The Oldest Operating Movie Theater In The Country Is Right Here In Pennsylvania

Embrace the nostalgia of a time long gone when you visit The Newtown Theatre in Bucks County, America’s oldest operating movie theater. The old-fashioned theater promises a charming throwback experience complete with freshly popped popcorn and old black and white movies (from time to time).

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:


Newtown Theatre
120 N State Street
Newtown, PA 18940
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Pennsylvania boasts some of America’s oldest attractions, including The Newtown Theatre, America’s oldest operating movie theater and Bassett’s Ice Cream, the country’s oldest ice cream shop.