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If you’re looking for a family-friendly museum near Smith Mountain Lake that’s full of beautiful art and fun activities, then look no further than The Taubman Museum of Art! This is definitely one of our favorite museums in Roanoke and is the perfect way to spend a day in the downtown area of the city. If you plan on attending an event or taking a day trip to explore Roanoke, definitely put this great museum on your itinerary.

Are you looking for more great educational sites to visit, like The Taubman Museum of Art? Then download our free Vacation Guide! We’ve listed great historic places to visit, like the Booker T. Washington National Monument. You’ll also find out our favorite spots for hiking near Smith Mountain Lake and some great places for jet ski rentals. Before you know it, your Smith Mountain Lake stay has been planned, thanks to our Vacation Guide!

Visit The Taubman Museum of Art

When you visit The Taubman Museum of Art, the first thing you’ll notice is just how beautiful the building is. It was designed by Randall Stout, a famous architect, and is meant to reflect the naturalistic elements of the region. The museum is centrally located in downtown Roanoke, perfect for any visitors who would like to visit some of Roanoke’s fantastic restaurants after their trip to the museum.

The Taubman Museum of Art is open from Wednesday to Sunday and admission is completely free!

Attend an Event or Program at The Taubman Museum of Art

Before you head to the museum, check the calendar or program schedule so you don’t miss any great events! Some of the events are kid-centered, aimed to introduce children to art. Other events include yoga or art lessons. These typically require registration. For couples or friends traveling together, there are some great 21 and older events. Check out Wine + Dine or the Bourbon + Bacon events. They host an annual international wine festival at the museum, which takes place in January!

While you check the museum’s calendar, you can get a sneak peak of the collections and exhibitions that you’ll see during your museum visit. You’ll find just about every type of art in the museum, from folk to contemporary to classic American.

Stay with Premier Vacation Rentals

After you’ve explored The Taubman Museum of Art, return to a gorgeous rental property from Premier Vacation Rentals. With our wide selection of homes, you’re sure to find the perfect property to suit your needs. Whether you’re traveling with a group of friends, your family, or just with your significant other, you’ll find just what you’ll need to have a great stay on Smith Mountain Lake!

Consider staying in Lakeside Dream House, a beautiful house nestled in the shores of Smith Mountain Lake. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home has everything you required for a fun week away! From a game room with a pool table to the fire pit perfect for roasting marshmallows, you’ll never have to search for something fun while staying here!

Take a look at the rest of our rentals and book today! We look forward to having you.