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Beautiful facility

We took a tour, led by the Cultural Arts Manager (?), of the opera house as part of a group. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomaston, Georgia
Beautifuul Venue

This is a very nicely restored small venue with excellent acoustics. Good for concerts and stage... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Harry H
Sumter, South Carolina
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The historic Opera House stands tall and proud in the heart of downtown Sumter, South Carolina and is known as one of Sumter’s Crown Jewels. Through the years this great building has served a number of purposes and has seen a great deal of change...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
21 N Main St, Sumter, SC 29150-4945
+1 803-436-2616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour, led by the Cultural Arts Manager (?), of the opera house as part of a group. This is a beautiful facility which appears to have a vibrant performing arts series. It is located downtown in an area that is being revitalized...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a very nicely restored small venue with excellent acoustics. Good for concerts and stage shows.

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Very beautiful interior. Well decorated. I am from Sumter and going there makes you think you are in another city.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to several events at the Sumter Opera house, ranging from live plays to vintage movies to concerts. All were fantastic. The opera House is quaint and historic and interesting but still maintains its small town appeal. Highly recommend the venue, there’s something for...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The acoustics inside the Sumter Opera House are wonderful and the staff is very accommodating and friendly! Definitely a great venue for a variety of experiences!

Thank BronwynKelson
Reviewed 10 January 2018

My husband and I have lived in Sumter for a little over a year now and we finally caught a show at the Sumter Opera House. It was easy to purchase tickets through their website. There is plenty of parking in the lot behind the...More

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SumterOH, Guest Relations Manager at Sumter Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you Kristen for taking time to write your review. We are excited that you discovered the Sumter Opera House and that you found the experience of coming downtown worthy of writing a review. The beauty of this venue is only matched by the talent...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Sumter Opera House is a treasure in our town. The beautiful decor takes you back to an earlier time when going to the theater was an experience. The Opera House is host to many events, both family oriented, comedy shows, and musical events.

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SumterOH, Manager at Sumter Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Georgia W - thank you for your kind words and heartfelt gratitude. We are grateful for the vision of our city leaders decades ago to protect this east coast landmark. We hope to see you at one of our many events this year!

Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a venue more so than an attraction. And because it is in the middle of Main Street, that adds to its charm. During the summer months one day a week they have dollar movies that are geared toward the children. Also a place...More

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SumterOH, Manager at Sumter Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

We appreciate your positive review of our historic venue. Part of our vision is to collaborate with others and be the uniting force for excellence in arts education and concert presentation.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great local venue for music and other shows. A beautiful theater, close to several excellent restaurants and parking is close by.More

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SumterOH, Manager at Sumter Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you Bryan H for your positive review of our beautiful theater. We are excited about the completion of the hotel across the street and the addition of several restaurants. We have started to announce our lineup for the new 17-18 Main Stage series! We...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Caught John Anderson doing an acoustic set with a fellow guitarist. Great show! Have seen other acts such as The Bellamy Brothers, Pam Tillis, and Shenandoah. They host a variety of acts/performances, but I have particularly enjoyed their country acts. The facility is beautifully refurbished...More

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Victoria S
8 January 2018|
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Response from SumterOH | Property representative |
The Sumter Opera House has many parking options and all are free. There is a large parking lot between Main & Harvin Street (behind the Opera House) and a parking garage located on Hampton Avenue.