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Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace

Movie Theater and Historic Site
Cremorne, Sydney
  • Chris W.
    "best cinema in Sydney with a wurlitzer organ"(3 Tips)
    "... and check out the Wurlitzer Organ!"(2 Tips)
    Raúl O.
    "Amazing building, love the old style cinema atmosphere."(2 Tips)
    Paul W.
    "Great art deco cinemas."(2 Tips)
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  • Sarah C.
    Sarah CreelmanDecember 12, 2010
    Mainstream and arthouse films in a unique and gorgeous art deco style cinema. Pick up a choc top, sit back and soak up the atmosphere. Even David and Margaret would give it 10/10!
  • Michael A.
    Michael AtkinsApril 7, 2011
    Excellent range of movies screened regularly here from blockbusters to quality arthouse. The Greek place next door is good for a quick cheap meal after the movie.
  • Jonathon M.
    Jonathon MillerJune 1, 2010
    Go to a double feature, make sure it's one where the organ guy comes out of the floor. He is the best. Especially when he dresses up. Or just drink rum in the piano bar before a flick...
  • Adam I.
    Adam IredaleJanuary 18, 2014
    Book tickets if you can first. At peak times such as premiere weeks, Saturday nights etc, it gets busy and there are no allocated seats.
  • Chris W.
    Chris Washington-SareJanuary 29, 2010
    The best cinema in Sydney with a wurlitzer organ playing in the main screen and a pianist in the bar. A slice of 1920's art deco beauty. Read more
  • Craig C.
    Craig ChiffersAugust 10, 2014
    Not your typical cinema. The Art Deco makes this place. Awesome, friendly staff. Keep your eyes peeled for the retro movie nights too.
  • Matt S.
    Matt SwanMay 30, 2012
    If you're driving, there's parking over the street at the little Cremorne Shopping Arcade thing - buy your popcorn from IGA to validate :-) $8 for 3 hours.
  • Michelle
    MichelleOctober 13, 2015
    This cinema has such a beautiful old world style about it it makes us feel special going there for a movie! Like an event!
  • 🍷Daniele I.
    🍷Daniele IscaFebruary 16
    Beautiful old fashioned cinema! Love the schedule with new and old movies! Last Tarantino movie in 70mm Panavision was a rare jewel for few people
  • Raúl O.
    Amazing building, love the old style cinema atmosphere. Great experience
  • Kate B.
    Kate BromleyMarch 3, 2013
    Pre movie drinks at the mayor is a must- though service a little slow for dinner- papaya Thai across the rd is faster.
  • Bruno A.
    Bruno AMarch 25, 2010
    Marvellous art deco cinema. The main theatre is just amazing. A must see for art deco lovers.
  • Sophie
    SophieSeptember 9, 2011
    Lavish art deco theatre that dates back to the 1930s. A hidden gem, try the choctops, grab a popcorn and check out the Wurlitzer Organ!
  • Paul W.
    Paul WallbankJanuary 6, 2010
    Great art deco cinemas. Duck over the road to the IGA supermarket to stock up on lollies and drinks before the movie.
  • Samuel O.
    Samuel OldmeadowJanuary 27, 2012
    Great coffee at don adan too in the arcade up the roads. Try the exotic sundried yummo!
  • Sam M.
    Sam MilchJanuary 23, 2012
    Great cinema. Have to get there early in prime time though as there is a huge line
  • Tom W.
    Tom WilliamsonJune 12, 2011
    Book and pay online and skip the usually mammoth queue and use your time to grab a drink before the movie.
  • Blake C.
    Blake CurrallJanuary 21
    Old Art Deco theatre which is a great spot to watch special event films
  • James Q.
    James QuickSeptember 25, 2011
    My favourite cinema/place to see movies in all of Sydney. I saw Bridesmaids and Mamma Mia here with my dad and sister.
  • Elizabeth S.
    Elizabeth SJuly 6, 2011
    Fantastic architecture, great films showing, check out the organ! Read more
  • Natalie B.
    Old fashioned cinema charm. Friendly staff. Very near bus stops.
  • emusan
    emusanJuly 28, 2011
    A cinema with soul - I hope it does not disappear like many of the top cinemas in Sydney
  • Mark K.
    Mark KehoeJuly 18, 2011
    Beautiful cinema and a great place to savor a good film
  • Dan
    DanMarch 5, 2011
    Don't stand around in the foyer loudly proclaiming your in-depth knowledge of cinema.
  • Suresh S.
    Suresh SoodFebruary 25, 2012
    Always buy book of tickets excellent value and no restrictions.
  • Michael R.
    Michael RandallMay 21, 2014
    Check they don't stuff you in their smallest cinema on opening night in 3D at full price!
  • Dean H.
    Dean HarrisJanuary 21, 2010
    For an evening flick, have dinner at Radio Cairo or Papaya first.
  • Gail J.
    Gail JonesApril 20, 2012
    Fully licensed now so you can take beer into movies, yay!
  • Marc E.
    Marc EnnersMarch 28, 2014
    Star Wars marathon. May the third... The Prequels and the Classic Trilogy on... Of course, May The Fourth.
  • Amit K.
    Amit KarmakarJanuary 17, 2012
    Come on Tuesdays it's cheaper
  • Coco d.
    Coco del CorazonFebruary 14, 2012
    This is cinema. Everywhere else it's just a movie.
  • Peter S.
    Peter SquireFebruary 21, 2010
    Good to see cinemas with bars.
  • Primrose A.
    Primrose AMay 18, 2012
    Yes all we need is cup holders
  • Paul W.
    Paul WhittonAugust 22, 2010
    Fantastic art-deco cinema
  • Bethaney P.
    Bethaney PenningtonFebruary 25, 2010
    My favourite cinema in Sydney
  • Lizzy S.
    Lizzy S.August 27, 2011
    Hayden should invest in drink-holders me thinks..
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