Museum in Harpers Ferry

John Brown Wax Museum

Not to be confused with the National Park–run museum, this private wax museum is a kitschy (and rather overpriced) attraction that pays tribute to the man who led an ill-conceived slave rebellion here. The exhibits …
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Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine in Beckley is a museum to the region's coal heritage. Visitors can ride a train 1500ft into a former coal mine. Bring a jacket, as it's cold underground!
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Mystery Hole

Oh my God, everything inside this madhouse tilts at an angle! See gravity and the known limits of tackiness defied at the Mystery Hole, one of the great attractions of roadside America.
Historic Site in Harpers Ferry

Master Armorer’s House

Among the free sites in the historic district, this 1858 house explains how rifle technology developed here went on to revolutionize the firearms industry.
Museum in Harpers Ferry

John Brown Museum

Across from Arsenal Square, this three-room gallery gives a fine overview (through videos and period relics) of the events surrounding John Brown's famous raid.
Museum in Harpers Ferry

Black Voices

This worthwhile, interactive exhibit has narrated stories of hardships and hard-won victories by African Americans from the times of enslavement through the Civil Rights era. Across the street is the Storer College …
Historic Site in Harpers Ferry

Storer College Campus

Founded immediately after the Civil Long, Storer College grew from a one-room schoolhouse for freed slaves to a respected college open to all races and creeds. It closed in 1955. You can freely wander the historic c…