Museums

Adaland National Historic Landmark, Barbour County, Monongahela Valley Region
Historic Adaland Museum

Museums in West Virginia are far more numerous than many visitors to the Mountain State might think, but when one considers its history, the plethora of West Virginia museums might not seem so surprising.

Our growing guide to museums includes galleries, historic properties, and museums of art and natural history.

Adaland Mansion
324 Mansion Drive
Phillipi, WV 26416
304-457-2415
Historic House

African-American Heritage Family Museum
HC 67 Box 58A
Ansted, WV 25812
304-719-5809
African American History

Alderson Artisans Gallery
1401 E. Riverview Avenue
Alderson, WV 24910
304-445-7952
Art Gallery

Alexander Campbell Mansion
31 E. Campus Drive
Bethany, WV 26032
615-327-1444
Historic House

Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum
3576 Webster Pike
Grafton, WV 26354
304-265-5549
Historic House

Annex Gallery
226 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301
304-342-1461
Art Gallery

Ansted Culture and Heritage Museum
110 Main Street
Ansted, WV 25812
304-658-5901
Regional History

Antioch Baptist Church Museum
Rt 60
Ansted, WV 25812
304-658-1667
Regional History

Appalachian Forest Heritage Area
1 S. Railroad Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
304-636-6182
History

Arabia’s Art Gallery
2426 Charleston Road
Spencer, WV 25276
304-927-3011
Art Gallery

Art Museum of WVU
2 Fine Arts Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-293-2141
Art Gallery

The Art Store
1013 Bridge Road
Charleston, WV 25314
304-345-1038
Art Gallery

Arthurdale
Q Road and A Road
Arthurdale, WV 26520
304-864-3959
History Museum

The Arts & Thoughts Studio
3818 Teays Valley Road
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-760-8714
Art Gallery

The Arts Centre
300 King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
304-263-0224
Art Gallery

Avampato Discovery Museum
1 Clay Square
Charleston, WV 25301
304-561-3500
Science Museum

Babcock State Park
486 Babcock Road
Clifftop, WV 25831
304-438-3004
Historic Mill

B & O Museum of Wheeling
16th & Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Railroad History

Barbour County
13 Museum Street
Phillipi, WV 25416
304-457-4846
Regional History

Beauchamp-Newman Museum
29 Beauchamp Drive
Elizabeth, WV 26143
304-275-3569
Regional History

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
513 Ewart Avenue
Beckley, WV 25801
304-256-1747
Mining History

Belle Boyd House
126 E. Race Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
304-267-4713
Regional History

Berkeley County Historical Society
136 E. Race Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
304-267-4713
Regional History

Berkeley Springs State Park
2 S. Washington Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-2711
Regional History

Beverly Heritage Center
4 Court Street
Beverly, WV 26253
304-637-7424
Regional History

Bice-Ferguson Memorial Museum
400 Pike Street
Shinnston, WV 26431
304-203-8917
Regional History

Birke Art Gallery
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25703
304-696-2296
Art Gallery

Bituminous Coal Heritage Foundation Museum
347 Main Street
Madison, WV 25130
304-369-5180
Mining History

Blenko Glass Visitor Center and Museum
9 Bill Blenko Drive
Milton, WV 25541
Decorative Arts

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park
137 Juliana Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
304-420-4800
Regional History

Brooke County Historical Museum
704 Charles Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
304-737-4060
Regional History

Bulltown Historic Area
1 Burnsville Lake Road
Burnsville, WV 26335
304-452-8170
Military History

Caboose Museum
Mullens, WV 25882
Regional History

Camp Washington-Carver
HC 35 Box 5
Clifftop, WV 25831
304-438-3005
African American and Regional History

Campbell-Flannagan Murrell House Museum
422 Summers Street
Hinton, WV 25951
304-445-5769
Historic House

Canyon Rim Visitor’s Center
162 Visitor Center Road
Lansing, WV 25862
304-574-2115
Regional History

Capon Bridge Museum
3005 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711
304-856-3777
Regional History

Carnegie Hall
611 Church Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-7917
Art Gallery

Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park & Patterson House Museum
1194 Carnifex Ferry Crossing
Summersville, WV 26651
304-872-0825
Historic House

