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Address: 2200 5th St, Meridian, MS 39301-5809
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+1 601-696-2200
09:00 - 17:00
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Always well organized with plenty of Usher's to help locate seats. Artist seem to enjoy the intimate setting and sound of the MSU Riley Center. A place for locals to see friends... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John G
Meridian, Mississippi
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Meridian, Mississippi
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always well organized with plenty of Usher's to help locate seats. Artist seem to enjoy the intimate setting and sound of the MSU Riley Center. A place for locals to see friends and visitors to experience the finer Arts of Meridian. Ticket sales is always given individual attention to honor your seat request in every way possible. Pre-event receptions add... More 

Thank John G
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This ok my 7 yr old to the meridian symphony performance - great performance and atmosphere. The seats are small because this is an old, restored opera house.

Thank Tricia L
Meridian, Mississippi
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It has been restored back to its former glory and they have some good entertainment there once in a while .

Thank Imaprincessliz
Meridian, Mississippi
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Recently attended a civic event in the historic Riley Center. Amazed at the beautiful woodwork. Looking forward to attending a concert. Would definitely host a wedding beautifully.

Thank cbestleach
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Great show! The music was great! It was fun to hear the stories and people that inspired some of his songs.

Thank monicagraham
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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302 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were fortunate to be in Meridian when Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra were performing at the Riley Center operated by Mississippi State University. The concert was fantastic and the venue is phenomenal. This old opera house has been completely restored with every detail preserved from the past. The horseshoe shape of the theater was amazing.... More 

Thank OldEagle48
Meridian, Mississippi
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The perfect venue to experience both the Music and the Performer. A small theater with great acoustics. No need for a large screen to bring the Performer close to you. All of the seats are good seats. We enjoyed the concert and the Riley Center itself. Loved the history.

Thank Cdbiam
Meridian, Mississippi
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Riley center hast the best performers and shows. It is always a great time to attend. This is a beautiful restored theater and convention center. Great for rexpceptions and events. It is also used for education events. The local symphony has performances here as well.

1 Thank Littleliz1949
Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We hosted an event at the MSU Riley Center and were blown away by the history and picturesque beauty of the building! The MSU Riley Center is even more stunning in person and our teams couldn't get over how great it was to work a weekend in such a beautiful place! We worked with Michele on all of our bookings... More 

1 Thank Zurixx
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is by far the best performing arts theatre in the surrounding area. The acoustics, as well as the view are great. The local arts community does a tremendous job of bringing in acts and groups for the local school children and the community. They have groups that appeal to a variety of tastes. It is a class act venue.

1 Thank Fern B

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