Sioux Theatre

The Sioux Theatre is located in Sioux Rapids, Iowa, United States. The 375 seat movie theater was designed in the Moderne style by the Des Moines architectural firm Wetherell & Harrison. It was built by C.I. Hersom Construction. Initially owned by Don and Edna Gram, it opened in September 1946.[2] Two Strong Lume-X projectors were added in 1974 when the theater was owned by Michael Berger. The Sioux Rapids Historical Association acquired the building and turned it into a museum. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[1]

Sioux Theatre
Sioux Theatre is located in Iowa
Sioux Theatre
Sioux Theatre is located in the United States
Sioux Theatre
Location218 Main St.
Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Coordinates42°53′36″N 95°08′57″W / 42.89333°N 95.14917°W / 42.89333; -95.14917Coordinates: 42°53′36″N 95°08′57″W / 42.89333°N 95.14917°W / 42.89333; -95.14917
Built byC.I. Hersom Construction
ArchitectWetherell & Harrison
Architectural styleModerne
MPSMovie Theaters of Iowa MPS
NRHP reference No.12000030[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 21, 2012


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Sioux Theatre in Sioux Rapids, Iowa". Cinema Treasures. Retrieved 2016-03-26.