Story: Theatres, cinemas and halls

Wanganui Opera House (1st of 2)

This is the front and back elevation of the Wanganui (Whanganui) Opera House. Built by the city council to mark the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria, the building was opened by Premier Richard Seddon in 1900. It was designed in the classical revival style.

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Theatres, cinemas and halls - Early 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/42376/wanganui-opera-house (accessed 21 July 2018)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 22 Oct 2014