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Palace Theater

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Address: 34 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215-4190
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+1 614-469-1331
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

An historic theater found in the center of the city.

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Celtic show

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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118 reviews
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We were there to see Celtic Woman and saw some history of Columbus! You could tell the Palace Theater has been around for many years, but it still has a feel of class. It was easy to get in to our seats, and exiting was easy as well. Would love to visit again!

Thank Amy F
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Martin Lawrence Comedy Show titled "Doing Time in Hollywood". Martin was back to himself. Hilarious. I loved it. Me and hubby laughed all night. The venue was Ok. I didn't like the balcony. Too high. The seats were made for 10 year olds. My knees hit the seat in front of me. I'm 5 "6, 154 lbs.

Thank Asileehg
Columbus, Ohio
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The theater is beautiful. It evidently has preserved the original architecture. It was clean and well cared for. My seats were a little tight. However, I guess you get what you pay, not there fault.

Thank yscajtdknknmmz9
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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250 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

This, along with the Ohio and the Southern Theaters, is a gem in the CAPA crown. The location is superb, with plenty of affordable parking options in the area. And the theater is lovely, although the ceiling could use a bit of TLC as there are quite a few areas where the paint is peeling or the plaster needs a... More 

Thank Brent B
Columbus, Ohio
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241 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The Palace is a treasure to look at but horrible for the spectator. Any height or girth and you are impossibly jammed into your seat. Extremely uncomfortable, ruins the experience. Restroom facilities not updated since the 30's This place is a nightmare for any one with even the slightest mobility issue. I will not attend event here again

Thank Tippyobrien

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