Crystal Theatre

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The Crystal Theatre in Carbondale, CO a single-screen,125-seat, independent movie theatre housed in the historic Dinkel building in downtown Carbondale, Colorado. Showing a mix of art and commercial movies, we are open year-round, 7 nights a week. In 27 years,
since 1985, we have presented over 1,425 movies to more than half a million moviegoers

The theatre space was part of the W. M. Dinkel Mercantile Company store, built circa 1912. It was converted to a movie theatre,
The Crystal Theatre, in 1949 by entrepreneurs who had other Colorado theatres in Grand Junction and Minturn. The auditorium
had 210 seats; four of those original seats are now in our lobby. The 1949 admission price was adults 44¢, students 35¢ and
children 20¢.




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