• Newberry Opera House - Newberry, South Carolina

      Newberry Opera House
      Photo by Dennis Goza
      During most of its history since its construction in the 1880s, this striking French Gothic structure has been the center of local artistic and/or civic activity. It was designed to house the fire department, city offices, a jail, and of course a theater that hosted touring performances as well as community events. Later, it served as a movie theater, beginning with the silents, until it was closed for a few years in the Fifties. Now it's once again a seat of city government and a thriving entertainment venue that sometimes attracts big name artists to perform.

      If you go:
      At least 10 historical markers are within walking distance of the Opera House.


      1201 McKibben Street
      Newberry, South Carolina 29108 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      +1 (803) 276-5179

      Box Office
      +1 (803) 276-6264