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Amazing museum

One of only 2 museums in the USA dedicated to a photographer. The other is Ansell Adams. I came to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gliddonfamily
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
interesting place

a hidden gem of a museum, this was very interesting. We decided to visit since it was there and we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeffrey W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of only 2 museums in the USA dedicated to a photographer. The other is Ansell Adams. I came to Roanoke from the UK to visit the museum & was not disappointed. A master artist at work.Wonderful

Thank gliddonfamily
Reviewed 6 days ago

a hidden gem of a museum, this was very interesting. We decided to visit since it was there and we were not disappointed. The history of Roanoke and the trains are well depicted. You can spend as much time as you would like. Nice for...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dedicated to a world famous photographer the O. Winston Link Museum is well worth the admission. My family has donated artifacts to the Va. Transportation Museum in Roanoke and the O. Winston Link Museum is a perfect addition for RR buffs!

Thank bshipp48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I Winston Link had an eye for unique Railroad photos. The museum is small but must not be missed by Railroad buffs.

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like/love trains/railroads or are interested in the history of America then you will enjoy this trip back in time when steam trains were the cutting edge of transportation and the stations public cathedrals. A must see.

Thank Jjmat49022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the 611 steam locomotive is a beauty! Downtown Roanoke is really alive these days. Not too far from the hotel; not within walking distance.

Thank robo2702
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The O Winston Link museum and his passion for the steam railroads of SWVA is a must see item in Roanoke. Focus on the J-611 and the A-1218 mean that in order to truly appreciate O Winston Link's passion you need to visit the Virginia...More

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This museum captures Link's passion for steam photography, as he captured the last days of steam on the N&W. This small but not to be missed museum should be seen BEFORE the Virginia Transportation Museum. When at the Link museum, you must see the 30...More

Thank Cartrek
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Trust me, you will love this museum! It is a destination and a must see in the Star City, Roanoke, Virginia. Closed on Mondays, so plan your trip accordingly. Combine your ticket to include a visit to Roanoke's Virginia Museum of Transportation for a reduced...More

Thank Amelia G
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Beautiful photography work of a time long gone but still fresh in so many memories, a must for every train, Americana, or photography enthusiast. What a nostalgia!

Thank 1984Gastronome
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From the website: Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm Closed Sunday and Monday Admission Fees: Adults $6 Senior (60+)/Military/Students $5.50 Child 3-12 $5 Child up to 3 FREE Members FREE
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