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Byrd Theater

2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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Gorgeous theater with original Wurlitzer, a cheap night out for whole family

The good parts: the architecture, the Saturday night organ playing before the movies, the cheap... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2013
JoyinVirginia
via mobile
Great old theater

What a great place to go and see a cheap movie. They recently have had specials where you get 2... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2013
TexasNorthTraveler
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Richmond
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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+1 804-353-9911
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Reviewed 17 September 2013 via mobile

The good parts: the architecture, the Saturday night organ playing before the movies, the cheap movies. The not so good parts: the bathrooms badly need renovation and the seats need to be replaced. A non profit foundation owns the Byrd and is trying to get...More

Thank JoyinVirginia
Reviewed 3 September 2013

What a great place to go and see a cheap movie. They recently have had specials where you get 2 tickets to the movie, a large popcorn and 2 medium sodas, all for $7. Where can you beat a deal like that. The lines are...More

Thank TexasNorthTraveler
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Not the most comfortable theater BUT not to be missed, especialy if you can get there on a Friday or Saturday night when the organ player is there (call ahead to make sure); what a treat! The movies are on their way out of town...More

Thank Laura54
Reviewed 31 July 2013

So few places are left in America like the Byrd. Where else can you go to movies for less than $5. Complete with the amazing architecture of the old grand movie palaces of the 1920's and 30's. If you can -do not miss the Saturday...More

Thank outndabout
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is one of the last great movie palaces and takes you back in time. It's somewhat run down now but it takes little imagination to visualize past grandeur. The seats are somewhat uncomfortable but you don't care. The experience is uplifting and reminds you...More

Thank kpacvirginia
Reviewed 23 July 2013

So you've seen a movie recently and you didn't quite get the full picture the first time, or you had to visit the necessary at a crucial, plot turning moment. You don't want to hash out another 12 bucks to see it again, and you'll...More

1  Thank Marcngin
Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

I love this theater. I take my kids every chance I get. It's a bit shabby, a tad over worn in but, I wouldn't change a thing. You just don't find theaters like this anymore. It takes you back in time to an era when...More

Thank MrsLuck77
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We attended a showing of Epic on 7/14. The staff at the Byrd were very nice and helpful. Their Popcorn is very good - among the best I've had at a theater. However, the seats are so dirty and uncomfortable it makes for a long...More

Thank 1967foodie
Reviewed 13 July 2013

My husband and I did a "cheap" date night so went to Capital Coffee and then to the beautiful, historic BYRD THEATRE in Carytown to see "42" an amzing film about the life of baseball great Jackie Jefferson Robinson. There was a great audience and...More

1  Thank jeannette y
Reviewed 8 July 2013

My wife and I decided to see the movie Django Unchained since it only cost us less than $2 each for tickets. Byrd theater has alot of history and the decorations are well crafted. Inside you can tell the craftsmanship of the decor. The only...More

1  Thank Luv2Travel1971
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