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Nantucket Dreamland Theater

17 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3554
+1 508-228-1784
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Something to do on a Rainy/overcast day

Ok, I didn't pay all this money to come to ACK on vacation to spend hours in the movie theatre, BUT... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Todd C
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Westfield, Massachusetts
We were blown away!

The night prior to the opening of the Nantucket Film Festival, we attended a performance of "The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael A
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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The Dreamland is Nantucket's year-round film and cultural center, open 364 days a year. In addition to first-run and independent films, we have a concert series, a Page to Stage author series, cabaret evenings, lectures, live theatre for children and families, dance, recitals, classical concerts, and more!
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  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 00:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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17 S Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3554
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, I didn't pay all this money to come to ACK on vacation to spend hours in the movie theatre, BUT if the weather doesn't cooperate and there is a movie the kids have been wanting to see, watch screen times. With the weather forecasted...More

Thank Todd C
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David R, Manager at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Todd! During the summer, we watch the weather reports closely and if it looks like rain, we add extra showings of kid-friendly movies! If the weather looks bad, check out the homepage of our website for updates or call the movie line.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The night prior to the opening of the Nantucket Film Festival, we attended a performance of "The Man Who Laughs" - a silent film based on a Victor Hugo work. It had recently been restored, and Universal had commissioned a sound track from the Berklee...More

Thank Michael A
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NantucketJoe, Executive Director at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us Wednesday night. So glad you enjoyed our presentation of The Berklee Orchestra accompanying the silent film Hope we'll see you back at The Dreamland soon!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This was such a cute and quaint place to see a movie! I went to see the special showing of “The Grey Lady” and got to hear a question and answer session from some of the cast and crew. The theater is small, but set...More

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NantucketJoe, Executive Director at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

We are so glad you had a wonderful time in our theatre and hope you'll return soon!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Huge kudos to the Dreamland Theater for providing new seating in their Studio Theater that one would hope for in this space! My friends and I sank into comfort and immediately noted its appeal. Cupholders included! Well done and thanks, Dreamland!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I always feel welcomed at The Nantucket Dreamland. The movie theater staff is very patient with my children – no matter how long they take to place their order for snacks the staff continues to have a smile on their faces. We have attended several...More

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NantucketJoe, Executive Director at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much for this wonderful tribute to our theatre staff. Our goal is to make every patron visiting The Dreamland feel special and appreciated. I am so glad your family feels comfortable attending events at The Dreamland. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

It’s so nice to have a place that is always playing the newest kids movies and welcoming to first time movie watchers. Having young kids it is always a hit or miss whether you make it through the movie. I have always been pleased with...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Every experience my family has had at Dreamland is 5 Star... Its a beautifully renovated theater with a wonderful ambiance and great movie selection. The staff is very patient and kind and always friendly and willing to cater to your needs. Both the theater and...More

Thank Johnna H
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NantucketJoe, other at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Johanna, Thank you SO much for your kind words. The staff works very hard 364 days a year to provide the best possible experience to each of our guests. Thanks! Joe Hale Exeuctive Director

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to be at Dreamland. Saw a movie today, have been to cultural events there and even a few weddings. Well run with thoughtful offerings of first run and classic film. Comfortable and warm space.

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NantucketJoe, Executive Director at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Dreamland soon. Joe

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Having recently moved to Nantucket, I have had the opportunity to visit The Dreamland three times in the last month. Each experience made for the perfect evenings entertainment! All three visits were for completely different kinds of programming. All three were wonderfully done, made even...More

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NantucketJoe, Executive Director at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

All of us at The Dreamland appreciate your kind words, Julie. Please know that we're always available if you have suggestions on how we can improve our service and notch up the patron experience at The Dreamland. Joe

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The movie selection is mostly geared for the twelve and under crowd; the seats and the whole design of the theater is ridiculously bad. Actually the worst popcorn (which is hard to do) ever tasted, and overall, this is a theater that just "pretends" to...More

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NantucketJoe, Executive Director at Nantucket Dreamland Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Cody, I'm wondering if you were actually in The Dreamland recently? Perhaps you have us confused with another theatre? We've been told by everyone that the Dreamland has the best popcorn on earth. We pop it freshly before each movie and use only real butter...More

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