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
242 Main Street
Cass, WV 24927
304-456-4300
Railroad History

Cedar Creek State Park
Co Route 17
Glenville, WV 26351
304-462-7158
Historic School

Central West Virginia Genealogy and History Library and Museum
45 Abbotts Run
Horner, WV 26372
304-269-7091
History

Ceredo Museum
601 Main Street
Ceredo, WV 25507
304-453-3025
Regional History

Chief Logan State Park
376 Little Buffalo Creek Road
Logan, WV 25601
304-792-7125
History

Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley
1000 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-214-5437
Children’s

Clay Center
1 Clay Square
Charleston, WV 25301
304-561-3570
Art Gallery

C & O Depot Museum
404 4th Avenue
St Albans, WV 25177
304-727-4439
Railroad History

Coal Heritage Museum
347 Madison Street
Madison, WV 25130
304-369-5180
Mining History

Coal Heritage Trail Interpretive Center
100 Station Square
Bramwell, WV 24715
1-866-858-5959
Mining History

Cockayne Farmstead
1105 Wheeling Avenue
Glen Dale, WV 26038
304-845-141
Regional History

Collis P. Huntington Railroad Museum
14th Street
Huntington, WV 25701
1-866-639-7487
Railroad History

Contentment Historical Complex
19295 Midland Trail
Ansted, WV 25812
Historic House

Cook-Hayman Pharmacy Museum
1132 Health Sciences North
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-293-5101
Medical History

Cooper Gallery
122 E. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-6439
Art Gallery

Craft Memorial Library
600 Commerce Street
Bluefield, WV 24701
304-325-3943
History

Craik-Patton House
2809 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25311
304-925-5341
Historic House

Daughters of the American Revolution Toll House Museum
731 Main Street
Barboursville, WV 25504
304-652-2922
Regional History

Davis History House
197 W Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
304-822-3185
Historic House

Daywood Gallery
101 College Drive
Philippi, WV 26416
1-800-263-1549
Art Gallery

Disciples of Christ Historical Society
7229 Main Street
Bethany, WV 26032
615-327-1444
Religious History

Doddridge County Museum
100 Chancery Street
West Union, WV 26456
304-873-1540
Regional History

Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
683 Droop Park Road
Hillsboro, WV 24946
304-653-4254
Military History

Eckhart House
810 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-5439
Historic House

Fenton Art Glass Museum
420 Caroline Avenue
Williamstown, WV 26187
304-375-7772
Art Gallery

Fort Ashby
PO Box 40
Fort Ashby, WV 26719
Military History

Fort Edwards Foundation
350 Cold Stream Road
Capon Bridge, WV 26711
304-856-2336
History

Fort New Salem
81 Settlers Lane
Salem, WV 26426
304-695-2220
Open Air Museum

Fort Randolph
Lighthouse Lane
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-675-7933
Military History

Fostoria Glass Museum
511 Thomlinson Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-9188
Decorative Arts

Gallery Eleven
1025 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301
304-342-0083
Art Gallery

Gauley Bridge Historical Museum
Rt 60
Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
304-632-2477
Regional History

General Adam Stephen House
309 E. John Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Regional History

General Thomas M. Harris School Museum
217 W. Main Street
Harrisville, WV 26362
304-643-2738
Regional History

Gilmer County Historical Society
302 E. Main Street
Glenville, WV 26351
304-462-4295
History

Gorby’s Vintage Instrument Museum
214 7th Avenue
South Charleston, WV 25303
1-800-642-3070
Music History

Graham House
WV 2
Pence Springs, WV 24962
Historic House

Greatest Generation Exhibit
80 Catherine Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425
304-329-1240
Military History

Green Bank Science Observatory
155 Observatory Road
Green Bank, WV 24944
304-456-2011
Science

The Greenbrier – The Bunker
300 W. Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
844-837-2466
Military History

The Greenbrier – Presidents’ Cottage Museum
300 W. Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
304-536-1110
History

Greenbrier Historical Society & North House Museum
814 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-3398
History

Greenbrier Military School Memorial Museum
400 N. Lee Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-3247
Military History

Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex
801 Jefferson Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-843-4129
Archaeology

