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Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum

829 N Davis St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4734
+1 904-632-5555
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What a wonderful historic treasure!

Recently attended a concert for Jack Broadbent at the Ritz Theatre which was wonderful. Everyone... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
mscbestforyou
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Jacksonville, Florida
Excellent Museum

The Ritz is primarily known as a performance theater, and a quite excellent one. However, this... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Higgie44
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Jacksonville, Florida
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829 N Davis St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4734
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Recently attended a concert for Jack Broadbent at the Ritz Theatre which was wonderful. Everyone was so nice and friendly and we are lucky to have this historic treasure in Jacksonville!

Thank mscbestforyou
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Ritz is primarily known as a performance theater, and a quite excellent one. However, this review is about the Museum. The Museum's focus is the history of African-Americans, principally those who are from Jacksonville or the immediate area. The theater and museum are new...More

Thank Higgie44
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have attended two events at this theater. The first was a musical event featuring violinist. The audio and acoustics are good. The theater is clean and the seats are confortable. There is ample parking close to the building and an adjacent lot across the...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a must see for visitors and locals alike. So much of Jacksonville is missed by not checking out the smaller historic places. They have really done a wonderful job restoring this theatre to be both a performance venue and museum. Highly recommend!

Thank Winnie052010
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stopped by as an excursion from the conference. We had a private tour that was awesome. I would recommend stopping by.

Thank Crystal H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

You get surprisingly good musicians in an intimate setting such as Ulysses Owens and his band. The history exhibition we saw a few months ago was very well done. It is underapreciated.

Thank newyorkscuba400
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I went to see a play at the theatre and didn't get to see the museum area but the architecture is beautiful. The venue also hosts music and film events. It's a short (20min) walk from downtown and easily accessible by public transportation.

Thank MsRae28
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a very nice venue. The lobby is nice and inviting, space to sit and mingle as you wait for the show to start. The museum is very nice, I especially liked how the lighting put an accent on the artwork on display. The...More

Thank Delta-Imperial
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This theater from the '30 has been restored to its glory. I attended a concert by Euge Groove and there was not an empty seat in the house. Parking can be a bit difficult due to sellouts, but there are plenty of entertainment opportunities to...More

Thank johnnymars
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This museum was probably my favorite place in Jacksonville. There was an exhibit of contemporary art, "Sensory Perception," which was very interesting (as with most contemporary art -- for me -- some strikes a chord and some doesn't) and a permanent exhibit on Florida/Jacksonville African...More

Thank Myrna38717
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Lisa B
do they offer cocktails and food?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Higgie44 | Reviewed this property |
There is no bar that I have seen but I have been to private events at the theater and museum where the event offered alcohol.
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