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A quaint place with a lot of history

We went to see Cóig on the 22nd. Very good sound quality, the chairs were a little... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Ottb610
A beautiful gem

While planning a weekend trip to Boothbay Harbor, I stumbled across an advertisement for a Patty... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Terry C
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The Opera House was built in 1894 and is on the National Historic Registry. Each year nearly 100 live performances come to the old stage and include Grammy winners, international touring musicians and more. Expect to see a schedule filled with jazz...more
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86 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1834
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We attended a concert at this facility. It is a nice venue and the Suzie Boggus Was great. However, they have to do something about the seating. They have folding chairs with minimum padding. They are terrible to sit in for any length of time....More

Thank MadMaxie40667
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We went to see Cóig on the 22nd. Very good sound quality, the chairs were a little uncomfortable. Nice that they had snacks for sale, and I was pleased I didn't have to wait in the life because we purchased our tickets ahead of time.

Thank Ottb610
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

While planning a weekend trip to Boothbay Harbor, I stumbled across an advertisement for a Patty Griffin concert at the Opera House. Music in the summer is always a favorite so we bought the tickets and thought it would be something to do. Well, it...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Newly renovated and energized, this is one really good event venue in the area, and the staff now is doing great work attracting some really talented shows. If you are planning to spend time in the Boothbay area, get on their website and check out...More

Thank southerntravelerms
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The aquarium is small but well designed and very interesting. There are a couple of tanks where you can actually pick up a number of interesting sea creatures along with an educational lobster talk that we enjoyed. Employee Desiree is a real gem!

Thank patkIndiana
Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a great place and the venue's are outstanding! The history of the Opera house, and it is even supposed to be haunted!

Thank Virginia N
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We love going up for concerts here. We have seen many famous acts. It seems that even talent like Jackson Browne and Mark Knobler love to play here and have done it several times. Its a gorgeous old opera house that the talented people of...More

Thank beth190
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is my second visit to BBH... Really glad to be back.. Planned to attend the Halloween readings and pot luck at the Opera House... Best experience... Town folks brought food, I brought a tray of sandwiches from the local grocery store.... The mood and...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My fiance and I came to Boothbay Harbor just to watch the Cherish the Ladies concert. What a fantastic evening. The Opera House is very small, so there are no bad seats. Its open seating, so we were able to sit almost in the front...More

Thank rucker4083
Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you get a chance to see anything here, jump at it! This is the sweetest little music venue of all time. There is not a bad seat in the house. I have seen about a dozen shows here, it's a quick trip from Portland,...More

Thank LJ K
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