Oldest continuously operating cinema theatre
Who
Washington Iowa State Theatre
What
118, 348 year(s):day(s)
Where
United States (Washington)
When

The oldest continuously operating cinema theatre is the Washington Iowa State Theatre (USA) in Washington, Iowa, USA, which opened on 14 May 1897, and as of 26 April 2016 has been in continuous operation for 118 years, 348 days.

The first moving picture shown at the Washington Iowa State Theatre was shown on a cinematographe that was made in Paris, France. Tickets for the first moving picture were 15, 25 and 35 US cents each.