Turnage Theatre Tours
Call 252-946-2504 to book your tour! The theatre is the home of the Arts of the Pamlico, the state-designated arts council for Beaufort and Washington Counties. Tours are conducted Tuesday – Friday by appointment with a suggested donation of $5 per person.
Operating hours are Tuesday-Thursday from 1 PM – 6 PM, Fridays from 11 AM – 6 PM and Saturdays from 11 AM – 4 PM. The theatre is also open for scheduled meetings, events and performances.
Tours of the Historic Turnage Theatre and backstage by Arts of the Pamlico staff are available by appointment. The theatre is a contributing structure in the downtown Harbor District of Historic Washington and had a vibrant past showing silent movies, hosting Vaudeville characters as well as movies with sound in the fully restored palace theatre built on to the rear of the theatre in the late 1920s/early 1930s.
Group tours are available by appointment. Call for information and group rates.
SCHOOL GROUP EVENTS
School groups are welcome to contact us to set up a tour of the theatre. Class tours are $35 per class. Classes unload in the front of the theatre and participate in an improv skit on stage after learning about the theatre’s history. School events including a movie provided by the school and concessions may be created to meet interests and budgets as a school tour rental package. Call us at 252-946-2504 to book your class event.