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Historic Artcraft Theatre

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Address: 57 N Main St, Franklin, IN 46131-2335
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+1 317-736-6823
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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Fun to experience an "old time movie" in renovated historical venue. Felt like the movie house of my teenage self.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Clear Creek, IN
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Clear Creek, IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun to experience an "old time movie" in renovated historical venue. Felt like the movie house of my teenage self.

1 Thank mammycakes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shows great old time films when we were there showed CLUE the 1985 film using old 35mm. Projectors great time.

Thank witnit53
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of coming to this quaint town on business. I love how they are revitalizing the old downtown. Trying to get aquatinted with town, I stumbled across the Artcraft. I peaked through the windows and just new I had to enter. Upon entering I was greeted by a woman - wish I could recall her name because... More 

1 Thank Ashley R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We took the afternoon off and traveled to Franklin to experience the Historic Movie Cinema. It was a blast. They are doing a wonderful job of preserving & restoring this theater that was built in 1922. Very nostalgic. We were totally surprised by the fact it has 600+ seats! The African Queen was the movie......... great quality 35 mm film.... More 

1 Thank fauljo
Franklin, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome old Theatre. Plays old movies and still has the ambience it had when I was a child!If you are looking for a fun thing to do with your kids go there!

Thank BobandKris1
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My Red Hat group was happy with the nice atmosphere on their Senior Day. It is a lovely venue with reasonable prices on popcorn, etc. We thought it was a worthwhile trip down to Franklin from Indianapolis.

Thank Debbie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Franklin & coming here brings back very fond childhood memories. Now I bring my grandchildren here & they love seeing the "old fashioned" place where Grandma used to go to the movie at. Thanks for the memories!

Thank 83154
Rolling Prairie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This Art Deco theatre is being restored by a not for profit historic preservation group. The volunteers clearly love the place and treat every patron like a family member or long lost friend. It just makes for a fun night with the HUGE screen,ample seats and classic old movies. Free refills on the best and freshest popcorn you will ever... More 

Thank trueblue121
Whiteland, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Artcraft has been a Frankli Icon longer than I've been alive, (I just turned 67 yrs. old). I remember going there as a child, a teenager & we took our children there to see movies. They now show classic movies at special times thru the week & during the month.

1 Thank alphawolff40
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great fun place to see any movie in the historic heart of Franklin. Cool to see the original Bond on the big screen!

Thank deigolf

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