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“A Dab of Virginia History” 2 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
+1 540-342-5770
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Ranked #36 of 64 things to do in Roanoke
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Owner description: The History Museum of Western Virginia exists to promote an interest in the broad spectrum of history with emphasis on that of southwestern Virginia; to collect, preserve, interpret, and make available materials relating to that history; to sponsor research and publication in the field of regional history; and to provide educational services to people and institutions throughout southwestern Virginia.
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“A Dab of Virginia History”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 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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