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Tampa Theatre

711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
+1 813-274-8981
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Grand Historic theater of my youth

They are currently remodeling this downtown Tampa icon. The theatre is going to be updated with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon B
I've seen some classic movies and a bunch of concerts here

Historic venue that still holds up. Seats are a little small. Acoustics are okay. BUT, the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Scott L
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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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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
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+1 813-274-8981
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They are currently remodeling this downtown Tampa icon. The theatre is going to be updated with the old world charm intact. So wait a couple of months before visiting. As always parking is a little scarce so leave early. In Tampa the on street parking...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Historic venue that still holds up. Seats are a little small. Acoustics are okay. BUT, the place oozes charm. Definitely a cool venue if a band you know is appearing.More

Thank Scott L
Jill W, Public Relations Manager at Tampa Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the kind words, Scott! You'll be thrilled to know that we're actually replacing those small, uncomfortable, 40-year-old seats NEXT MONTH, and when we reopen at the end of December, it will be with more comfortable seats, more leg room, CUPHOLDERS (for the...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

A walk back in time, this theatre has been restored to its original glory. Tours (90 min.) are on a Tuesday & Saturday, once a month, beginning at 11:30 AM. Adults @ $10, Children (2-12) @ $8. For availability, I recommend calling to verify the...More

5  Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is the theatre of yesteryear. Not your typical theatre. Words can't explain this place.. Simply beautiful.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Have never been to this theater. Was a local landmark for many years. But now everyone moving back to downtown. A GREAT venue, for lots besides movies. The facility s beautiful and brings you back any eras!!!

Thank JustNan23
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a Tampa must-see, even if you're a resident. Great restored building, but with modern equipment.

Thank CSNDTraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Tampa Theatre is one of the most interesting buildings in our area. The building itself is beautiful outside but breathe taking inside. The events are always upbeat, exciting and full of an interesting and eclectic crowd. Just remember it's an old theatre so don't expect...More

Thank MRPozo
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A grand and opulent 1920s-era movie house often featuring the best new, limited releases (that you won't find @ the multiplex), and the classics that you missed and must see properly presented on the big screen. One of the best and unique offerings to visitors...More

Thank WCoastFLman
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Was a local secret for many years. But now everyone moving back to downtown, seems like cats out of the bag. A GREAT venue, for lots besides movies. If you are a local/ or first time Florida visitor, you will ENJOY regardless of, or in...More

Thank cyndidroe
Reviewed 30 May 2017

.. by any means. Special movies, plays, events etc take place at this historic Theater located in the heart of Downtown Tampa. If you are looking for the typical movie theater experience - go elsewhere. If you want a night of character, perhaps a special...More

Thank usfscuba
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Liz G
1 June 2017|
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Response from usfscuba | Reviewed this property |
Contact them directly for tour hrs and such.
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Marie R
16 April 2017|
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Response from Jill W | Property representative |
Hi Marie! It looks like your fellow visitors have given some great answers, and we at Tampa Theatre would agree: your best bets are the on-street metered spots on Zack and Polk between Franklin and Florida avenues - which... More
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Carly M
5 January 2017|
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Response from Jill W | Property representative |
Hi Carly! Tampa Theatre still has its original 1926 Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. We have a group of volunteer organists who play it for about 15 minutes before nearly every film we show. We also go "back to our roots" as... More
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