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Visit the Englert today!


The Englert Theatre is located at 221 East Washington Street, in the heart of downtown Iowa City. If you are driving from out of town, the easiest way to find the theater is to make your way to Interstate 80, heading toward Iowa City:

  • Take the Dubuque Street exit #244, south.
  • Continue south on Dubuque Street (approximately 2 miles) until you cannot go any further
  • (a “T” intersection with Washington Street).
  • Turn east (left) onto Washington Street.
  • The Englert is half a block down on your right.


Limited street parking is available in front of the building. Several parking ramps are conveniently located just a short walk away.

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp460 E. Washington Street
(parking free after 6pm)
Washington & Gilbert Street.

Tower Place & Parking351 Iowa Avenue
Iowa Avenue & Dubuque Street

Dubuque Street Ramp280 S. Dubuque Street
Dubuque Street and Burlington Street, near Sheraton and hotelVetro

Capitol Street Ramp253 S. Clinton Street
Clinton Street & Burlington Street

Dining accommodations

Downtown Iowa City is home to dozens of unique restaurants within walking distance of The Englert. Click here for more information about downtown Iowa City.

Free tours

Free public tours of the historic theater are available throughout the year. Check out our events calendar to see when the next tour is scheduled.

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