Jefferson County Museum, Charles Town

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#7 of 13 in Things to do in Charles Town
The Jefferson County Museum is located in historic downtown Charles Town and shares a building with its partner organization, the Charles Town Library. Since its founding in 1965, the museum has been dedicated to fostering the understanding and love of history. The museum is committed to the acquisition, preservation, and exhibition of objects of historical value and relevance to the county and the region.

Our permanent exhibits include Early Settlement and the Washingtons, John Brown's Raid and the Civil War, People and Industries, and Jefferson County Photos: Then and Now. We add new exhibits to our gallery each winter, and reveal these when we reopen to the public in the early spring.
To visit Jefferson County Museum and other attractions in Charles Town, use our Charles Town trip site .
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  • You have you county museums, and you have the Jefferson County museum in Charles Town, West Virginia. It is small but has so much.  more »
  • Informative and educational for the town and region, very helpful staff to point you in the right direction either inside or take a drive .  more »
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  • Very polite, helpful, knowledgeable staff. Took time to answer my questions and provided interesting historical facts about the county. So glad I had the chance to visit the museum.
  • A real gem. Jane the curator gave us a personal tour. So knowledgeable. Lovele and charming displays.

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