Ottawa, Kansas — The oldest operating cinema in America, The Plaza Cinema, 209 S. Main St., Ottawa, Kansas. The movie memorabilia museum opened in May 2014. The exhibit includes an impressive collection of movie props, costumes, scripts, posters and original signed photographs from big screen favorites such as King Kong, Three Musketeers, Hunger Games, Creature from the Black Lagoon and many more. Cinema Executive Director Peach Madl said the collections are a joy to see and were acquired with help from the Franklin County Historical Society and special friends. The museum is a celebration of cinema magic and reflects the films played at The Plaza Cinema over the past 106 years. Open: Tuesday - Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.