Roanoke VA Area Attractions

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O. Winston Link Museum | Google Maps

Experience America's steam locomotive era through O. Winston Link's acclaimed photography of 1950's life along the Norfolk and Western Railway. Galleries are in the restored N&W Passenger Station, designed by Raymond Loewy. Featuring interactive exhibits and train viewing areas.

Taubman Museum of Art | Google Maps

At the heart of downtown Roanoke, the new 81,000 square foot Taubman Museum of Art proves an arresting landmark for visitors. As Roanoke's most contemporary structure, it provides an analog for the city's evolution from industrial and manufacturing town to technology-driven city.



Roanoke Civic Center | Google Maps

Roanoke Civic Center is a 9,828-seat multi-purpose arena located in the Williamson Road neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia. It was built in 1971. It was the former home to the Roanoke Dazzle basketball team, the ABA Virginia Squires, as well as the Roanoke Express and Roanoke Valley Vipers ice hockey teams. Currently, it is the home of the Virginia Tech men's ice hockey team and city school events.  Adjacent are a 14,396-square-foot (1,337.4 m2) exhibit hall with 10,000 square feet (930 m2) of column-free space, and a 2,440-seat theatre that can be used for concerts, Broadway shows, the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and other special events.


Jefferson Center | Google Maps

Enjoy year-round performances in the restored and renovated 1920s Shaftman Performance Hall. Performances include an eclectic mix of classical and contemporary stage shows, comedy performances, symphonies, and concerts.