UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three

Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >

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Roanoke Museums

Museums in Virginia's Blue Ridge

The museums in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge make for an entertaining and educational sightseeing experience for any visitor.

You can check out the state of Virginia's Official Museum of Transportation, which highlights the region's rich and unique rail heritage along with other instrumental transportation facets of Virginia's history, and learn more about the impact of the railroad on Virginia's Blue Ridge while seeing some stunning rail photography.

You can be mesmerized by the striking architecture and exhibits of the local art museums.

Plan a Blue Ridge Day around amazing experiences centered on pinball, history, science, a children's museum, and African American heritage at Center in the Square - an amazing arts & culture center in Downtown Roanoke.

From contemporary art to rail history, African American culture, music, folklife, and interactive science exhibits, the museums in the Roanoke Valley have something for everyone.

Roanoke Valley Spotlight