatre!

Thank Sherri M
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Jenny K
5 January 2017|
Response from Sherri M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jenny. I am the Event Coordinator and Manager of The Indiana Theatre. Price varies on day and length but please email me on our website so I can send you more information regarding this. Talk to you soon! Sherri... More
Jenny K
5 January 2017|
Response from caj4743 | Reviewed this property |
You need to check directly with the theater. There are several options on space used and catering choices which would make a difference in the cost. It is a beautiful venue and the employees are anxious to work out details... More