Hamilton Round Barn
338 Flaggy Meadow Drive
Mannington, WV 26582
304-986-7053
Historic Farm

Hancock County Museum
1008 Ridge Avenue
New Cumberland, WV 26047
304-564-4800
Historic House

Hardy County Historical Society Museum
104 E. Main Street
Moorefield, WV 26836
304-257-7818
Regional History

Harmony Ridge Gallery
886 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-4333
Art Gallery

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
767 Shenandoah Street
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304-535-6029
History

Harrison County of WV Historical Society
215 S 3rd Street, 8th Floor, Suite 801
Clarksburg, WV 26301
304-709-4902
Regional History

Helvetia Restoration and Development Association
120 Betler Ridge
Helvetia, WV 26224
Regional History

Henry Cooper Log Cabin Museum
City Park
Parkersburg, WV 26101
304-485-7047
Regional History

Heritage Farm Museum and Village
3300 Harvey Road
Huntington, WV 25704
304-522-1244
Open Air Museum

Heritage Park Museum
116 Court Street
Spencer, WV 25276
304-927-1640
Regional History

Hinton Railroad Museum
206 Temple Street
Hinton, WV 25951
304-466-6100
Railroad History

Historic Glenwood House
800 Orchard Street
Charleston, WV 25302
304-346-5525
Historic House

Historic Shepherdstown Museum
129 E. German Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304-876-0910
Regional History

Huntington Museum of Art
2033 McCoy Road
Huntington, WV 25701
304-529-2701
Art Gallery

International Mother’s Day Shrine
Andrews Methodist Church
11 E. Main Street
Grafton, WV 26354
304-265-1589
History

Jackson’s Mill
160 Jackson’s Mill Road
Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5100
Open Air Museum

Jefferson County Museum
200 E. Washington Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
304-725-8628
Regional History

Jenkins Plantation Museum
8814 Ohio River Road
Lesage, WV 25537
304-762-1059
Historic House

John Brown Wax Museum
168 High Street
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304-535-6342
Wax

Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum
144 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-8133
Toys

Light Horse Harry Lee Cabin
321 Park Drive
Mathias, WV 26812
304-897-5372
Regional History

Lemuel Chenoweth House & Museum
Corner of Water & Bridge Street
Beverly, WV 26253
304-636-1953
Historic House

Lost River Artisans Cooperative and Museum
8937 WV-259
Lost River, WV 26810
304-897-7242
Regional History

Lost World Caverns
907 Lost World Road
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-6677
Natural History

Madie Carroll House
234 Guyan Street
Huntington, WV 25702
304-736-1655
Historic House

Mansion House Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
1 Main Street
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-675-0869
Historic House

Marion County Historical Museum
210 Adams Street
Fairmont, WV 26555
304-367-5398
Regional History

Marshall County Historical Society Museum
208 13th Street
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-3692
Regional History

Matewan Depot Replica Museum
328 WV-49
Matewan, WV 25678
304-426-5744
Regional History

Mercer County War Museum
1500 W. Main Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-3670
Military History

Mesaros Galleries
1 Fine Arts Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506
304-293-4077
Art Gallery

Midland Trail Gallery
37477 Midland Trail
Rainelle, WV 25962
304-438-8649
Art Gallery

Monongalia Arts Center
107 High Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-292-3325
Art Gallery

Monroe County Historical Society Museum
375 Main Street
Union, WV 24983
304-772-3946
Regional History

Morgan’s Kitchen Plantation Museum
404 4th Ave
St Albans, WV 25177
304-727-5972
Historic House

Morgantown History Museum
175 Kirk Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-319-1800
Regional History

Mothman Museum
400 Main Street
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-812-5211
Paranormal

Mountain Made Artisan Gallery
100 Front Street
Thomas, WV 26292
304-933-9352
Art Gallery

Mountaineer Military Museum
345 Center Avenue
Weston, WV 26452
304-472-3943
Military History

Museum of American Glass in West Virginia
230 Main Avenue
Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5006
Art Gallery

Museum of Radio and Technology
1640 Florence Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701
304-525-8890
Technology History

Museum in the Park
376 Little Buffalo Creek Road
Logan, WV 25601
304-792-7229
History & Art

Museum of the Berkeley Springs
2 Fairfax Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
1-800-447-8797
Regional History

