Learning the history of a travel destination is just as exciting as it is educational. And Virginia has a lot of history to enjoy, especially in Roanoke located in southern Virginia. This charming city is popularly known for its beautiful views and its colorfully lighted 100 foot star on the top of Mill Mountain atRoanoke Valley. You can get to Roanoke in a charter bus, and it take about 4 hours from Washington and 3 hours from Richmond.
History Museum of Western Virginia
1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
As part of Roanoke’s Center in the Square, the History Museum of Western Virginia boosts its cultural community with its extensive collection. This museum houses the largest repository of material specially devoted to tracing human history of Western Virginia. Charter bus visitors can view more than 6,000 three dimensional objects, 1,300 books, 8,000 photographs, 8,000 documents, and hundreds of maps, slides, postcards and textiles that make up the collection of the History Museum of Western Virginia.
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