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image for Cinema item typeElectric Palace Cinema

Cinema, £1-£5.50


King's Quay Street,
CO12 3ER


In the early days of cinematography shows were given in booths and various existing halls but after a number of tragic fires, Parliament passed the Cinematography Act 1909 which specified structural fire precautions. The Electric Palace was therefore one of the earliest purpose made cinemas in the country.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptionsFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Open: films Fri-Sun from 7pm, plus matinées some Sat/Sun. Tours: Fri - Sun 7pm - 7.15pm. Other times by appointment.


Admission: £5.50 (O.A.P. £4 / child £3). Annual membership £4 adult, £2 O.A.P. and £1 child.

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Plan route to Electric Palace Cinema using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TM 261326  Lat: 51.94591 Long: 1.28847

By Road:
Bus service within 0.25 mile. Train station with a quarter of a mile.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Harwich Town station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired