We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 305 Main St, Anaconda, MT
Phone Number:
+1 406-563-6161

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 33 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 32
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
the best!

Washoe theater is one of the best theaters around. It is historic and well maintained. Very beautiful. Jerry Lussey that runs the theater takes great pride in it and is a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Anaconda, Montana
Add Photo Write a Review

33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 33: English reviews
Anaconda, Montana
Level Contributor
66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Washoe theater is one of the best theaters around. It is historic and well maintained. Very beautiful. Jerry Lussey that runs the theater takes great pride in it and is a great asset to the community. Special events can rent out the theater for a very reasonable price.

Thank rockinhikers
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Washoe Theater has been in continuous use since 1936 and features terrific art-deco design features and still plays current films. It has a large balcony, the original lobby woodwork, unique seating, beautiful ceiling art and awesome chandeliers. A view from the stage in front of the movie screen offers the best perspective. We met an enthusiastic Washoe volunteer and... More 

Thank lynnnddd
Sisters, Oregon
Level Contributor
70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This movie house brings back all the nostalgic charm of the past. It has been maintained to represent the days it was originally built. It takes you back in time with very reasonably priced movies and an additional .50 cents to sit in the balcony. Even the candy and food item prices are not inflated. Making this a very cost... More 

Thank Danny L
Level Contributor
24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the last great theaters built. A must see. The inside of the main theater is so lovely. It was built in the 1920's and the beautiful stage and side curtains are wonderful. The sound is excellent and we visit often.

Thank elizabethl786
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
52 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Was in town visiting a friend and wanted to check out this theater! Great historic charm and cheap concessions! We payed the extra coin for the upper level seating. Would definitely come back next time I'm in town!

Thank Laura B
Anaconda, Montana
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

The Washoe theater is a step back in time the interior is beautifully done kept in original condition. It's on the national register for historic theaters. Movies are a great value, sitting in the balcony is the best!

Thank jamesgG4147EL
Concord, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Whenever we travel to this part of Montana, we always make sure we catch a movie at the Washoe. Tonight, despite the snow, we ventured to Anaconda to see a movie. We were greeted by Ross who just finished shoveling the walkway. He and his very welcoming crew made us feel at home. And what a BEAUTIFUL theatre the WASHOE... More 

Thank Richard C
Anaconda, Montana
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Wonderful Historic theater and balcony and even has an intermission excellent popcorn too. Enjoy the movie, treats and beautiful theater

Thank cindy c
Missoula, Montana
Level Contributor
970 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

The Washoe Theatre is beautifully designed and painted in Art Deco style and is listed on the Historic Register. The beautiful interior has been preserved. You can see shows and special events either in downstairs or upstairs seating.

Thank elaine s
Level Contributor
39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

The Washoe theater is the best movie going experience you can get. Tickets are fairly cheap, and you can actually get something at concessions for a decent price. The balcony is a nice option for an extra 50₡ a seat. The theater interior is a marvel in itself and will keep you entertained while you wait for the movie to... More 

Thank principesnaviganti

Travellers who viewed Washoe Theater also viewed


Been to Washoe Theater? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Washoe Theater staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?