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Byrd Theater

2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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A unique cinema experience

My wife and I love discovering local movie theaters when traveling. The Byrd Theater was a rare... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zachary F
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Mahopac, New York, United States
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Truly experience a Richmond landmark!

Built in 1928! This is a Richmond landmark that must be experienced! Myself and my wife went before... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Henry S
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wurlitzer organ” (21 reviews)
“silent film” (4 reviews)
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2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
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2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I love discovering local movie theaters when traveling. The Byrd Theater was a rare, especially historic find. At the time we saw a Saturday morning matinee of An American Tail - part of a series they run for family oriented classic movies....More

Thank Zachary F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1928! This is a Richmond landmark that must be experienced! Myself and my wife went before Christmas and before the movie there was a sing -a-long with a Wurlitzer organ! The movie theatre is beautiful! Truly an experience!

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

They just Friday installed new seats and they are great! If you didn't want to return because of those old seats, try again!! Also they now accept credit card for drinks and popcorn except refills )yeah odd but it's coming they said).

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed going to The Byrd. The theater is gorgeous, but is undergoing some much needed restoration of the seats and carpet. I was a little shocked first walking in on the condition of the seating. That should be much improved soon. Overall a...More

Thank Dana A
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Carytown area has much to offer and the Byrd Theater is a local treasure. Movies are often recent runs from larger movie houses but the prices are $2 per person. Great when you are a family of 7. Clean bathrooms and lobby areas. The seats...More

Thank Judi W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a must see if you are interested in film history, architecture, cheap films, or just interesting places to see! It is a really cool experience to sit in a theater as majestic as this is with a box of popcorn and watch a...More

Thank kyurinich
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Tips: ***If you've never been, go on the weekend night, when the organ player performs ***bring cash This theatre is just gorgeous and we've been going since I was a little girl. Now I bring our kids there. I did like when I was growing...More

Thank OrexiGreek
Reviewed 14 April 2017

What a treasure! This old theater truly takes you back in time! We were there in October, 2016 and had the opportunity to see a silent film (Phantom of the Opera) while someone played the original Wurlitzer Organ. It was an experience we will not...More

Thank Christine F
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

Thank Kody T
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

Thank localforeignereats
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