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Byrd Theater

2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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Wonderfully eccentric!

I have a thing for old movie palaces and my wife indulges me. While staying in Richmond on... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Best feature of Carytown

The Poe Film Festival was being held at the Byrd Theater September 23rd and 24th which was... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Lorraine C
Wilmington, North Carolina
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2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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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

Thank StorksNest
Reviewed 2 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
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
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
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Without equivocation, the best theatrical filmgoing experience to be had in the United States. The venue is a Nationally Historic gem, and the ticket pricing harkens back to the fifties and sixties. Wait a few months after new films are released, and catch them here....More

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you're interested in value-packed, reasonably priced summer entertainment, head over to the Byrd Theater summer Saturdays at 10 a.m. for Family Classics. This past week was the 1964 "Annie" with Carol Burnett, Albert Finney, Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters and Geoffrey Holder, among others. The...More

Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Have attended a variety of events at the theater and each experience gets better. Going to a movie with a family of 7 can be exhausting but listening to all the exciting comments from others in attendance makes going to this venue extra special. Everyone...More

Thank Judi W
Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you don't mind seeing great movies a couple of months after their release and right before they are released on DVD, the Byrd is your movie theater of choice. If you love vintage architecture, you will be delighted with this historic venue. At $2.00...More

Thank Gladys B
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Get ready for a nostalgic experience. This is a gorgeous theatre that is very old, but well maintained. Come prepared to pay in cash...that's right...no credit cards. Also don't expect to prepay online...you will enjoy waiting in line to get a colored raffle ticket that...More

Thank PioneerTW
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

1.99 for a movie, and the soda, popcorn, and snacks are very cost efficient. The building is very old and historical. Beautiful design and copper ceilings, gorgeous stages and settings. Only complaint would be the uncomfortable seating. But that is to be expected when running...More

Thank Thomas N
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