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The Kentucky Theater

214 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1310
+1 859-231-7924
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A historical powerhouse

the Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington is a gem. If you go for a show in the evening you may be... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2012
Georgetown, Kentucky
Great atmosphere for a movie and good prices

My wife and I see movies here every now and then. The ticket prices are a little less than other... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2012
Lexington, Kentucky
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214 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1310
+1 859-231-7924
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Reviewed 1 November 2012

the Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington is a gem. If you go for a show in the evening you may be lucky enough to hear the Wurlitzer organ being played. Lots of time, sweat, and blood has gone into renovating this theatre and the organ....More

Thank ranger505
Reviewed 23 August 2012

My wife and I see movies here every now and then. The ticket prices are a little less than other area theaters. Concessions are also much cheaper. The theaters are large, no stadium seating of course, but it doesn't matter because there is plenty of...More

Thank cb714me
Reviewed 10 August 2012

I have been a few times in the past to see movies. It is okay for movies, but where it really shines is as a music venue. I have been to a few Woodsongs Old Radio Hour (Which are Amazing!) and I saw a Punch...More

Thank April J
Reviewed 3 August 2012

What a splendid surprise. Before we traveled to Lexington, I googled things to do there and the Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour came up. I had my 17-year old daughter with me and I thought it would be neat to show her how radio used...More

Thank burnsomaha
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Great Atmoshpere! They are always playing indie movies or old classics. They even play live UK games on the big screen!

Thank mdwebster03
Reviewed 11 July 2012

This is an old theater in downtown Lexington that hosts a classic movie series during the summer. It's very popular so come early (you can buy tickets ahead) and if you really want concessions, leave someone guarding the seats because that line moves slow, although...More

Thank childofcorn
Reviewed 30 June 2012

One of my favorite places in Lexington. The atmosphere here is so laid back and you don't feel like you are being rushed when ordering popcorn/drinks. It's actually a treat to watch a movie here, so much better than the other "big" movie theaters. Once...More

1  Thank MJsmith1966
Reviewed 28 June 2012

lexington's own movie palace renovated plays eclectic films of all genres and they have the best popcorn in the city keep up the good work Fred.

Thank willliam b
Reviewed 24 June 2012

If you can attend a production here, do so. It is beautiful inside the way grand theaters used to be.

Thank EAY1976
Reviewed 7 June 2012

The Kentucky is the best place around to watch a movie. It's totally elegant and wonderful, you can't hear another movie playing while you watch yours, and it is hands down the best popcorn in town. The classic movie series is fun, too.

Thank James P
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Lezlie P
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Response from 988krism | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Debit and Credit. They have a nice choice of alcohol and wine with the movies. Enjoy.