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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 #13 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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Roanoke, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was a wonderful surprise. Free fun and lots to do and entertain children . The staff were so nice and helpful. We will go back. Had no idea it would be so much fun for the children . They loved it!

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Hollins, Virginia
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134 helpful votes 134 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 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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31 helpful votes 31 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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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 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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