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Taubman Museum of Art

Address: 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: 540.342.5760
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Ranked #9 of 20 Attractions in Roanoke
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Decent presentation of individual artists, but limited in a general sense, such as a big name artist, two paintings. Would have liked to see more, but it's a start. In all, I saw a lot of space dedicated to auditorium and additional ticket exhibits and not enough general admission attractions.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This was a simple museum; sleek design with about 10 showrooms. There were a few varieties of art, some sculptures, and a unique assortment of art. A very well done museum and nice art for free. I did not pay for the exhibition, because it was only 2 rooms big. I am a big fan of art, but it was... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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246 reviews 246 reviews
54 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We are big fans of innovation and architecture; this museum's exterior scores well on our scale. We are also big fans of a bargain; free admission for first class and local art is hard to beat. However, we really have not found enough art to hold our interest for much more than an hour, or for more often that once... More 

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Salem, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

While the building is quite large, it holds very little actual art. Once you have been there once, there is little reason to return. They should have spent the cost of the building on getting more art.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It is a small museum, with some interesting exhibits. I like the modern art display in the center of the museum and spend a bit of time in a small area off the second floor that was a library/resource area. It had interesting videos showing related to the major exhibit going on. The building itself is very interesting. I ate... More 

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Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

you went to this museum few times I like it but the problem is that the location and they did not have much to show at hat time when I went but it was good

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautiful architecture and exhibits were far more than expected from a town the size of Roanoke. It really is a city that surprises you. Dont mean to sound like a snob, but my first thought of what Roanoke would be like and what it really is has changed. The museum contained far more exhibits than what I would have expected.... More 

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Boones Mill, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Nothing here to see except nicely designed building. Even free admission doesn't count. I see the building as a beautiful waiting room for Amtrak with an escalator to the tracks when train is "ready to roll".

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Silver Spring, MD
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Spoiled by living in DC with access to many an art museum, and having visited those in NYC, I had modest expectations for the Taubman. That's not to sound snobby-quite the opposite--I'm really not a serious museum goer and therefore felt like I'd probably seen all that might interest me in the other "big" places. Beautiful building -- with exceptional... More 

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Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A lovely way to spend an hour with your grandchildren is in the Taubman's Art Adventure area on the 1st floor. My two year old grandson had a wonderful time playing with the puppets in the stage area and was enthralled when some kids decided to put on a show. He sat "backstage" (key word here is sat) and watched... More 

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