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Address: 818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801-3087
Phone Number: +1 302-652-1179
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It was Grand being at The Grand!

This was my first concert experience at this historic landmark (previously visited the exhibit area only.) What a fine setting for an intimate, and in the case of Straight No... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sheila S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first concert experience at this historic landmark (previously visited the exhibit area only.) What a fine setting for an intimate, and in the case of Straight No Chaser, a very fun event. Originally opened in 1871, this beautiful building hosted "thousands of renowned entertainers and performing artists." Due to changing times, the theater fell into disrepair due... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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327 reviews
109 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it's called the Grand Opera, this historic treasure - thankfully saved from destruction - really is more compact & intimate than grand; in fact it appeared as if some members of the first-rate Delaware Symphony might tumble off the edge of the compact stage. Acoustics are excellent & even without music the glorious restored murals of the Muses are... More 

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Elkton, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a concert here this past Sunday and it’s just a great local venue for everything from one person comedy shows to symphony orchestras. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the seats are comfortable with adequate legroom, and, as I mentioned, the acoustics are really phenomenal. It’s located in the heart of downtown Wilmington with numerous restaurant choices... More 

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Downingtown
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wilmington's Grand Opera House is an intimate venue for concerts. Acoustically, it is almost perfect. One can hear unmixed performers at the rear of the theater.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw a concert here and it was excellent. Seats were comfortable and the atmosphere is grand. Would highly recommend this venue for seeing your favorite artist.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This building is listed on the historical registry and located in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. You can see well known musicians inside this beautiful, yet quaint auditorium.. Built in the late 1800s, it has been restored and stays maintained. A true Wilmington treasure that is well cared for year round. You can see musical concerts to comedy shows, as well as... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have seen shows at this venue and my husband and I always enjoy the shows, the venue itself is beautiful and not too big, which makes our experience so much better. Love this Historic building!

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Good concert venue, beautiful building, decorative ceiling and comfortable seating. Very popular in downtown Wilmington

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Seems like every seat is a good one - our only complaint was that my husband (6'4") requested an "aisle" seat and was put up against the wall at the end of the aisle but not open to the other side. Happily the event was not entirely sold out so the usher let us move to the tip top of... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This theatre is a real gem! Acoustics are good, so are the views from most every seat! The leg too gets tight in the balcony area but once the show starts, you'll forget about that. Lots of ushers make it easy to find your seat, nice concessions.

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