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“Small small small” 3 of 5 stars
Review of History Museum & Historical Society of Western Virginia

History Museum & Historical Society of Western Virginia
Center in the Square, One Market Square, Roanoke, VA 24011
540-342-5770
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Ranked #17 of 28 Attractions in Roanoke
Type: History Museums
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Winston-Salem, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Small small small”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The exhibits were interesting but it was basically just two rooms. Which is fine if you are downtown already. Don't miss it if you are at Center on the Square or are going to the Taubman Museum around the corner.

Visited July 2012
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“A Dab of Virginia History”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2006

This is a tiny museum on one of the floors in The Center on the Square in downtown Roanoke, VA. The museum has a small section showing artifacts of the Indians who once lived in the woodlands of Virginia. There are some small displays on early settlers of Virginia. Then there was a hall of antique dresses from the 1950s back to the early 1800s. There was a BIG display of derby cars, which might interest some people, but I thought it was a big waste of space. This museum should have been free, but it was $3 to get in... for about 7 minutes worth of entertainment.

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