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Tivoli Theatre Downers Grove

Closed Now: 6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Open today: 6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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The Tivoli is an old beautiful movie theatre with an organ. It’s been remodeled but still has it’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judy K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Just because

I had never been to this theater but upon inception I was in love. It’s the movies that we went to... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Carliss R
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5021 Highland Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515-3626
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Tivoli is an old beautiful movie theatre with an organ. It’s been remodeled but still has it’s charm. The screen is large and it has a great sound system.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We went to see that "rich asians" movie just to see what the thwarter is like. It's in "our back yard." Nice experience - comfortable and calm, but it was really hard to understand the dialogue because the sound system is strange, outdated. The sound...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I had never been to this theater but upon inception I was in love. It’s the movies that we went to when we were kids.

Thank Carliss R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Some first run movies, mainly recent films at discount prices. Every other Monday they have the local film society that screens foreign and documentary films, along a student film festival. Weekends and film society nights they have the organ play for a half hour. All...More

Thank MartyAcks
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Built in 1928 this theatre is a classic. On the weekends, an organist plays before the show. It's a great experience!

Thank GGenelle
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This place has been around forever. The old theater has been beautifully restored. Just to see the theater itself is a treat. It's just a stunning old place. Prices are a little lower than your average movie theater.

Thank JJOriginals
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Love this place for an inexpensive movie night. Orchestra seating is comfortable and clean ..... come early and hear the old organ being played on weekends I believe Comes up from the stage.

Thank Steven A
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I love going to the Tivoli, one of the few remaining-in-operation theaters from almost 100 years ago. It is gorgeous inside. Lots of seating with good viewing. Prices are reasonable. Popcorn is delicious with free refills and real butter. I rarely see a movie anywhere...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Beautifully restored and maintained theater. Owned by a local family. Free refills on popcorn and soda.

Thank bounding4adventure
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Must go if you love old theaters. Fun organ concert an added treat. Lobby serves wine and beer so even if you are stuck with girls night out movie ( and you are not a girl) it’s ok !!! Will be back . Please go...More

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December 23, 2017|
Response from GeeTeaJay | Reviewed this property |
As of yesterday, Star Wars. First show 12:30. The company owns several other theaters Google “classic cinema”.
December 23, 2017|
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Response from CamilleV643 | Reviewed this property |
Star Wars