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Byrd Theater

2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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Really Neat Theater

Most of the appeal of this theater is its low price and grandeur. The space inside is... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Kody T
Always worth a visit

Though the Byrd recently raised their prices to $4 a ticket, hopefully that will give them the... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
localforeignereats
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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“wurlitzer organ” (21 reviews)
“movie palaces” (5 reviews)
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2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Most of the appeal of this theater is its low price and grandeur. The space inside is mind-blowingly big & ornate -- almost cathederal-like. The only con of this place is the seats. They're quite lumpy & while rustic, the upholstery has long given up...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Though the Byrd recently raised their prices to $4 a ticket, hopefully that will give them the funding for some much-needed renovations, like the long-awaited new seats! Watching a movie at the Byrd is like taking a trip to the past. No visit to Richmond...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went to see a movie at this gorgeous theater. Prior to the movie a old organ popped up and a gentleman played for 10-15 minutes. Apparently this happens most Saturday evenings. The theater seats need to be refurbished, but the place is amazing.

Thank Brent T
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a great experience going to the Byrd Theatre over Christmas to see It's a Wonderful Life. The organ and Bob were wonderful but .. the place is extremely dirty. We all understand they are raising money to renovate the theatre but there is...More

Thank Robert N
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The Byrd is an old, once magnificent, movie theater in Richmond Virginia, in the Carytown neighborhood. (Lots of good, inexpensive restaurants.) The good news is that they show modern second-run films (as soon as they leave the megaplexes), Saturday kiddie matinees, and old classic movies....More

Thank Jantique F
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Fun place for a 2nd run movie or old classic. Atmosphere is old school, beautiful architecture. Go when they play the Wurlitzer organ - another classic.

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I have a thing for old movie palaces and my wife indulges me. While staying in Richmond on vacation, we went to the Byrd Theater on a Monday night and it was exactly as billed. It is beautiful in its faded glory and wonderfully eccentric...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Poe Film Festival was being held at the Byrd Theater September 23rd and 24th which was sponsored by The Poe Museum of Richmond. I am so glad they chose this venue to showcase the Poe films starring Vincent Price among other Poe films made...More

Thank Lorraine C
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Movies aren't the newest but for $2 it's a great deal. Popcorn at most is $5 and same for drink. Seats are not in good shape but hey it's $2!!!

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to see a great theater of the past and enjoy a good movie? This is the place! Just needs more renovating. Also, lobby could be attended to better.

Thank Tom H
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