Art, science and history come alive at exciting museums around the Roanoke Valley. Some museums feature hands-on, interactive displays for kids of all ages. Others feature rotating gallery exhibits available for a limited time. Art lovers should allow plenty of time to explore the spectacular new Taubman Museum of Art in downtown Roanoke. History lovers will enjoy the History Museum of Western Virginia followed by visits to history museums in Salem, Fincastle and other towns across the valley.