Roanoke, Virginia

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Roanoke, Virginia, USA

Attractions in Roanoke, Virginia


  • Roanoke Star/Overlook 540-342-6025
    Located at J.P. Fishburne Parkway & Prospect Road
    Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, this progressive, spirited "Star City of the South" is visible from just about every part of Roanoke. The star was erected... more info

  • Virginia's Explore Park 540-427-1800
    3900 Rutrough Rd SE, Roanoke, VA 24014
    Located at Milepost 115 in Blue Ridge Parkway
    While enjoying a leisurely stroll through the forest, experience first hand through costumed interpretation the life of the 1671 Native American, the rugged existence of... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Booker T. Washington National Monument 540-721-2094
    12130 Booker T. Washington Highway, Hardy, VA 24101
    This monument honors the life and legacy of African-American leader Booker T. Washington, who rose to prominence as an educator, orator, and founder of the Tuskegee... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Museum of Western Virginia 540-342-5760
    One Market Square, Roanoke, VA 24011
    Discover visually stunning exhibitions, creative programs, and an engaging interactive center for all ages while at this museum that also features a permanent collection... more info  map

  • Center in the Square 540-342-5700
    One Market Square, Roanoke, VA 24011
    This beautifully restored, early 20th century furniture warehouse provides free space for seven independent cultural organizations: the Art Museum of Western Virginia,... more info  map

  • Harrison Museum of African American Culture 540-345-4818
    523 Harrison Avenue Northwest, Roanoke, VA 24016
    Occupying the first floor of the former Harrison School, the first public high school for African American students in Southwest Virginia, which was built in 1916 and is... more info  map

  • History Museum of Western Virginia 540-342-5770
    One Market Square third floor, Roanoke, VA 24011
    Founded in 1957, this museum contains permanent exhibits of artifacts, documents, and other memorabilia that tell the story of Western Virginia from prehistory to modern... more info  map

  • O. Winston Link Museum 540-982-5465
    101 Shenandoah Avenue Northeast, Roanoke, VA 24016
    The largest collection of O. Winston Link's original prints in the world can be found at this museum that also contains an extensive display of N&W Railway artifacts,... more info  map

  • Taubman Museum of Art 540-342-5760
    110 Salem Avenue Southeast, Roanoke, VA 24011
    The Taubman Museum of Art has more than 2,000 pieces in its collection, including the 10-foot sculpture "Art World" by James Harold Jennings, inch-and-a-half square... more info  map

  • Virginia Museum of Transportation 540-342-5670
    303 Norfolk Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24016
    Home to the largest collection of locomotives in the Southeast, this museum is located within the historic N&W Freight Station and it features over 40 pieces of rolling... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Mill Mountain Zoo 540-343-3241
    P.O. Box 13484, Roanoke, VA 24034
    Situated on top of Roanoke`s Mill Mountain, this zoo exhibits over 55 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles, such as a Siberian Tiger, Snow Leopards, Red Pandas,... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Science Museum of Western Virginia 540-342-5710
    One Market Square, Roanoke, VA 24011
    You will find seven permanent galleries, 30,000 square feet of interactive science exhibits, the 120 seat Hopkins Planetarium and giant screen films in the MegaDome... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Endeavor Ballooning 540-992-0359
    Enjoy scenic balloon rides in Roanoke County and Botetourt County balloon rides with this company that provides 45 minute to an hour and 15 minute balloon rides with... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • AmRhein Wine Cellars 540-929-4632
    9243 Patterson Drive, Roanoke, VA 24059
    Located in Bent Mountain
    Specializing in German style wines, this fine winery offers 100% estate grown grapes and bottled wines. Taste their unique varieties of Cabernet Franc, Chambourein,... more info  map


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