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The Colonial Theatre

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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a worthy destination

I saw over 20 movies there in 2018. I hope to see a concert sometime this year. The three venues... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
P S
The perfect movie experience....

I love this place! Its local, it has great history, the recent updates are incredible, Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MichaelChesco
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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The 658-seat Colonial Theatre is located in the heart of downtown Phoenixville, Pennsylvania at 227 Bridge Street. Opened in 1903, the Colonial is the last surviving of four theatres once existing in the borough and is the only theatre of its kind...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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227 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460-3449
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All reviews movie theater next door art house balcony seats bridge street wide range last minute art films plenty of bars and restaurants bank building great acoustics musical acts re enactment the main drag many times in town great night
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I saw over 20 movies there in 2018. I hope to see a concert sometime this year. The three venues are awesome for viewing. Local eats and drinks abound.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love this place! Its local, it has great history, the recent updates are incredible, Great snack/bar area. Great selections of movies and love entertainment. I would highly recommend this destination verses other theaters.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichaelChesco
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

When we first came to town in the ‘80s you could see a film here for $2. The seats were lumpy and the sound quality was marginal...but a bargain! How awesome that the vision for restoring and updating this historic jem has resulted in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you like concerts, comedy, and awesome movies but are tired of driving into the city, try the Colonial. The main drag of Phoenixville has seen a revival, and planning a night out in one of the many diverse eateries/bars on Bridge Street should be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great place to see a show. Theater is being restored to it's former glory. Nice music and movie venue. Plenty of bars and restaurants in the area for before and after show.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob0229
Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

You have to come and experience the Colonial for yourself. Its FABULOUS! Food, Drinks and so much FUN!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to see Los Lobos. We made the decision at the last minute and so seats together were few and far between so we had to sit in the back row of the balcony. The balcony seats don't have much leg...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed October 17, 2018

We've been going to the Colonial Theater periodically for years. It was always a great outing. Some time ago, they took over the bank next door and made several small theaters with comfortable seating and added alcohol sales (beer and wine anyway). This is by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We're happy that you enjoy the Colonial and the movies and events we offer! You're right - getting to town a little early is always a good plan for parking. The best part about that is that there's lots...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The Colonial has been around forever! Home of the campy 50's movie, The Blob. Tons of great movies and shows for both kids and adults. Located in the center of the action in Phoenixville. Beautiful architecture being preserved by a dedicated staff and group of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I had been meaning to visit The Colonial Theatre, and since February I have been there 4 times. It has so much more charm than the big multiplex theatres. It has been an integral part of Bridge Street and the history of Phoenixville. And you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Colonial_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Colonial Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

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anaid1230
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Response from Colonial_Theatre | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, there are plenty of great restaurants within walking distance of the the Colonial; Rec Room Root Down Taste Vegan PJ Ryan's Molly Maguire's Great American Pub Bistro on Bridge Black Lab... More
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