Combined Birthday Party

Combine the Roanoke Pinball Museum with the Pixel Play exhibit from the Science Museum of Western Virginia for one amazing Birthday Party! 3 hours for...

Predators of the Amazon

New Aquarium Exhibit Opens in Center in the Square Atrium! The Amazon River The Amazon River is the widest river in the world and at...

Roanoke Pinball Museum

The Roanoke Pinball Museum is the newest addition to the Center in the Square family. The Roanoke Pinball Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to...

We Grow Coral

In June of 2014, Center in the Square’s staff was tasked with developing a creative solution that would generate funding to cover the operating costs...

Center in the Square Vision

Center in the Square is a unique home for regional arts & cultural organizations, creating and driving opportunities that enhance education, economic development and quality of life.

Aquariums

Our spectacular 6,000 gallon living coral reef aquarium is the largest aquarium of its type in the Mid-Atlantic Region. It is home to 250 colorful marine fish and 150 live soft and stony corals.

Butterfly Garden

Center in the Square has a full service box office open Monday – Sunday. Tickets to the resident museums, Harrison Museum of African American Culture, the History Museum of Western Virginia, and the Science Museum of Western Virginia, can be purchased at the Box Office.

Education

We serve K–12 classes through guided tours, customized educational programming, professional training opportunities, and curriculum resources for teachers.

Roanoke Pinball Museum

The Roanoke Pinball Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to the science & history of pinball. Our mission is to cultivate curiosity in science, art and history through pinball while preserving & honoring its role in American culture

Museums

Three Museums are housed in Center in the Square: Science Museum of Western Virginia, History Museum of Western Virginia & the Historical Society of Western Virginia and the Harrison Museum of African American Culture.

Performances

Throughout the year, Center’s partner organizations produce an array of brilliant live performances. Center itself houses the Trinkle Main Stage on Market St. and the Waldron Stage on Church Ave.