Science Museum of Western Virginia

1 Market Sq. S.E.
Roanoke, VA 24011- Map It
(540) 342-5710

AAA Editor Notes

Science Museum of Western Virginia is off I-581 downtown at 1 Market Sq. S.E. in Center in the Square. Interactive galleries, such as Healthy Bodies, Healthy Earth and How it Works, explore the wonders of science. Live animal exhibits include Butterfly Garden & Bug Zoo and the Living River & Touch Tank. The Bubble is a multisensory play area for preschoolers. Traveling exhibits also are offered.
Museum $15; $13.50 (ages 6-17, ages 60+ and students and military with ID); $7.50 (ages 3-5). Butterfly Garden & Bug Zoo only $7.60; free (ages 0-2). Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5 (also Mon. 10-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day), Sun. 1-5. Closed major holidays.