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Carnarvon Street | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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+61 8 9192 1077
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, authentically historical experience. Popcorn, chocolates, lollies & ice cream available for purchase. Buying tickets in advance not straightforward tho

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant night. Lovely staff. We went to the early session. Bats and planes flying over make it great fun! A good healthy activity. Take repellent and some nibbles

Thank Kym B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sensational atmosphere and cinema! If you love movies then you really do need to experience this place! One of Broome’s treasures!!

Thank Roara74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a step back in time and sample a little bit of Broomes history as you lounge in your deck chair in this original Broome icon. Now a Heritage listed building Sun Pictures is the oldest continuously operating open air theatre in the world. Celebrating...More

Thank Julie Louise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You truly 'step back in time' when you visit Sun Pictures in Broome. A feeling of absolute nostaglia engulfs you as you are spirited back to the days of open-air picture theatres. The original building makes you wonder how it has survived the harsh climate...More

Thank 991cassmass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting exhibit of old film equipment .Nice viewing experience under the stars.If you come early for the first evening movie, you may get a close up look at a plane coming in to land.

Thank Lucille B
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Hats off to the owners of Sun Pictures. A great step back in time, pieces of nostalgia everywhere, take a moment to read the history of cinema, the seating segregation, the closures and rebirths. A tribute to people with a passion, a eye on history...More

Thank derbynut
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

It was worth it for the uniqueness. It’s in the flight path of planes descending to the airport so expect interruptions. Half is open to the sky and the other half has a roof. Bring your insect repellent because the mozzies and midgees are a...More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Such a fabulous reminder of the "good old days" no squatting in front of the telly or sitting in a comforable armchair. This has to be the ultimate of "yesterdays" experience. Watching a current film under the stars. We saw THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO...More

Thank Sylvia K
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Went here in the beginning of May 2018. Outdoor theatre was nice fabric lounge chairs were okay for the movie. I had to get up half way through and use the Mozzie Repellent as I was being eaten. Good value and a taste of the...More

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Neddie69
24 June 2018|
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Response from Geraldine C | Reviewed this property |
Packaged food only. Eg chips, lollies
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Bethany T
10 May 2017|
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Response from Judith A | Reviewed this property |
Not on the night we attended. Only choc ice creams and popcorn.
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545theresaw
15 December 2015|
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Response from RobynBroome |
Hi there, dogs are not allowed at the indoor or the outdoor. Years ago at the outdoor you saw the occasional dog :)
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