Museums of Oglebay Institute
Route 88
Oglebay Resort
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-7272
History

New Deal Homestead Museum
18 Q Road
Arthurdale, WV 26520
304-864-3959
History

New Era School Museum
1838 Elizabeth Pike
Mineral Wells, WV 26150
Historic School

Nicholas Old Main Foundation
405 Old Main Street
Summersville, WV 26651
304-872-1864
Art Gallery

North House Museum
814 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-645-3398
Historic House

Northern Appalachia Coal Mining Heritage Association
22 Coal Country Lane
Fairmont, WV 26554
304-366-9358
Mining History

Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-7700
Art Gallery

Oil & Gas Museum
119 3rd Street
Parkersburg, WV
304-485-5446
Industry History

Old Hemlock
17098 Brandonville Pike
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
304-379-7505
Historic House

Old Mill at Harman
Rt 32
Harman, WV 26270
Historic Mill

Old Morgantown Glass Collectors’ Guild Glass Museum
709 Beechurst Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-296-8566
Art Gallery

Old Stone Museum
310 W. Myles Avenue
Pennsboro, WV 26415
304-643-2738
Regional History

Palace of Gold
3759 McCreary’s Ridge Road
New Vrindaban, WV 26041
304-843-1600
Religious History

Parkersburg Art Center
725 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
304-485-3859
Art Gallery

Pearl S. Buck Birthplace
8129 Seneca Trail
Hillsboro, WV 24946
304-653-4430
History

Pennsboro B&O Depot
Broadway Street and Collins Avenue
Pennsboro, WV 26415
Railroad History

Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum
17890 Seneca Trail
Marlinton, WV 24954
304-799-6659
Regional History

Preston County History House Museum
109 E. Washington Avenue
Terra Alta, WV 26764
304-789-6910
Regional History

Prickett’s Fort State Park
106 Overfort Lane
Fairmont, WV 26554
304-363-3030
Living History

Princeton Railroad Museum
99 Mercer Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-5060
Railroad History

Raleigh County Veterans Museum
1557 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801
304-253-1775
Military History

Randolph County Museum
219 & Court Street
Beverly, WV 26253
Regional History

Rehoboth Church and Museum
Rehoboth Church Road
Union, WV 24983
304-489-8840
Religious History

Ripley Museum
115 N. Church Street
Ripley, WV 25271
304-514-2609
Regional History

Rowlesburg B&O Depot and Museum
Buffalo Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425
304-454-9218
Railroad History

Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum
Mineral Resources Building
401 Evansdale Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506
304-293-4607
Industry History

Ruddell Country Store and Museum
6 Court Street
Glenville, WV 26351
304-462-9644
History

St. George Academy
County Rt 1
St. George, WV 26287
304-478-2930
Regional History

St. Albans Historical Society
404 4th Avenue
Saint Albans, WV 25177
304-727-5972
History

Samuel Shrewsbury, Sr House
301-399 Stubb Drive
Belle, WV 25015
Historic House

Sandstone Visitor’s Center
330 Meadow Creek Road
Meadow Bridge, WV 25976
304-466-0417
Regional History

Scott’s Run Museum
465 Scotts Run Road
Morgantown, WV 26501
304-599-1931
Regional History

Seneca Rocks Discovery Center
WV 28
Seneca Rocks, WV 26884
History

South Charleston Museum
311 D Street
South Charleston, WV 25303
304-744-9711
History

Spark! Imagination and Science Center
5000 Green Bag Road
Morgantown, WV 26501
304-292-4646
Science

The Stirrup Gallery of Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241
304-637-1980
History

Swiger Run History Center & Museum
State Route 23
Doddridge County, WV 26456
304-782-3926
Regional History

Taggart Hall Civil War Museum
91 South High
Romney, WV 26757
304-822-4320
Regional History

Tamarack
1 Tamarack Park
Beckley, WV 25801
1-888-262-7225
History & Art

Tari’s Gallery
33 N. Washington Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-1196
Art Gallery

Those Who Served War Museum
1500 W. Main Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-3670
Military History

Thurmond Depot Visitor’s Center
104 Main Street
Glen Jean, WV 25846
304-465-0508
www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/thurmond.htm
Regional History

