The Oldest Movie Theater In America Is Right Here In Iowa And It’s Amazing

What’s more magical than going into a movie theater and getting lost in the stories projected onto the screen? From the hush of the theater to the buttery popcorn and the feeling of anticipation as the lights dim and the movie begins, seeing a movie in the theater never gets old. Many don’t know that Iowa is actually home to the oldest movie theater not only in America, but in the world! If you haven’t been yet, it’s definitely worth a trip.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you been to this amazing theater? What did you think? For more interesting Iowa destinations, here are 10 Places In Iowa You Must See Before You Die.