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Address: 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: 15403425760
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Art for Free

Interesting museum with changing exhibits. My wife and I have visited several times since moving to Roanoke and have always enjoyed ourselves. We especially enjoyed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is a must-do in Roanoke. The galleries are set up to tell a story. The fact the the museum is free is absolutely amazing. Don't forget to see the Judith Leiber collection!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Taubman Museum of Art itself is an architectural masterpiece - best appreciated from another taller building like Center in the Square's rooftop! So unique and creative - how the building captures the features of our valley - both the mountains and the train engine angles! The American Art exhibits are tributes to the artists AND the generous donors to... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Interesting museum with changing exhibits. My wife and I have visited several times since moving to Roanoke and have always enjoyed ourselves. We especially enjoyed the wonderful civil rights photography exhibit we viewed a couple months ago but each trip has been rewarding. The building itself is quite controversial as many locals feel that it's design doesn't fit in with... More 

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Monroe, New York
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife & I stopped here while passing through Roanoke. The museum has free admission, all we had to pay for was $4 for parking across the street. I just don't think they utilize the space very well here. There wasn't much downstairs other then a small gift shop which wasn't really organized & a children's workshop that looked pretty... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Taubman Museum of Art

Address: 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone Number: 15403425760
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 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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