Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia: A guide to the new art museum from The Roanoke Times and roanoke.com

Taubman unveiled: More than 10,000 visitors mused over modern and basked in baroque at Roanoke's newest star, the Taubman Museum, on Saturday.

The Taubman Museum of Art opened to the public Saturday with a day of music, ballet, inspiring words by Gov. Tim Kaine and other dignitaries and at least 10,000 visitors.

A day Roanoke had anticipated for months, if not years, came off with few major problems, while the $66 million building by Los Angeles architect Randall Stout garnered mostly rave reviews.

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Museum Hours of Operation:

Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday-Saturday: 10am - 5pm Thursday: 10am - 7pm Sunday: Noon - 5pm

The museum is closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Open until 2pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

In the event of inclement weather, there is the possibility that the museum will be closed. Please call the museum’s main line at 540.342.5760 after 8 am for information.

Additional information

If you would like to reserve the museum for a party or to arrange a tour please point your browser to:taubmanmuseum.org or call the museum at (540)342-5760 or To schedule a tour: Contact Karen Jones, Director of Volunteers 540.204.4120 or tours@taubmanmuseum.org

Admission fees

General: $8.50 Seniors: $7.50 Students: $6.50 Children 5-12: $4.50 Children 4 and under: Free Groups (10 or more) with museum tour guide: $7.50 per person Groups (10 or more) without museum tour guide: $7 per person


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