Looking to have fun the old fashioned way? Pay a visit to the world’s oldest open theatre still in operation and have a magical evening. Located in China Town, the Sun Pictures Cinema is an important part of Broome’s history. Since 1916, Sun Pictures has been entertaining audiences. First with silent movies accompanied by a live piano performance and now plays any major feature film for the viewers to enjoy with, old school style.
- Adult : $17.00, Center link healthcare : $13.00, Seniors : $12.00, Children (3-15yrs) : $12.00.
- Historical tours of Sun Pictures takes place every day at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm.
- Bus No 27
- Bus No 57
- Bus No 32
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70.64% of people who visit Broome include Sun Pictures in their plan
5 PM - 6 PM
92.59% of people start their Sun Pictures visit around 5 PM - 6 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sun Pictures
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sun Pictures
People normally also visit Malcolm Douglas Wilderness Wildlife Park while planning their trip to Sun Pictures.
Fantastic. Outdoor setting was amazing and sound quality blew me away. So nice to watch a movie sitting under the stars. For some they may want to bring a cushion but well worth going and seeing a movie there.
Great picture garden theater. Oldest in the world. Being open air and a few hundred metres from the airport it was an experience watching and hearing the planes coming in to land just over our heads. We saw Mama Mia here we go again which was a great film in the open air. Only downside was we got a lot of sand fly bites. But up in the tropics we should have taken some precautions.
The cinema is around 100 years old, has a normal front but is only half covered (seating in & out) with an uncovered screen. Went along to the 8.30 showing (also a 6 or 6.30 movie & they are different at each showing & each night) and it was fantastic. We had been warned that the chairs are a bit uncomfortable & to take a pillow & this was a good tip. The chairs are the old style swing back & little support. We elected to sit in the uncovered area but were warned to use insect repellant, rather than the covered area. The screen is in good conditioned and the sound quite good considering outdoors. There is a small canteen selling the normal fare. The old building also houses a bit of movie memorabilia. Everybody loved the experience.
Great fun. Highly recommended. Saw Mission impossible 6 and loved the extra ambience of a jet airliner landing right over the screen. Impressive!
It’s a truly unique Broome experience to watch a movie under the stars with bats and planes flying overhead. You’ll always see the odd gecko scurry across the screen. Sun Pictures is the World’s oldest picture garden. There’s an excellent display of memorabilia in the foyer. Highly recommended👍