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“When in downtown Roanoke this is the place to go.”

Center in the Square
Ranked #6 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.]
Roanoke, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“When in downtown Roanoke this is the place to go.”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

This is not a specific business but a section of downtown where most the Roanoke's nightlife is. Good collection of restaurants with a lot of diversity. It's clean and safe and parking is usually not too bad.

Visited July 2012
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Peterstown, WV
2 reviews
“great part of downtown”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

unique shops gave us plenty of gift ideas and within walking distance of The Inn on Campbell (great accomodations!)

Visited July 2012
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“quaint and very interesting.”
Reviewed July 4, 2012

the market is very interesting although smaller than we had thought it to be. The surrounding shops are individual and interesting. The place is not too big so you can browse at leisure without being hassled. well worth a visit

Visited June 2012
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Thank 463Diane
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Clifton Forge, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
151 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Open Market”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

The marketplace reminds me of Europe, with lots of veggies on sale.

Visited April 2012
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Thank travlinrn
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Location”
Reviewed June 24, 2012

Civic Center is located near the downtown and same time near the airport. Big shows and events are very well conducted here.

Visited July 2011
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Thank chris p
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