The Grand Opera House is an opera house located at the corner of 8th and Iowa Streets in Dubuque, Iowa. Today it is recognized for the live performances shown throughout the year. Also other events, such as special lectures by national figures invited to the area by local educational institutions are held at the Grand.
When the Grand was converted into a movie theater, most of the movie theaters were located in downtown Dubuque. The Grand continued to show movies for several more years.In recent years the Grand Opera House has undergone a number of renovations. This included the restoration of the original facade was accomplished by removing the marquee and metal siding that was placed over it in the 1960s. The interior of the theater was renovated as well, and other improvements continue to be made.