Military Appreciation Day

  • Dates: November 9, 2019
  • Times: Museum opens at 10am; Military Appreciation 12pm - 5pm
  • Admission: Military and Museum Members: Free
  • Virginia Museum of Transportation
    303 Norfolk Avenue SW
    Roanoke, VA 24016
  • Phone: (540) 342-5670
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Honoring the Brave: Military Appreciation Day

Join us on Saturday, November 9, for Military Appreciation Day from noon to 5 pm. (The Museum opens at 10 am.)

Veterans, active duty military, and Museum Members enjoy free admission.


• Train rides operated by the Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society ($3 per person with admission. Veterans and active duty military ride for free)
• Free "poppy" cookies from Corbin's Confections for the first 250 veterans and active duty military
• Cactus Joe Train
• Roanoke Valley International Plastic Modelers' Society
• Display of military vehicles and World War II military uniforms
• USAF Thunderbirds F-4 Nose section for take-your-own photograph. Courtesy of Ben Gimbert. (Until 3 pm.)
• Red Cross' Operation Gratitude letter writing and card making station for deployed military.
• Photo Booth
• Crafts, games and activities for kids

Military Appreciation Day is generously sponsored by Scott Insurance

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Military Appreciation Day
  • 303 Norfolk Avenue SW
  • Roanoke, VA 24016
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  • Virginia Museum of Transportation
  • Military and Museum Members: Free