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Melba Theater

115 W Main St, Batesville, AR 72501-6710
+1 870-569-8002
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

The Melba is an excellent theatre to visit. It has recently been remodeled, and has been brought... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ByronS2
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Batesville, Arkansas
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This is why we should save old theatres

I'm very glad someone had the foresight to save and restore this lovely treasure. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melissa T
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Come experience the newly renovated Melba Theater on historic Main Street Batesville! The Melba is a movie theater and concert venue. Movies shown are 2nd run and tickets are only $4!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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115 W Main St, Batesville, AR 72501-6710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Melba is an excellent theatre to visit. It has recently been remodeled, and has been brought back to its original glory.

Thank ByronS2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm very glad someone had the foresight to save and restore this lovely treasure. Beautiful building, and having economical movie offerings (some free movies at holiday times too) introduces the aesthetic of a different time to younger folks. And the snacks are WAY less expensive...More

Thank Melissa T
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have visited this renovated old movie theater recently on two occasions. I absolutely love it. Thanks to great dedication of some fine local citizens, it looks probably better than when it was brand, new years ago. Batesville downtown is slowly coming back to life....More

1  Thank drc58
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The owners have not only a new building they have new programs and films specifically targeted to families and younger adults.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A welcome addition to a revitalized downtown. Very spacious and comfortable with a large screen and excellent sound. Bargain tickets and concessions are a plus for families.

Thank Greg N
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

It's been years since I've been here and now that's it re-opened and remodeled with its original look and feel, I love it! Still $4 to get in, and cheap snacks for a great movie. Fun! I wish there were more screens to play more...More

Thank Kelley H
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

What wonderful addition to our little town! I love taking my family downtown for dinner, a movie, and sometimes dessert. Prices are great!

1  Thank 606danad
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MelbaTheater, Owner at Melba Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the great review! Main Street Batesville is definitely a destination that everyone can enjoy. Come back and see us!

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad to have this theater with a classic feel in my hometown. Unbelievably affordable and really good theater snacks (that are also at reasonable prices). Cherry on top is the fact that is located on historical Main Street.

2  Thank Amy P
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MelbaTheater, Owner at Melba Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

We are so glad that the building was converted into a theater in 1940 downtown. We have one of most beautiful main streets and the community support makes it even better!

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Melba Theater has been restored to a wonderful condition. The new digital projector creates a beautiful image on the very large screen. The sound system is excellent. The Dolby surround system is fantastic. The concession prices are very reasonable and all of the workers...More

2  Thank TLMcK
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MelbaTheater, Owner at Melba Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thanks for leaving a great review! Our sound is definitely something to be proud of.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went and seen National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and we LOVED our experience. The food, people, and atmosphere were amazing! We both had nachos, a hotdog to share and a large refillable drink to share and didn't even touch $20! If you're...More

1  Thank MRichardson05
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MelbaTheater, Owner at Melba Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

We are glad that we are able to keep the prices lowat the Melba. Glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Response from MelbaTheater | Property representative |
Most shows are $4 per ticket. Occasionally we have a special event and the prices are different. In that case, we post the prices online in advance.
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