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History Museum of Western Virginia

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The History Museum of Western Virginia will close operations at Center in Square on October 1, 2016. The Museum is relocating to a shared space with the O. Winston Link Museum at 101 Shenandoah Ave. For updates about exhibitions please call the O.Winston Link Museum at 540) 982-5465. History Museum's exhibits and research library comprise the largest collection of material in the Roanoke Valley devoted solely to tracing human history. Exhibits offer a glimpse of how life was lived in southwestern Virginia, creating a vivid cultural and educational experience. The permanent exhibit at the History Museum, Migrations at the Crossroads of History, incorporates the best interpretive and technical standards. The exhibit reveals 10,000 years of our region's cultural heritage through artifacts that span the whole human experience from prehistoric times to the present day. With a whole new design, new interactive audiovisual features, games, and more, the History Museum's newly completed exhibit is an exciting experience for the whole family.

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Directions
  • Major Access Routes: I-581, US 220, US 460
  • Directions: The museum is located on the third floor in Center in the Square in Downtown Roanoke. I-581 south, take exit 5 onto Williamson Road/US 220 Business. Continue 1/4 mile and turn right on Campbell Avenue. Center in the Square will be on your left. There is a parking garage just after Center in the Square on the left.
Things to Do
  • Admission Rates: see additional information
  • Additional Information: The History Museum is currently moving to a shared space with the O.Winston Link Museum at 101 Shenandoah Ave. Please contact them about hours and exhibitions available.
Services
  • Sunday Hours: 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Monday Hours: Closed.
  • 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: All
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Fantasyland

Recurring weekly on Saturday until Center in the Square
1 Market Square SE
Roanoke, VA 24011
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Santa Sing-a-long

Recurring weekly on Saturday until Center in the Square
1 Market Square SE
Roanoke, VA 24011
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