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Columbia Marionette Theater

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Wow. Highly recommend. The puppets are large and the theater is small so the view is great... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
San Antonio, Texas
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A wonderful place to make memories!

My wife and I took our youngest son to the Columbia Marionette Theater. We saw Little Red Riding... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wow. Highly recommend. The puppets are large and the theater is small so the view is great. Funny, well done, and captivating. There were three birthday parties there for the 3pm show on a Saturday...it was a little zany when we arrived but I was...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our youngest son to the Columbia Marionette Theater. We saw Little Red Riding Hood and the show was wonderful. The marionettes are well crafted, the set design and play were cute. The staff was very friendly and the cost of...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

There are tons of things that vie for your attention these days, and something as simple as a marionette show probably doesn't have the "wow" factor to make people take notice when they hear about the place. That's truly a shame, because after going to...More

1  Thank Karyyk
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We've been to 4 shows here, and have enjoyed each one. The plays are very well done, and the perfect length to hold children's attention. The plays are creative, the ones we have seen have been familiar, classic tales, with a bit of their own...More

1  Thank Devyn_11
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Went with our 3 boys- 16, 9, and 6 and really enjoyed the marionette show. We saw "The Frog Prince." Affordable, wholesome old world entertainment for the whole family. Wish we had something like this closer to home. This place gives the kind of unique...More

Thank koreen m
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Took the hubby here for a cheap afternoon date, and to do something out of the normal. The facilities are great, although the pews are hard and uncomfortable. While the puppets can be a little creepy to walk into a room full of, the actual...More

1  Thank bprahl
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Our grandsons, ages 4 & 6 enjoyed the show. It was about 45 minutes in length and that was about right for the audience. The performance was well done. Price was right, $5 per person. Operated by a non-profit. Facilities could use an upgrade, but...More

1  Thank M3436RVdanh
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The Columbia Marionette Theatre is a hidden treasure right in Columbia. The theatre offers great marionette shows for young (under 10) kids. The theatre is small so all the seats offer a great view. The shows last from 45-60 minutes, and the performers are great....More

2  Thank David H
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Columbia is very lucky to have this theater. the facility is top notch and the quality of shows is superb. Kids love the place...and so adults!

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The theater itself is little, but the performances are big. They are professionally presented and fun to watch. Take your kids to see this place!

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