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History Museum of Western Virginia

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The History Museum of Western Virginia shares quarters with the O. Winston Link Museum at 101 Shenandoah Ave. History Museum exhibits trace the growth of the Roanoke Valley and beyond, offering a glimpse of how life was lived in southwestern Virginia. Rotating exhibit information can be obtained at the website as can a schedule of upcoming talks and tours. Admission prices offer entrance to both the History and O. Winston Link Museums.

Things to Do
  • Directions: I-81 to Exit 143. Take Route 581 south to Exit 5 (Downtown Exit) and bear to left side of exit ramp. Yield onto Williamson Road. Museum at second right, at corner of Williamson Road and Shenandoah Avenue.
  • Major Access Routes: I-581, US 220, US 460
Things to Do
  • Monday Hours: Closed
  • Tuesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Friday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday Hours: Closed
  • Admission Rates: $6 adults
  • Handicap Accessible: yes
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  • Additional Information: Visit website for information on new exhibits, tours and talks.
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