There are so many fun things to do in the Roanoke area that you might have a hard time deciding among them. But who says you have to? Check out these family-friendly attractions at your leisure and enjoy some of the best aspects of Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
Mill Mountain Zoo
Enjoy a walk on the wild side at Mill Mountain Zoo, located at Mill Mountain Spur, Roanoke, VA 24014. Like any zoo worth its salt, this one features a huge variety of bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian species, all of them housed in authentic habitats. The Mill Mountain Zoo works to promote public appreciation of animal habitat preservation and conservation efforts. Special events and activities throughout the year make this a great place to visit anytime. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children 3 to 11, and free for children ages 2 and under. Seniors 55 and up as well as military with valid ID receive discounted admission.
Roanoke Pinball Museum
A fun and interactive venue celebrating the history and science of the classic game, the Roanoke Pinball Museum is located at 1 Market Square, SE, 2nd Floor, Roanoke, VA 24011. Come play, discuss, and learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pinball (and some things you never thought to wonder). Admission includes unlimited play for a full day (come and go as you wish) and costs $12.50 for ages 11 and up and $9 for ages 10 and under with a paying adult. Kids under 2 get in free.
Virginia Museum of Transportation
Located at 303 Norfolk Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, the Virginia Museum of Transportation welcomes visitors to learn about Virginia’s transportation history, particularly the rich railway heritage of Roanoke. Collections include rail, road, air, and watercraft, and various exhibits provide an intriguing glimpse into the evolution of transportation in the state. Explore air and space transportation, a maritime gallery, a photographic display of historic Main Street, an automotive collection, and much more.
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