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West Virginia
Beckley
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
New River Park
Drawer AJ
Beckley WV 25802
Phone 304 256-1747
Web Site http://wvweb.com/www/exhibition_coal_mine/web.html
Description underground mine tours and recreated 1900 coal camp
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Building Type Mine
Industry /Profession Mining
Era 1900

West Virginia
Beckley
Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia
106 Adair Street
MAIL PO Box 1815
Beckley WV 25802
Phone 304 252-3730
Web Site ******
Description hands-on, moonshine still, building collections
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

 

  West Virginia
Berkeley Springs
Museum of the Berkeley Springs
PO Box 99
Berkeley Springs WV 25411
Phone 304 258-3743
Web Site http://wvweb.com/www/berkeley_springs.html
Description chronicles history & geology of The Springs, on second floor of Roman Bath Building
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Civic
Era 1820

West Virginia
Ceredo
Ceredo Museum
501 Main Street
Ceredo WV 25507
Phone 304 453-3025
Web Site http://www.tsev.com/ceredo/ceredo-m2.html
Description local history - Civil War, hand-blown glass, yearbooks, petroglyph &
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Research /Reading Library
 

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Charleston
Sunrise Museum
746 Myrtle Road
Charleston WV 25314
Phone 304 344-8035
Web Site http://www.sunrisemuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:info@sunrisemuseum.org
Description multi dimensional facility in two historic mansions includes art and science
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

West Virginia
Charleston
West Virginia State Museum
The Cultural Center - Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston WV  25305
Phone *****
Web Site http://www.wvculture.org/museum/index.html
Description state history and arts museum
Type of Resource Museum
 
  West Virginia
Fairmont
Prickett's Fort State Park
RR 3 Box 403
Fairmont WV 26554
Phone 304 367-2731
Web Site http://www.wvparks.com/prickettsfort/
Alt Web http://www.dmssoft.com/pfort/
Description frontier fort with 16 cabins, meeting hall & storehouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 1774

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  West Virginia
Lewisburg
Greenbrier Historical Society
301 West Washington St
Lewisburg WV 24901
Phone 304 645-3398
Web Site http://www.greenbrierhistorical.org/
E-mail mailto:info@greenbrierhistorical.org
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Last changed: 03/08/2003

West Virginia
Madison
Bituminous Coal Heritage Foundation
347 Main Street
PO Box 859
Madison WV 25130
Phone 304 369-5180
Web Site http://www.wvcoalmuseum.com/ BROKEN
E-mail mailto:cahalstea@aol.com
Alt Web http://www.hdonline.com/specialsections/summerfun/SFlist4.htm
Description National Coal Miners Memorial
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
Last changed: 02/20/2003
  West Virginia
Huntington
Huntington Museum of Art
2033 McCoy Road
Huntington WV 25701
Phone
304 529-2701
Web Site www.hmoa.org
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

West Virginia
Morgantown
Comer Museum
325 A Comer Building WVU
PO Box 6070
Morgantown WV 26506
Phone
304 293-4211
Web Site
http://www.wvu.edu/~minext/text/museum.html
E-mail mailto:bindocci@wvucomer1.comer.wvu.edu
Description miners lamps and equipment, working models of equipment - by appt only
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
Research /Reading Archives
 
 

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  Philippi

  Barbour County Museum

  200 N Main Street

  Philippi   WV   26416    

  Phone   304 457-4846

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.virginiawind.com/virginia_travel/philippi.asp

  Description  local memorabilia and "Phillippi Mummies"

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Depot

  Era  1911

  New or Updated:   11/22/2004

 
West Virginia
Petersburg
Top Kick's Military Museum
PO Box 152
Petersburg WV 26847
Phone 304 257-1392
Web Site http://www.mountainhighlands.com/listings/topkick.html
Description
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus Military

West Virginia
Point Pleasant
West Virginia State Farm Museum
RR1 Box 479
Point Pleasant WV 25550
Phone 304 675-5757
Web Site http://www.pointpleasantwv.org/FarmMuseum/farm_museum_hello.htm
Description 50 ace "working museum" with activities year round, 20 buildings and railroad displays
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
 
  West Virginia
Salem
Fort New Salem
Salem International University
PO Box 500
Salem WV 26426
Phone 304 782-5245
Web Site http://www.salem-teikyo.wvnet.edu/university/fort_new_salem/index.shtml
E-mail mailto:fort@salemiu.edu
Description collection of relocated log structures represents a frontier settlement, active living history program & frequent events
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 1792
Last changed: 03/10/2003
 
  West Virginia
Sheperdstown
Historic Sheperdstown Museum
Sheperdstown WV
Phone
Web Site www.intrepid.net/~hsc
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

West Virginia
West Liberty
Women's History Museum
108 Walnut Street
PO Box 209

West Liberty WV 26074
Phone 304 336-7159
Web Site http://www.geocities.com/womenshist/womenshist.html
Description museum on wheels with information on 20 historic women
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Women

 
  West Virginia
Williamstown
Fenton Glass Museum
Fenton Art Glass Company
700 Elizabeth Street
Williamstown WV 26187
Phone
Web Site http://www.fentonartglass.com/factory_tour.htm -Experience%20Fenton%20Art%20Glass
Toll Free 800 319-7793
Description glass company offers factory tours and museum of local glass making to
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection G-M Glass
 
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