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Byrd Theater

2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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Great old movie theatre with renovations!

They just Friday installed new seats and they are great! If you didn't want to return because of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Chris H
via mobile
Beautiful old movie house! A gem from another time. Even popcorn was good like the old days.

I thoroughly enjoyed going to The Byrd. The theater is gorgeous, but is undergoing some much needed... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Dana A
Portsmouth, Virginia
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“wurlitzer organ” (20 reviews)
“silent film” (4 reviews)
2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-353-9911
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Reviewed 14 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 24 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 9 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 6 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 13 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 30 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 13 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
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We went to see a movie at this gorgeous theater. Prior to the movie a old organ popped up and a gentleman played for 10-15 minutes. Apparently this happens most Saturday evenings. The theater seats need to be refurbished, but the place is amazing.

Thank Brent T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a great experience going to the Byrd Theatre over Christmas to see It's a Wonderful Life. The organ and Bob were wonderful but .. the place is extremely dirty. We all understand they are raising money to renovate the theatre but there is...More

Thank Robert N
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