Center in the Square

Meeting Facilities 

Center in the Square is a seven-story regional non-profit cultural center providing support for seven cultural and educational organizations. Our spectacular 6,000 gallon living coral reef aquarium is the largest aquarium of its type in the Mid-Atlantic Region. It is home to 250 colorful marine fish and 150 live soft and stony corals. Housed within our signature building known as Center in the Square are four cultural arts and science non-profit organizations: Harrison Museum of African American Culture, History Museum of Western Virginia, Mill Mountain Theatre, and Science Museum of Western Virginia.

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Things to Do
  • Directions: Center in the Square is located in the heart of downtown Roanoke. From I-581 south, take exit 5 onto Williamson Road/US 220 Business. Continue approximately 1/4 mile on Williamson Road and turn right on Campbell Avenue. Center in the Square will be on your left.
Things to Do
  • Admission Rates: Varies
  • Sunday Hours: 1pm - 5:00pm
  • Monday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
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  • Credit Card Types Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes, elevators and restrooms
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Facility Info
  • DescriptionThere are various meeting facilities within Center in the Square including the Atrium, Rooftop, Board Room, and Community Room. Please contact Jenny Roberts for more information, call 540.224.1251 or e-mail
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  • Largest Room8070
  • Total Sq. Ft.12852
  • Reception Capacity500
  • Theatre Capacity0
  • Type of Space Indoor & Outdoor Space
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  • Banquet Capacity220
  • Number of Rooms5
  • Booths0
  • Suites0
  • Classroom Capacity0
  • Sleeping Rooms0
Rooftop Butterfly Deck
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3296
  • Banquet Capacity: 135
  • Reception Capacity: 290
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Rooftop Upper Deck
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3296
  • Reception Capacity: 220
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Advance Auto Parts Atrium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8070
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 500
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Board Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 711
  • Classroom Capacity: 38
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Bridge Walk Community Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 775
  • Banquet Capacity: 48
  • Reception Capacity: 75
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