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Address: 40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3761
Phone Number: +1 617-876-6838
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16:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Fee: Yes

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Feel the solemnity of Harvard University

Walk thru Harvard Yard and you will find thw wonderful Memorial Hall which has the wooden built Brattle Theater. They have lots of activities there, some of them free. Easy access... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Belkis R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk thru Harvard Yard and you will find thw wonderful Memorial Hall which has the wooden built Brattle Theater. They have lots of activities there, some of them free. Easy access and friendly volunteer host.

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Thank Belkis R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's movies of all kinds here. It's the best theater around to discover new gems or revisit old favorites. And the popcorn has real butter for less than chain theaters! Give these wonderful people a try!

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Thank Max P
Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went to the Fall Focus Film Festival here. The movies were great. The crowd was outstanding. The theatre is comfortable and beautiful. This is well worth a visit or 10!

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cambridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This place is really important! It has curated movies, area talks and presentations. It enriches the community and I wish That i would have attended more! I will in the future.

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Thank naturegirlcitygirl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for a talk by author Lawrence Wright. Drink on arrival from the bar (gluten free snacks available and alcohol). Seating available for (I'd guess) around 300. We sat right at the back, far right, and still we could hear and see fine. If you are visiting Harvard and have a free evening, book an event at the Brattle.

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Thank David S
Winchester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Saw "It's a wonderful life " here. Perfect theatre for it . It's smiled with a balcony section - no bad seats in orchestra or balcony seating ! A small bar offering drafts and bottled beer, wine, soft drinks, some snacks ( mostly popcorn ) all allowed in theatre ! Right in Harvard Square close to restaurant , bars, nightlife.... More 

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Thank Steve S
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Amazing place, really neat place to see films there! We went to see "we have not forgotten Cambodia Rock and Roll." And it was a really neat film and a part of history we never really thought of. The theater also gave it a very nice atmosphere to watch it. I can't wait to go back

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Thank Amanda T
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

I love the Brattle and I love seeing the old films on the big screen. yesterday we went to the Brattle for the annual Valentines Day showing of Casablanca - my favorite film. I have seen it more then 25 times - about half of those at the Brattle. The theater has been refurbished. The film was an old 35... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

I would give this a 5 stars if they could get some newer movies here and picked better music to play before hand (they always have such annoying tunes playing...really tests my serenity). This is a nonprofit so all support helps them!

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Thank cindynor41
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This is a lovely old venue, rather tired and worn, but it hosts some of the best speakers through Harvard bookstore, plays, and other events. It's beloved in Cambridge. Its always worth checking out what is on at The Brattle.

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