The Stunning 1907 Plaza Cinema In Kansas Is The Oldest Purpose-Built Cinema Still Running

The oldest purpose-built cinema in possibly the whole world is sitting right in Kansas, still running just like it should be. We’ve taken good care of this old building, and we hope it stands for years to come. Let’s see what’s going on at the old 1907 Plaza Cinema.

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:


This gorgeous historic building is only one of so many amazing places in Kansas. If you want to see somewhere specific showcased on our website, please let us know!

Address: 209 S Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA