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“Very cool pictures” 4 of 5 stars
Review of O. Winston Link Museum

O. Winston Link Museum
101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
540-982-5465
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Ranked #2 of 28 Attractions in Roanoke
Type: Specialty Museums
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N. Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Very cool pictures”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The museum shares space with the Roanoke Visitors Center and that is what drew us in. It was a great bonus to see the wonderful pictures in the Link Museum. It also has some very cool train models including a huge working steam locomotive.

Visited June 2014
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“GREAT SHOWPIECE OF THE GREAT MAN'S WORK”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Have wanted to visit for many a year and finally had the opportiunity, well worth the wait and highly recommended, learnt a lot about the OWL's work, recommend the joint ticket with nearby Virginia Museum of Transportaiton. One or two concerns; half way though serving me the receptionist suddenly broke off and took a call on her personal phone leaving my party just hanging around, also perhaps the gift shop could have more Winston Link themed goods. Nevertheless the museum is an essential for railfans and those with a passion for photography,please visit if you can and enjoy!

Visited May 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Photographs and Trains”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you like old photos, and \ or steam trains than this stop is worth a trip. Find a central parking location and you can save a bit of hassle walking to the various downtown activities.

Visited June 2014
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Appomattox, Virginia
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“Stuffy, but ifn you enjoy old trains OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Nice facility, Dedicated to Norfolk and Western railroad (before becoming N&S). a once experience for a train lover. Not much else to commend it.

Visited June 2014
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Roanoke, Va
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“Link Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A must see for the railroad enthusiast. Fantastic railroad photos that give great historical reference to railroads of the past.

Visited December 2013
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