Ritz Theatre and Museum

829 N Davis St Jacksonville, FL
Max Capacity: 150 people
The Ritz Theatre and Museum was constructed in 1999 on the site of the 1929 Ritz Theater movie house in Jacksonville’s historic African American community of LaVilla. During LaVilla’s height of business and entertainment activity in the 1920s -1960s, LaVilla was known as the ‘Harlem of the South.’ Ritz Theatre houses 400-seats, a beautiful 40 x 30 proscenium performance stage featuring a state-of-the-art sound system and theatrical lighting. Supporting the stage are loading spaces, dressing rooms and technical areas. The museum houses a permanent exhibition of African American history in Northeast Florida. A walk through the museum reminds you of the significant contributions and rich legacy of past generations. The lobby can also be used for various social events, such as luncheons, receptions, anniversay and birthday parties.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Historic Landmark/Registry
  • Non-Smoking
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, & American Express,
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 150
  • Nearest Airport: 6-10 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 2
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Seating Capacity: 400
  • Special Features: Facility features state of the art theatre which seats 400 people. Lobby reception space available, with maximum capacity of 150 people
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Year Renovated: 1999
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