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Museums of West Virginia

Browse our member sites below, or click here for a list of museums in West Virginia.

Alexander Campbell Museum

Bethany

Eighteenth century historic house that was home to minister Alexander Campbell.

Cockayne Farmstead

Glen Dale

Featuring an 1850s farmhouse, Cockayne Farmstead is a time capsule of rural American life and an active site of conservation and discovery.

Harrsion County Historical Society

Clarksburg

Exhibits, artifacts, properties, and sites related to the history and culture of Harrison County, West Virginia.

Monongalia Arts Center

Morgantown

Non-profit art gallery and culture center that offers workshops and features artwork from various local artists.

Museums of Oglebay Institute

Wheeling

Visit the Oglebay Mansion Museum (the estate of Cleveland industrialist Earl W. Oglebay) and the Oglebay Institute Glass Museum, which houses a collection of more than 3,500 examples of Wheeling-made glass and china and the Sweeney Punch Bowl.

Ronceverte Museum

Ronceverte

The Ronceverte Museum highlights various aspects of the city of Ronceverte and its history to include commercial, government, social, creation of the town, and railroad and lumber heritage.

The Watts Museum at WVU

Morgantown

Exhibits exploring the social, cultural, and technological history of West Virginia’s mineral resources and related industries.

West Virginia Humanities Council

Charleston

In addition to grants, their direct programs include traveling exhibits, History Alive!, regional lectures, and e-WV, the online West Virginia Encyclopedia.

Appalachian Forest Discovery Center

Elkins

Features exhibits that celebrate the central Appalachian forest, its history, culture, natural history, forest management, and products.

Disciples of Christ Historical Society

Bethany

Disciples of Christ Historical Society preserves the many documents, books, periodicals, audio and visual materials, and precious artifacts that tell the story of the Stone-Campbell heritage.

Huntington Museum of Art

Huntington

The only nationally accredited visual art museum of its size in the Tri-State region, the HMA serves the public as a museum and cultural center.

Monroe County Historical Society

Union

Explore Monroe County's history in this museum and two adjacent log cabins.

Northern Appalachian Coal Mining Heritage Association

Fairmont

Coal mining museum and organization focused on educating the public on regional coal mining heritage.

The Art Museum of WVU

Morgantown

Two art galleries that present touring exhibitions as well as exhibitions drawn from West Virginia University's collection.

WVU Libraries

Morgantown

University library system that features rotating exhibits and art displays in the Downtown Library, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, and virtually.

West Virginia Independence Hall

Wheeling

The birthplace for the state of West Virginia that is now a museum dedicated to the history of statehood and the Civil War.

Belle Boyd House and Civil War Museum

Martinsburg

An 1850s Greek Revival house that houses the Berkeley County Museum.

Greenbrier Historical Society & North House Museum

Lewisburg

The North House Museum is home to historic period rooms, exhibits, a library, genealogy and family history resources, and an archive.

Jefferson County Museum

Charles Town

Permanent and temporary exhibits related to Jefferson County and regional history.

Museum of Radio and Technology

Huntington

Offers a personal, hands-on education in the birth and growth of electronic communication and entertainment, including the WV Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Randolph County Museum

Elkins

Housed in the Blackman-Bosworth Store, this museum presents the history of Randolph County and includes a subscription school and a log cabin.

The Greenbrier

White Sulphur Springs

National Historic Landmark & award-winning resort that has been welcoming guests since 1778 and features the President’s Cottage Museum and a declassified Cold War era bunker.

West Virginia Farm Museum

Point Pleasant

Heritage museum featuring log cabins, an early farmhouse, livestock, an operational 19th century blacksmith shop, community buildings, and more.

Wetzel County Museum

New Martinsville

Visit the Wetzel County Museum to learn more about the interesting history of Wetzel County dating all the way back to Native American Adena culture.

WV Association of Museums

PO Box 4589

Morgantown, WV 26504

museumsofwv@gmail.com

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