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Address: Main Street, Northampton, MA
Phone Number:
+1 413-584-8435
15:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 15:00 - 18:00

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Neat theater!

The acoustics here were amazing! We saw Melissa Erheridgd here and had a partially obstructed view seat. It was just fine and we enjoyed the concert very much. We were on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sara L
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The acoustics here were amazing! We saw Melissa Erheridgd here and had a partially obstructed view seat. It was just fine and we enjoyed the concert very much. We were on the main floor and heard people saying they didn't like the balconies. We loved it! Would come back.

Thank Sara L
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We see the Pioneer Valley Ballet's Nutcracker here every year, as well as a spring ballet and at least a few other community shows. Since it was renovated a few years back, it is just that much more special. The theater is a walk back in time and filled with history. Donated to the city of Northampton in the early... More 

Thank MilesBS
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We saw a very good show. Its nice that they are keeping this very old place up. It reminds me of the old western theaters.

Thank Kyle C
Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Academy shows a wide variety of events throughout the year and we attend many, especially music and theater. Gorgeously restored and intimate, it is a great venue for live performance. They even serve fresh popped popcorn!

Thank Alison L S
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent very old theatre. Been the a couple of times. They are very organized. Seats are very comfortable. Small problem - no ice for your drinks.

Thank CESecurity
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have been to several theater performances, dance recitals, and even the First Night Circus at the Academy, and it is a terrific venue. There are very few (if any) bad seats, performances are reasonably priced, the popcorn is yummy, and if you get a chance to take the historic tour of the place, it's well worth the time :)

Thank drummersu
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237 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Academy of Music just celebrated its 150 year anniversary. It is the oldest municipality-owned theatre int he country. First class live theatre, music concerts of all kinds, a film festival and even national renowned comedians perform there.

Thank NorthamptonSyd
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have seen many performances at the Academy of Music Theatre and have always had a good time, good view (regardless of the seat), and good performances. A really nice place to see a local show. The staff is always helpful and efficient.

Thank sarah m
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

I finally made it to this wonderful venue to see the Young and Heart. What t an incredible performance in a beautiful venue. The staff was fantastic and very helpful. Just a great time with my wonderful wife and partner!!!

Thank George H
Northampton, Massachusetts
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336 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Built as an opera house originally by a local opera-lover, the Academy of Music has been many things over the years-- including almost closed. So glad it isn't! The inside has been painfully restored and the gilded moldings, red velvet curtains, and wooden floors give it that authentic Victorian feel. I first started visiting the Academy in the 70's when... More 

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