We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Center in the Square

1 Market Sq SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1429
+1 540-342-5700
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great!!!

I absolutely love markets so this was right up my alley. They have 2 blocks of vendors with shops... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MsNicholeP
,
Hamptons, New York
via mobile
Quaint shops, lots of restaurants

Is was our "go to" meeting place. Plenty of restaurants and shops, a good way to spend an afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cathy G
,
Fort Myers, Florida
Read all 158 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Adjacent to Market Square and the City Market, Center in the Square provides a home to four cultural arts and science non-profit organizations in our signature building in downtown Roanoke: Roanoke Pinball Museum, Harrison Museum of African American Culture, History Museum of Western Virginia, Science Museum of Western Virginia, and Mill Mountain Theatre. Visit our website or call for individual museum admission pricing. Mill Mountain Theatre and Children's Theatre of Roanoke tickets are available through our full-service box office. Come inside to enjoy our aquariums in the atrium and green rooftop without charge. Building Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, and Sunday 1 - 5 pm. [Note: Roanoke Pinball Museum is closed Mondays. History Museum is closed on Mondays October through April.]
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
1 Market Sq SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1429
CONTACT
Website
+1 540-342-5700
Write a Review
Reviews (158)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love markets so this was right up my alley. They have 2 blocks of vendors with shops that sell soaps, fruits, veggies, and unique items. I didn't visit any of the actual block shops and stores but this was a quaint place/ location....More

Thank MsNicholeP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is was our "go to" meeting place. Plenty of restaurants and shops, a good way to spend an afternoon or evening.

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good way to spend the afternoon in Roanoke...Lots of unique boutiques with great finds! Plenty of good restaurants in the square with several different kinds of food, so there's something for everyone! Parking is plentiful if you don't mind paying for it! Otherwise , it's...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful facility housing multiple organizations from the Science Museum to Mill Mountain Theatre. Perfect for all ages. Wonderful aquarium in the lobby. New Children's Museum coming soon too. You must go on the rooftop!!

Thank JoeyCB
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Stopped on our way to Harrisonburg from Tennessee to stretch our legs and have a walk. We had no problem finding a parking space near the farmer's market. We enjoyed the aquariums, roof top patio views, the fish pond and would have loved to have...More

Thank judy177
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The Mill Mountain Theatre and the fish tank, butterfly museum, farmers market, good bbq, mexican, cuban food- easy parking and easy walking- what more could you want?

Thank Travelinglizarded
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Here for an evening reception. Views from the upper deck were beautiful. Many fun activities available across several floors (ex: a cool pinball room that is huge & was enjoyed by the adults). Great venue for cocktail reception - we had a fairly large group...More

Thank tshire
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The parking downtown stinks the prices to park are outrageous. Also there isn't enough non commercial parking available on the streets and when you actually get a spot on the street the parking guy that marks your tires actually comes around sooner then the full...More

Thank Alyssa N
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Roanoke was much bigger then I thought that it would be. We had more to do then we had time to do it in. Would go back again. Had great weather while we where there.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Center in the Square is the central feature of downtown Roanoke. Surrounded by nifty bars and restaurants and shops, Center in the Square is a spot not to be missed next time you visit Roanoke. Be sure to check inside the market as well as...More

Thank eluper
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Cedars Lebanese Restaurant
441 reviews
.12 km away
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint
202 reviews
.04 km away
Scrambled
125 reviews
.09 km away
Metro!
197 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Virginia Museum of Transportation
506 reviews
.60 km away
O. Winston Link Museum
230 reviews
.28 km away
Taubman Museum of Art
301 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Center in the Square staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit