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Byrd Theater

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Address: 2908 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
Phone Number: +1 804-353-9911
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Wonderful historical theater!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a theater that is as old as this one is. My only highly preferred and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely incredible! Beautiful historic theater and beautifully restored. Seats were a little tight but that's only because I'm fat lol. Absolutely recommend this place to anyone traveling in Richmond.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

So much history here and for $2 a movie you can't beat it. The seats aren't the most comfortable things you'll ever sit in but its all part of the experience really. Go on a Saturday night to check out the Wurlitzer Organ. If you're in Richmond you MUST go here!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Im a Florida resident, I was brought tonite to byrd theater which is beautiful and impressive.  Everything was perfect except I felt harrassed and discriminated by one of your employees. First Im disable and I can sit for prolonged period of times. That being said, my wife and I stepped out for a walk waiting for the movie to dinish... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Enjoyed a showing of "Joy" (Jennifer Lawrence) this past weekend at the Byrd. This majestic movie palace is undergoing a slow renovation that will be absolutely stunning when eventually completed. The movies are $1.99 and the snacks are all at 1970's prices. It's a bit musty and the seats are in bad shape (scheduled to be replaced in 2017) but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

I saw Bridge of spies with Tom Hanks and heard the famous Wurlitzer Organ which is played on Saturday nights. Great 2nd run movies for $1.99! Beautiful old theater. Only drawback is the uncomfortable seats.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

IF you have NEVER been inside the BYRD, you have missed a very special part of Richmond history. This place reminds me of theatres in Moscow when we saw the ballet there........we went to see the movie (many are $1.99) what a deal!! the Martian was playing BUT the real show starts 15 min early when the guy on the... More 

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Thank jeannette y
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

This place is for those of us who don't like history very much, but still like to experience it. The art, chandeliers, bathrooms, and architecture will take you back in time, but the best part is that you can still enjoy something modern with the movies! The food is great too and a lot cheaper than going out to the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This charming theater is a wonderful movie spot. Cheap tickets, no previews, and awesome vintage decor! Plus, it's located in the quaint and quirky Carytown, so there are lots of places to eat or get dessert before or after.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

My husband and I have been to several movies at this location, and it is a great historic location. The theater is currently being restored, so you will need to be ready for some older amenities, but if you are looking for a great place to watch a movie that is steeped in history this is your location. The only... More 

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