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“Very Nice”

Center in the Square
Ranked #7 of 68 things to do in Roanoke
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Adjacent to Market Square and the City Market, Center in the Square provides a home to four cultural arts and science non-profit organizations in our signature building in downtown Roanoke: Roanoke Pinball Museum, Harrison Museum of African American Culture, History Museum of Western Virginia, Science Museum of Western Virginia, and Mill Mountain Theatre. Visit our website or call for individual museum admission pricing. Mill Mountain Theatre and Children's Theatre of Roanoke tickets are available through our full-service box office. Come inside to enjoy our aquariums in the atrium and green rooftop without charge. Building Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, and Sunday 1 - 5 pm. [Note: Roanoke Pinball Museum is closed Mondays. History Museum is closed on Mondays October through April.]
Huntsville, Alabama
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very Nice”
Reviewed December 21, 2011

Great place to be at Christmas time!!! We walked the Square on Friday night and enjoyed the festivities!!!!

Visited December 2011
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Doswell, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Small town fun, medium town feel”
Reviewed December 5, 2011

You must visit Center in the Square both in the daytime and at night. There are nice little shops, including a chocolate shop and clothing stores where you can buy unique gifts.

At night, there are bars, restaurants and a club with two DJs and dance rooms. Have fun, relax and enjoy yourself!

Visited June 2011
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Potomac Falls, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“202 Market”
Reviewed November 7, 2011

Enjoyed a fantastic dinner at this hip/modern restaurant. Great food and excellent service!

Visited November 2011
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Tampa, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great location for most of Roanoke”
Reviewed October 18, 2011

Just park there and take in the sights, sounds and smells. The open air market had great looking produce and the numerous restaurants around there were all within walking distance. There are some interesting shops nearby and plenty to do in terms of arts and culture.

Visited October 2011
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Sawyer Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
309 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Dirty and getting run down. So sad.”
Reviewed October 13, 2011

Could be a really cool place but seems to getting run down. Saw a concert in the square which was ok but the place just seemed to be dirty and disorganized.

Visited August 2011
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Thank John C
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