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One of the most spectacular attractions in New Jersey. A beautifully restored historic structure... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Cynthia S
Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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I consider it a privilege to have been in that gorgeous wooden building. The acoustics are... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Nancy W
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54 Pitman Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1557
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

One of the most spectacular attractions in New Jersey. A beautifully restored historic structure surrounded by street after street of historic tents. An amazing little area right in the heart of Ocean Grove. A real treat to see a Saturday night show, hear a soothing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This is an impressive building from a previous period in American History. Built predominantly of wood this is a large room. Attended a brass band concert. The band was joined by the organ for a couple of numbers. A mighty beast indeed. Maybe some pipes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We went for a tour of this historic place at 1 pm as noted on the website only to find it started at 12:30. There we also discovered that the next one wasn’t at 3pm but at 6:30 pm. It was hot today it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I consider it a privilege to have been in that gorgeous wooden building. The acoustics are incredible.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The Great Auditorium has a wonderful schedule of events, performances and Concerts from well-known stars.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

One of my great treats is enjoying a live concert on a summer’s evening at the Great Auditorium. Doors open, a sea breeze blowing through. Great acoustics. Old fashioned US spirit. 125 Year’s of history. You can picture the great performers and speakers who have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Impressive structure, huge, iconic. Summer concerts without AC--yet somehow not a problem. Attending Sun. service in summer is interesting.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank John O
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Haven't been to a show there in a while, but still go by when we're in the area. Shows are usually pretty good with some old(er) headliners. No ac but a breeze helps. Check who'll be there on their web site

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Great Auditorium is a quintessential part of Ocean Grove. It is a gorgeous place with a rich history. No matter what time of year you visit, it is impressive.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love Ocean Grove's auditorium, that is where my son had his High School Graduation as well as his Dad and Aunts and Uncles. For some in the area its a tradition for their children to graduate in the auditorium. Also many concerts in the summer...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from RepUSA | Reviewed this property |
A lawn opposite the main entrance is reserved for handicapped permit holders. In side not so easy as it’s an old building.
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Response from beachgirl-711-12 | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol is sold in Ocean Grove but you can bring your own wine to several restaurants. You may drink water in the Auditorium but that is all. There is no food there but several good restaurants within walking distance