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Scranton Cultural Center

420 N Washington Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1306
+1 570-344-1111
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Celebrating Scranton

What a magnificent building. I was at a function celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Scranton... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joseph M
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Daleville, United States
Interior really needs work

We are Broadway season ticket holders for 3 years now. The shows are fabulous, staff great... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
dianem0425
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Archbald, Pennsylvania
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Performing Arts Center and Event Venue. Weddings, Showers, Parties, Fundraisers, Brunches, Lunches and Dinners. Meetings and Conference Rooms and Spaces. National Broadway, Concert and Comedy Tours, Theatre, Classical, Dance, Ballet. Food, Wine and Beer Events. Historic Landmark Tours. Children's and Youth Performances, Day and Summer Camps, School Trips. Educational Opportunities.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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420 N Washington Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1306
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a magnificent building. I was at a function celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Scranton Chamber of Commerce. The accommodations were spectacular. If you ever get an opportunity to attend a play or an other festivity I highly recommend you check out this Architectural...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We are Broadway season ticket holders for 3 years now. The shows are fabulous, staff great. However, the interior walls are peeling, seats are very uncomfortable since they are so old, pitch to get up the seats is scary and many folks fall while climbing....More

Thank dianem0425
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Jason H, Manager at Scranton Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to discuss these issues with us. The interior damage you see, the peeling walls and other issues, are due to water infiltration from the exterior caused by an improperly designed roof and gutter system. The exterior must be addressed...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I attended a business reception at the center, The center has potential but has not had much of a renovation or face lift. The staff was pleasant and the food was fine. I would not hold my own reception here unless my budget was restricted...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Show was fabulous but theatre is old and needs rehab not to mention seats are criplpling. The paint is peeling and staff not very friendly.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is one of the most beautiful, elegant structures in NEPA! The workmanship is incredible, it's old and needs a little TLC but it still an amazing place. We love seeing plays there and have been at several different affairs. Last spring, we were at...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Don't miss this exceptional site. See a Broadway show enjoy a concert or local dance company. There is no finer place in the northeast Pennsylvania to enjoy an event. Come in and tour this magnificent facility.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a great venue, but my favorite visit was the "tour". With a volunteer you get to travel the entire building and learn so much. We even got to go in the orchestra pit!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is one of the nicest wedding venues in Scranton. They offer several different caterers so that you can always pick a menu you & your guest will enjoy. It is a little pricey to rent but it is a beautiful building seeped in Scranton...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you are in the area, this is a must visit building. The architecture and the ceilings are a joy to behold. The theatre needs some work, especially to the ceiling, but the way that the main stage opens into the ballroom behind makes it...More

Thank Lynne A
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

take the tour, you won't be sorry. there is tons of history here to see and hear about. The shows are top shelf and are very enjoyable. Several times a year they hold arts and craft fairs which are really great

1  Thank billie961
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Fingerlakes09
8 March 2017|
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Response from Jason H | Property representative |
The Scranton Cultural Center and its partners generally announce our season in late May or early June of each year. Please check the website around that time and sign up for our email list to learn more about future... More
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ChristinePtravel
1 January 2017|
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Response from Jason H | Property representative |
There are convenience fees to order online or over the phone. If you order through Ticketmaster (our current provider) the fees vary depending on the show and price of the tickets. The online fees are the same as the phone... More
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