The Majestic Theater opened October 27, 1913. It was one of two movie theaters in Centerville, Iowa at the time. The Majestic operated a movie theater until the early 2000s.
The Majestic Theater has a rich and interesting history. In 1927, The Majestic became the first movie theater in Centerville, Iowa to show movies on Sundays. The local Moose Lodge used to meet in the upstairs ballroom. World-reknowned opera singer Simon Estes played a key role in the history of the theater. And would you believe that Centerville was the first town in Iowa to be used as a set for a Hollywood movie? Schedule a tour to learn more.
The Majestic Theater in the early 1900's.