Tour The Theatre

Experience a Guided Tour

Tour Policies
  • Tours will begin in the lobby entrance on the corner of Main Street and Franklin Street.
  • Please arrive ten minutes before your scheduled tour time.
  • Food, beverage and gum chewing prohibited during the tour.
  • Tour is a 45 minute walking tour that includes several flights of stairs. (Disabled guests can be easily accommodated, but please advise the theatre at the time of ticket purchase.)
  • Public restrooms are not available inside the theatre. Please utilize facilities outside the theatre prior to beginning the tour.
    The use of recording devices during the tour is strictly prohibited.
  • Guests must remain with the tour group at all times.
  • Children under 12 are welcome to tour the building but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • The Lerner reserves the right to deny admission or remove from the tour anyone who conducts themselves in a manner that disrupts the experience of other patrons.
  • The Lerner Theatre is an operating facility with a busy performance schedule. Access to certain areas of the theatre is subject to performance schedules.

Join us on a tour of the Theatre and hear the stories of the people who made their impact on this glorious space. Take in the details of the hand-painted “mushroom” chandelier, the meticulously reproduced walls, and the state-of-the-art theatrical upgrades.

Guided tours of The Lerner are available by reservation only.

Schedule and access to certain areas of the theatre is subject to change due to performance schedules.

TOUR TICKETS

Tour tickets are $9.63 per person, cash or check only. Lunch and Tour options available.

Proceeds benefit The Lerner Theatre Volunteer Program.

Tickets may be purchased at The Lerner Box Office in advance or upon arrival (advance reservations required, cash or check only).

Group Reservations

Special values are available to groups of 20 or more guests.

Box lunches can be made available to groups of 10-20 people.

Buffet style lunch in the Cittadine Room or served on the Stage can be reserved for groups of 20 or more. Please call for menu and tour pricing.

 

Tour Contact Information

To arrange your personal tour of the Theatre, please contact Sarah Taylor, Operations Manager, at [email protected], or at 574-293-4469 to make your reservation.

Please note: The Lerner Theatre is an operating facility with a busy performance schedule. Access to certain areas of the theatre is subject to performance schedules.

Directions and Parking

Driving from the South
Head North on State Rd 19, turn right onto Franklin Street to The Lerner (South East corner of Franklin and Main).

Driving from the North
Head South on State Rd 19 (Cassopolis Street) to Bristol Street. Continue West on Bristol, then turn left onto Main Street to The Lerner (South East corner of Franklin and Main).

Free Public Parking Available

Free parking is available adjacent to The Lerner in the Civic Plaza Public Parking area and Marion Street Parking Garage – click to enlarge photo.

The Lerner Theatre

The Lerner Theatre, Elkhart, Indiana

Take a Virtual Tour

When you first walk into the glorious Lerner Theatre, you are overwhelmed by its breathtaking beauty. From the gorgeous chandeliered lobby to the majestic domed ceiling of the auditorium, you will be amazed to find such a gem located in downtown Elkhart, Indiana.