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“A Monstrosity Looking for a Place to Happen” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Art Museum of Western Virginia

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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
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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.
Roanoke, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“A Monstrosity Looking for a Place to Happen”
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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“Needs more ART”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

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

Visited March 2012
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Little Museum”
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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