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Plaza Cinemagic Experience

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Worlds oldest continuous movie theatre.

A rare find. Small but quaint little theater. It's been completely remodeled a few years ago... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
leslie s
Ottawa, Kansas
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Nostalgic Venue

Oldest continuous running theater in the US. Lobby takes you back to your childhood. Two screens... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Ottawa, Kansas
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  • Average14%
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3 Oct 2018
“Worlds oldest continuous movie theatre.”
12 Sep 2016
“Nostalgic Venue”
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A rare find. Small but quaint little theater. It's been completely remodeled a few years ago. Comfortable seating and movies are usually first run or fairly new. You can't beat the price and the staff is very friendly. It's listed in the Guiness book of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leslie s
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Oldest continuous running theater in the US. Lobby takes you back to your childhood. Two screens with first run movies. Enjoyable night out. And if you are around during the day be certain to take in the museum at the rear of the theater.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank I7296VEdavidp
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This really is the oldest movie theater in America. It has a museum you can check out. There are tables at the back of the theater where you can relax & eat more comfortably. There is even a large sofa in one of the theaters,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Robin S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

It is sad to me that Ottawa's movie theatre isn't very busy. It seems to struggle to stay alive even though many updates have been added. I must admit I don't frequent the Plaza Cinema as often as I should. Mostly in part to the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Gerald D
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Pros - We love this hometown theater. They have typically 3 showings a day; 1, 4, and 7. And it's always newer movies. Usually they have big box office movies a couple weeks after they come out in the bigger theaters. So we wait and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Kammeron S
Reviewed 6 March 2015

As a "claim to fame", the current location is NOT where the first movie theater opened and kept running but the establishment values both history and cinema. Yes, tickets are not cheap, but the environment and food is worth the price of admission.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank gpabm
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Movie was great., but they advertise a freshly cooked meal if ordered, the meal we got was Microwaved, Crusty & Stale. It is rare to go to a Movie Theater & git Dinner too., but if Your gonna cook., then cook., dont Scrimp on what...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Devin A
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