Top Kick’s Military Museum
149 Army Lane
Petersburg, WV 26847
304-257-1392
Military History

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
71 Asylum Drive
Weston, WV 26452
304-269-5070
Historical Asylum

Triple Brick Museum
313 E. John Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
304-267-4434
Regional History

Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
1 Main Street
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-675-0869
History

Twin Falls Resort State Park
WV 97
Mullens, WV 25882
304-294-4000
Historic Farm

Tyler County Museum
Doss Street
Middlebourne, WV 26149
304-758-2100
Regional History

Upshur County Historical Society History Center Museum
29 W. Main Street
Buckhannon, WV 26201
304-472-2738
Regional History

US Navy Poster Museum
411 Main Street
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-675-4989
Art Gallery

Veterans Museum of Mid Ohio Valley
1829 7th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
304-420-0332
Military History

Veterans Museum of Southern West Virginia
419 Ballengee Street
Hinton, WV 25951
304-466-4443
Military History

Victorian Wheeling Landmarks Foundation
1401 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-223-1600
Historic House

Washington Street Gallery
123 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-647-4561
Art Gallery

 

Washington’s Western Lands Museum
220 Riverfront Park
Ravenswood, WV 26164
304-273-3316
Regional History

Watters Smith Memorial State Park
831 RR 3
Lost Creek, WV 26385
304-745-3081
Historic Farm

Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center
3149 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062
304-224-1909
Regional History

West Augusta Historical Society Museum
915 E. Main Street
Mannington, WV 26582
304-986-7053
Regional History

West Virginia Biological Survey Museum
401 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, WV 25701
Research Museum

West Virginia State CCC Museum
31 Maple Lake Road
Bridgeport, WV 26330
304-842-3436
History

West Virginia Governor’s Mansion
1716 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 253054
304-558-4839
Historic House

West Virginia Humanities Council
1310 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304-346-8500
History

West Virginia Independence Hall
1528 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-238-1300
History

West Virginia Mine Wars Museum
226 Mate Street
Matewan, WV 25678
304-546-8473
Mining History

West Virginia Railroad Museum
2 Railroad Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
304-637-4810
Railroad History

West Virginia State Capitol
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-2601
History

West Virginia State Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-0220 Ext 185
History

West Virginia State Farm Museum
1458 Fairground Road
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
304-675-5737
Historic Farm

West Virginia State Museum
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-0220
History

West Virginia State Penitentiary
818 Jefferson Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-6200
Historic Prison

Wetzel County Museum
136 Main Street
New Martinsville, WV 26155
304-398-4910
Regional History

Wheeling Artisan Center
1400 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-1810
Art Gallery

Wheeling National Heritage Area
1400 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-3087
Regional History

Whipple Company Store & Museum
7485 Okey L Patteson Road
Scarbro, WV 25917
304-266-0788
Mining History

The White Room Art Gallery
168 State Highway 32
Thomas, WV 26292
304-621-2008
Art Gallery

Wildwood House Museum
121 Laurel Terrace
Beckley, WV 25801
304-252-8614
History

Williamson Area Railroad Museum
Armor Crossing on Prichard Street
Williamson, WV 25661
304-235-1828
Railroad History

Wolf Creek Gallery
109 Cherry Avenue
Alderson, WV 24910
304-445-2088
Art Gallery

WV Fine Artisans
1042 E. Washington Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
304-667-0320
Art Gallery

WV Geological and Economic Survey Museum
1 Mont Chateau Road
Cheat Lake, WV 26508
304-594-2331
www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/
Natural History

WV Railroad Maintenance of Way Museum
PO Box 815
Cowen, WV 26206
Railroad History

WVU Libraries
1549 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-293-4040
Library

Wymer’s General Store Museum
1330 Oglebay Drive
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-7272
Regional History

Wyoming County Historical Museum
1325 Cooke Parkway
Oceana, WV 24870
304-682-5096
Regional History

Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia
509 Ewart Avenue
Beckley, WV 25801
304-252-3730
Children’s

Z. D. Ramsdell House
1105 B Street
Ceredo, WV 25704
Historic House

Zenclay Pottery
2862 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-559-7687
Art Gallery