Originally opened as a movie theater in 1929, the Fox cost USD6-million, an incredible sum at a time when movie tickets cost ... More
Fox Theatre and Tours
Originally opened as a movie theater in 1929, the Fox cost USD6-million, an incredible sum at a time when movie tickets cost 35 cents. The theater was restored to its original glory in 1981. View the wall of famous signatures, the 2,000-pound chandelier in the auditorium and the gilded throne chairs in the lobby. Tours are conducted Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30am. Thursday and Saturday tours include entertainment by Stan Kann on the world-famous Wurlitzer organ. Broadway hits such as "Phantom of the Opera," along with famous comedians and musicians have been featured here in recent performances.
The Arch has been a popular tourist attraction since its completion in October 1965. Designed to last 1,000 years, it
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Visit the house where ragtime music legend Scott Joplin is known to have spent one of his most productive periods.
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