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Palace Theater

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Address: 34 W. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
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+1 614-469-1331
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

An historic theater found in the center of the city.

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Chris Rock

We just saw Chris Rock and it was great. The theater is beautiful. Only complaint is that they definitely need more bars. It was impossible to get a drink. People around us were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michelle J
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We just saw Chris Rock and it was great. The theater is beautiful. Only complaint is that they definitely need more bars. It was impossible to get a drink. People around us were waiting in like 30-40 minutes for a drink and missing the show. We would have bought drinks but not with a wait like that.

Thank Michelle J
The Plains, Ohio
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The show was outstanding and everything we expected. The theater was beautiful and well maintained. Worth a visit just to see the theater.

Thank oldladywho2
Dayton, Ohio
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a comedy show at the Palace this past Saturday. We had seats on the flour about 8 rows back from the stage. The seats were a bit worn, but not totally uncomfortable. There were plenty of ushers to help find our seats at arrival and plenty of exits open to make departing the building easy. The history and... More 

Thank SJS937
Columbus, Ohio
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69 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I attended the comedy show of Jeff Foxworthy/Larry the cable guy. We were roaring all evening at the jokes. We especially enjoyed the question/answer period at the end of the show. Great show at a tremendous location. I would suggest parking at the Sheraton/Lincoln Leveck as the street level entrances for the state house parking garage closes... More 

Thank rblackburn85
Morgantown, WV
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66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This theater was within walking distance of our hotel (DoubleTree Suites) and perfect for the recent "Carbonaro Live" show we attended with our two children. The theater itself is beautiful and boasts intricate detail to keep the eye entertained while you are waiting on a show to begin. The staff was incredibly kind and helpful also. The lobby/entry area was... More 

Thank StephRad
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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118 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

my mom and I went to see the Celtic woman and this place is amazing!!! The sound was great the show was awesome! We will go back again and again.

Thank watergirl35
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76 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It is an amazing place, wonderfully built, charming and with a great atmosphere. The sound quality was great and we had a pretty decent view from the stage (we sit at the mezzanine). There are plenty of park slots around that area, easy to get there. I am not a small guy, and The sits are very small, just ok... More 

Thank Luiz T
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69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Just saw Maks & Val Our Way Tour 7/19/16. Quick and easy entry to theater. If you have main floor seating be aware of the very steep slope going down to the front of the theater. Good acoustics, comforts enough seats. Was a little warm in the theater.

Thank meh7976
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115 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice facility. Lots of Old World charm and character. A/C needs to be more powerful. Saw lots of people fanning themselves and this was on the main floor near the stage. I would go to another event there.

Thank settinpret
Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The building itself was beautiful inside and out. Seats are comfortable but very cramped as there isn't any leg room. We sat in the mezzanine and was able to see the stage very well.

1 Thank Tammy F

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