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Byrd Theater

2908 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
804 353 9911
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Ranked #15 of 106 Attractions in Richmond
Type: Movie Theaters
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

In the absence of any live music to be found, husband and I decided to catch a movie at Byrd Theater. A step back in time--from ticket booth to refreshment counter to fabulous interior. Great deal for a $1.99 ticket!!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

When time comes for me to move away from Richmond, Byrd Theater will be high on the list of the "things I miss". The ambience of this old old theater is non- describe in words, you gotta experience it!

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Richmond, VA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

In case you aren't familiar, the Byrd is a theater from a bygone era open daily usually with two different movies. The movies are recently released and just at the tail end of the mainstream movie theater run or been out of theaters for a short time. Tickets are very inexpensive. They have reasonably priced snacks and great popcorn. But... More

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San Diego, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Theater from the late 1800's showing current for movies for 2 dollars. In a great neighborhood any foodie would love. Great way to spend an evening.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you want a little history, old music, great film, cheap price, and a bit of nostalgia, The Byrd Theater is the place to go. Everyone in Richmond loves it. Its just a piece of heaven. I return often, especially during the holidays.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Come on how can you beat 2 bucks to see the inside of one of the oldest and most beautiful movie palaces in the US? You can't ! The imitation of the Palace of Mirrors at Versailles in the lobby is amazingly fun! You won't be disappointed unless you don't care about historical locations and would rather sit in an... More

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Zephyrhills
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20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The seats are old and uncomfortable, but the atmosphere is cozy. The tix are $2/each and the sodas and popcorn are half of the other theaters. On Saturday nights, the organ is played by a professional local. This is one of the prizes of Richmond.

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Did not visit when open, wish I had, the building appeared to be interesting and restoration worthwhile.

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Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous theater and only a couple bucks! Seats are not the most comfortable but ok. There are no previews so the movie starts right off. It usually plays the movies that are between being at the theater and hitting Redbox, NetFlix etc. but it is a definite must go and see a movie! Great for family or date night!... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The Byrd is an old gem. It feels like the good old street theaters, before they all looked the same. You can enjoy the latest movies just after they had their time in the big chain cinemas, but you can also watch classics. And they also have recitals and different events. It´s the kind of gem that every city should... More

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