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Beverly Heritage Center, Beverly

#36 of 69 in Museums in West Virginia
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Beverly Heritage Center is the premier history tourism destination in Randolph County, West Virginia. With four significant buildings meticulously restored and merged into one state-of-the-art museum, visitors center, and library facility.

In addition to the Rich Mountain Battlefield, site of the first major engagement of the US Civil War, Beverly was also the headquarters for Union Troops under Gen. George McClellan in the West; home to Laura Jackson Arnold, beloved sister of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson; and a major stop along the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike National Scenic Byway.

The Beverly Heritage Center is the place to discover our region’s past! Interactive exhibits and compelling stories will delight visitors of all ages. It’s local history—in a broader context.
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  • Wonderful to place to visit if you’re interested in the history of VA/WV. This Heritage Center is actually several historic buildings joined together and made into a museum with numerous artifacts...  more »
  • While Visiting West Virginia, I've been to a few small museums and the Beverly Heritage Center is by far the nicest one I've been to. It is very well put together and is being improved upon to make...  more »
  • Really nice, small museum and gift shop. Knowledgeable staff! Adults are $5, kids free. I am a local to Elkins and learned a lot about my hometown and the region. Recent renovations made the museum a joy to visit. With the video, you can plan on about an hour.
  • Interesting collection of historical artifacts. More interesting was the conversation with the museum operator, highly knowledgeable about local Beverly history.

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