A restorative effort has begun to revive historic Bent’s Opera House in Medina, NY…

Bent’s Opera House is one of the oldest surviving theaters in the entire nation, having been built at the height of the U.S. Civil War. From 1865 to the early 1920‘s it was the cultural center of the Medina area and is back on its way to becoming a regional destination once again.  Rich in history and an architectural gem in Medina Sandstone, Bent’s Opera House is one of WNY’s premier preservation projects.

Use the drop down menu under “Bent’s Opera House” to explore more information about tours, directions to Bent’s Opera House and Medina’s Downtown Historic District, Bent’s Opera House history and how you can become an important part of the Bent’s Opera House Restoration Project. Visit us on Facebook at Bent’s Hall.

The following feature depicts vintage images associated with Bent’s Hall, the Opera House today and narrative about this historic project.

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