Find Museums in West Virginia
There are around 100 museums in West Virginia. This is 18% of all the tourist places listed in this state. Top cities in West Virginia with popular museums are Charleston, Beckley, Point Pleasant, Wheeling and Harpers Ferry. The major types of museums listed here are history museums and arts museums. Then there is also science museums listed in West Virginia. You may find a list of all categories of West Virginia attractions on this page to choose from.
While the state of West Virginia is home to several museums and other similar places of interest, the West Virginia Division of Culture and History takes charge, maintains and operates only five of its historic sites and museums. This list includes the West Virginia State Museum, West Virginia Independence Hall Museum, Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, Camp Washington-Carver and Museum in the Park.
Another top-rated museum in the state is the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum which also offers underground tours of a vintage mine. The Huntington Museum of Art which first opened in 1952 is also frequented by many tourists as it houses several collections including an American Collection, European Collection, Daywood Collection, Sculpture Collection, Wilbur Myers Art Glass Collection and more. If you are looking for more museum options, you can also head out to the Museum of Radio and Technology, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, Mothman Museum and the Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum.
Top 10 Museums in West Virginia
Visit the top museums in West Virginia. Click on a museum bellow to find the detailed information.
- 1 Exhibition Coal Mine, Beckley
- 2 West Virginia State Museum, Charleston
- 3 Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia, Charleston
- 4 Mothman Museum, Point Pleasant
- 5 John Brown Wax Museum, Harpers Ferry
- 6 Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, Summersville
- 7 Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", Moundsville
- 8 Heritage Farm Museum & Village, Huntington
- 9 Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum, Wheeling
- 10 The Museum Of American Glass, Weston
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Find in West Virginia
We have listed tourist places of West Virginia in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all West Virginia attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (5)
- Theme Parks (3)
- Water Parks (2)
- Nature Attractions (333)
- Parks (214)
- Lakes (26)
- Waterfalls (7)
- Hiking Trails (11)
- Campgrounds (81)
- Museums (79)
- Arts Museums (15)
- History Museums (52)
- Natural History Museums (3)
- Science Museums (8)
- Zoo (3)
- Landmarks (11)