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Art Museum of Western Virginia

1 Market Square, Center in the Square, Roanoke, VA 24011
540-342-5760
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Ranked #15 of 28 attractions in Roanoke
Type: Art Museums
Owner description: Spend the day browsing through the wonderful American art of the 19th and 20th centuries, including paintings by Asher B. Durand, T. Worthington... more » Owner description: Spend the day browsing through the wonderful American art of the 19th and 20th centuries, including paintings by Asher B. Durand, T. Worthington Whittredge and Winslow Homer, at this prestigious museum. « less
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Hollins, Virginia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
17 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The name changed a few years ago - look for the new listing for the "Taubman Museum of Art". I'm surprised that this list is still active on TripAdvisor.

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Roanoke, Va
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Addmission is free! Great place to take family especially young children. They have a special area for them to do creative activities. Not to be missed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

The Taubman Museum of Art (no longer the name listed) is great. The exhibits are nice and admission is free. The space for children is wonderful! The architecture, though does not fit the surroundings of Roanoke, is fantastic once inside. So much natural light! I will be back!!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Don't waste your money or your time. Boring. The only thing that would have made this dump workable and profitable would have been an IMAX theater. Unfortunately, the geniuses who built this thought 3-D would never make it. Now they're begging for support.

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Sawyer Michigan
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169 reviews 169 reviews
57 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Nice place but needs more exhibits. Big building with not much to see.

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ROANOKE VA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2007

Great little museum. Nice collection for such a regional museum. New art museum is under construction, it will surpass even the collection. Nice side trip if in Roanoke.

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