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Taubman Museum of Art

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Address: 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: 540.342.5760
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great for modern art but traditionalists will probably be disappointed

The most stunning pieces of traditional art they have are a John Singer Sargent and a Childe Hassam. Most of the work is contemporary, which I am not a fan of. I did enjoy the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Christine S
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The most stunning pieces of traditional art they have are a John Singer Sargent and a Childe Hassam. Most of the work is contemporary, which I am not a fan of. I did enjoy the exhibit of Japanese prints they had though. The gift shop is very limited. The building itself is stunning.

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Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I spent a delightful two hours at the museum with my daughter and granddaughter. We found the museum had a diverse collection of art. We especially enjoyed the Judith Leiber collection of crystal encrusted handbags, each one unique and stunning. The design of the building gives an open, airy, inviting feeling that compliments the art.

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Cave Spring, Virginia
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Taubman is a nice art museum with what I thought was a nice variety of art. It is not a large museum, but has many different things to look at while there. If you go to the third floor, there is an outdoor viewing area that provides a great opportunity to take pictures of downtown Roanoke. The second floor... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The building is beautiful before you even go inside. The artwork is diverse and awe-inspiring. It is so interesting to see the various artist's perception of things. Everyone sees things differently, and the museum is a perfect example of this. Plus, did I mention it is FREE!

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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This museum has some great pieces in their collection, but between the bad lighting and the dust everywhere it is not very enjoyable to visit. They have an amazing John Singer Sargent painting and I was beyond excited to look over and see it on the wall. I got closer and was trying to get a good look at her... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The building itself is an eyesore that has as much business downtown as.....an alien spacecraft..glaringly out of place, and I didn't hear any positive reviews from locals, either..

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Penhook, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Taubman’s bold, modern architecture style declares it a work of art itself among the nearby downtown Roanoke buildings. One could parachute into the area and have no doubt which building houses artworks. You enter the museum in a wide, vaulted space with a most interesting curved staircase leading upwards to the expositions; the risers are a light green glass... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This museum looks a little out of place in the middle of Roanoke's 1882 farmer's market and in the shadow of the Hotel Roanoke. It's a little as though an alien space-ship landed in the Victorian era just for fun. And fun it is. Once inside, the people were really friendly and the collection was interesting. Much of the art... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Took my grandkids down to tour the museum. It was free and there is a great kids room. It is airy and light inside. Many beautiful pieces of art there. Great place to spend and afternoon. There are also many classes taught there. A restaurant is on the premises although I have not tried their fare.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I visited during a company conference. The location is one of the most eclectic buildings in the area. The bottom floor housed our reception and was well decorated. The top floor where the artwork is was breathtaking. I enjoyed everything about the museum. It definitely gives you the upscale modern artistic feel with the southern charm.

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Additional Information about Taubman Museum of Art

Address: Address: 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: 540.342.5760
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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