Dome Theater

602 Mineral Avenue,
Libby, MT 59923

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The Dome Theater opened around 1948.

Contributed by Andrew Cloninger

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BWilson on January 13, 2005 at 12:17 pm

I am the owner of the Dome Theater, The Libby Drive In Theater, and the Lincoln Theatre in Troy. Photos and history can be found on our website at I also have extensive history information on the Lincoln Theatre that has not yet been posted to the website. The Lincoln Theatre (built in 1920) has been rennovated. The Libby Drive In (built in 1954) has been completely restored to its original form. The Dome Theater (built in 1948) is being slowly rennovated. In fact, the seats in the Dome Theater are still the original seats from 1948 and are quite uncomfortable. Where can I find a theater that is closing and may want to get rid of their seating?

Let me know if you would like photos or any other information. You can contact me at or

Bert Wilson

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 15, 2005 at 7:10 pm

The address for the Dome Theater is 602 Mineral Avenue.

kencmcintyre on March 18, 2007 at 3:17 pm

Seating in 1948 was 594. The building was constructed to replace the old Opera House, later called the Kootenai theater, which burned to the ground. Here is a 1948 photo:

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 4, 2007 at 1:59 pm

History and photos can be found here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 6, 2008 at 7:44 pm

This is another photo of the Dome Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 20, 2009 at 5:23 pm

Another 1985 photo is here.

atmos on May 12, 2010 at 10:12 pm

Architects were Lathrop and Gillam.

CSWalczak on October 10, 2012 at 12:10 pm

The Dome Theater may have to close if a solution is not found to the problem of financing a transition to digital projection: View article

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