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Berglund Center

710 Williamson Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24016-2000
+1 540-853-2241
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Worst planned attraction ever

Someone bought out the supplies from a couple of museums that had dinosaur exhibits and created a... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Chris O
Not worth the high price

We went in 2016, spent around $100 for the hour, and felt it was a waste of money. There were not... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Christopher B
Roanoke, Virginia
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Western Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and cultural complex, the center plays host to popular Broadway shows as well as big name music concerts.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“hockey game” (3 reviews)
“craft shows” (3 reviews)
“event center” (2 reviews)
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710 Williamson Rd NE, Roanoke, VA 24016-2000
+1 540-853-2241
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Someone bought out the supplies from a couple of museums that had dinosaur exhibits and created a huckster's traveling medicine show with them. Yes there are some animatronic dinosaurs and some other non-moving ones. You're paying over $20 to go in and see what amounts...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went in 2016, spent around $100 for the hour, and felt it was a waste of money. There were not many dinosaurs and few events. We waited in a crowd for the "pet the baby dinosaur" event, which ended up being a guy with...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Spur of the moment trip to Roanoke. We had no idea that Roanoke had such a nice event center. They have a great hockey game and there was a charity ice hockey game between local police and firefighters, so we decided to check it out....More

Thank Debby M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Berglund Center now has new seats and a new scoreboard and looks great. Hard to believe the building is 45 years old. Great place to watch a hockey game. Sound system could be better and I believe that is on tap for next year....More

Thank Hokiechip
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Finding out at the last minute about Bob Dylan playing at the Berglund Center while on a girls weekend near Charlottesville, we got tickets to go. When we got to the parking lot we were asked for a parking pass-it was news to us. We...More

Thank Lspdoll
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were in Roanoke for the Arts and Crafts Show and truly enjoyed the personality of this venue. We will return to Roanoke in the future to enjoy the Berglund Center again.

Thank DWill48
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Small venue for concerts which makes it fan friendly. Concessions are good and there are numerous places to purchase food and drinks. Wine and beer are served and prices are reasonable. Getting out of the parking lot takes time so if you are far from...More

Thank tazman1969
Reviewed 22 September 2016

For years, I always knew this venue as the Roanoke Civic Center. Now, it is the Berglund Center. I have been to many concerts, plays, Methodist conferences, Miss Virginia Pageants, and sporting events at the Center. The seats are great - there isn't a bad...More

1  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Since its transition to the Berglund Center, I do see improvements happening here gradually. Seating is updated, things seems cleaner than in the past. The Center is getting a good variety of entertainment and crowd drawing events, from concerts to conventions and gun or craft...More

Thank TheGoodiesofRke
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We have a convention every year July 4th weekend. New seating! Staff was pleasant as always. Made our weekend even better!

Thank Kelleylt
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