Morgantown History Museum

The Morgantown History Museum strives to educate groups about the rich history of Greater Morgantown and the local area. Groups can take a guided or self-guided tour of the museum’s exhibits, which focus on topics such as the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, politics, economics, Stonewall Jackson, and more. Exhibits feature informative displays, ornaments, photographs, figurines, and much more. Groups can enjoy activities such as watching documentary films and glassmaking. Guided tours must be scheduled one week in advance.
 
Contact Info
Address: 175 Kirk St., Morgantown, WV 26505. Monongalia County. Tel: 304-319-1800. Website: www.morgantownhistorymuseum.org. Hrs: Mon, Wed., Fri.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Tues. & Thurs. 1PM-4PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30-45 minutes. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.

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