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Tampa Theatre

711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
+1 813-274-8981
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Beautiful Old Theatre

We were anxious to see the inside of the Tampa Theatre now that it has been restored. We took the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jean W
Tampa, Florida, United States
Beautiful Legendary Theatre

A few friends and I took the tour of the Tampa theater and may I say, for the historic value alone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Weeki Wachee, USA
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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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711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4435
+1 813-274-8981
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were anxious to see the inside of the Tampa Theatre now that it has been restored. We took the opportunity to visit and see the Darlene Love performance. Great evening. We had no idea how beautiful the theatre is. Definitely worth a visit. Darlene...More

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A few friends and I took the tour of the Tampa theater and may I say, for the historic value alone, it was an amazing treat. I thoroughly recommend taking the tour and enjoying the stories from the Tampa theater’s entertainment past.

Thank 16jimmyf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being old, I remember when theaters were single features and much more elaborate than now. But to see this restoration, was quite an experience. Bring the kids to show them how things were done in the "olde days". The ticket price for the movie was...More

Thank Pegasherochamp
Reviewed 1 week ago

And here we though Tampa was a cultural desert! The restoration of this art deco period gem is superb - a must see if only for the architecture. But it was also great to see a movie in a classic theater. Hats off to the...More

Thank pcyork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by the day after Christmas to see a movie here. The design details throughout the theater are amazing. Our vacation coincided with the theater reopening after a remodeling effort, so we got to enjoy new seats. We had fun viewing the film from...More

Thank 20854Dave_K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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

1  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

6  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.

1  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
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5 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
Liz G
1 June 2017|
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Response from usfscuba | Reviewed this property |
Contact them directly for tour hrs and such.