Carytown   Museum District, Richmond, VA
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Carytown Museum District Neighborhood Guide Richmond, VA


Carytown Museum District is a vibrant, historic neighborhood located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. Known for its diverse collection of boutiques, specialty shops, and eclectic dining options, it's a hub of cultural activities and entertainment. Highlighted by the iconic Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the historic Byrd Theater, the district is situated along Cary Street, easily accessible from Interstates 64 and 95.

What You Will Love About Carytown Museum District, Richmond, Virginia

  • The rich cultural experiences from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Byrd Theater.
  • Exploring the array of unique shops and dining options that gives Carytown its varied, eclectic vibe.
  • The walkable, historic neighborhood that is filled with charming architecture and mature trees.
  • The lively street festivals and community events that are held regularly throughout the year.

What's Nearby

The Carytown Museum District is conveniently adjacent to the Fan District and Scott's Addition, two other popular neighborhoods in Richmond. It's also a short drive or bike ride from Downtown Richmond, the James River, and the Virginia Commonwealth University. The scenic Maymont Park and Richmond Zoo are also nearby, providing outdoor recreational opportunities.


The lifestyle in the Carytown Museum District is a vibrant mix of arts, culture, and community. Residents and visitors enjoy a range of activities, from exploring the museums and galleries, to dining in local restaurants, and participating in yearly street festivals. The neighborhood's walkability and proximity to both urban and natural amenities make it an appealing choice for both young professionals and families.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 285 restaurants, 40 grocery stores, and 29 parks within a mile of the Carytown - Museum District neighborhood.

    The Brunch Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1213 Summit Ave


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    927 Myers St

    Cleveland Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    801 N Cleveland St

    Stella’s Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    3351 Moore St

    Patterson Mini-Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.4 miles

    3100 Patterson Ave

    Kramer's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    406 N Cleveland St

Carytown Museum District Apartments and Rentals

219 Rental properties in Carytown Museum District, Richmond, VA.

  • The Foundry property


    The Foundry

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    624–1139 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1727 W Main St Unit B property


    1727 W Main St Unit B

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1194 Sqft

  • 801 W Leigh St property


    801 W Leigh St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

  • 1818 Park Ave #2 property


    1818 Park Ave #2

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1558 Sqft

  • 2110 Floyd Ave #1 property


    2110 Floyd Ave #1

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1358 Sqft

  • 113 N Stafford Ave #A property


    113 N Stafford Ave #A

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    800 Sqft

Cost of Living

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Carytown Museum District Transportation

walk bike and transit

Vintage Boxing Club


1202 N Arthur Ashe Blvd

Crossley & Coleman Group


3600 W Broad St

Estes Express


1501 N Hamilton St


Carytown Museum District Schools

Neighborhoods Around Carytown Museum District

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
The FanNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
DowntownNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,299
CarytownNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
The Museum DistrictNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Shockoe BottomNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,195
Scott's AdditionNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Jackson WardNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,025
Monument AvenueNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
NorthsideNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,336--
East EndNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,195
Old SouthNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,173
Church HillNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$2,100--
VCUNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
West Grace StreetNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Near West EndNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
CarverNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Monroe WardNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,159
Broad StreetNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
City CenterNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,299
Chamberlayne Industrial CenterNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,336--
Shockoe ValleyNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Old Town ManchesterNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia$1,095
SwansboroNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Church Hill NorthNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Upper Shockoe ValleyNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
BlackwellNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
Union HillNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----
FairmountNeighborhood in Richmond, Virginia----