West Virginia State Museum, Charleston

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  • This museum allows the guest to walk a trail from prehistoric times to today - all within West Virginia. Outstanding!  more »
  • This museum is situated right next to the Capitol Building. The museum has some really neat artifacts found in West Virginia- including a mastodon jaw with two teeth. That was neat. The museum was ver...  more »
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  • This seemed like a nice museum, but I cannot give it more than three stars because I didn't get to see all of it. The lower level which is apparently the best is closed for cleaning on Monday. We did get to see exhibits on local quilts, art, and WV police museum, and an exhibit on it's politicians and some of the first lady's dresses which was interesting. This museum he old contrand, which was interesting!
  • This is probably the most underrated museum I've ever been to. It's tucked in the basement of one of the capitol buildings, so unless you already know to look for it you may miss it. There are artifacts and oddities from the past, various stories about the state told, and a great deal of West Virginian spirit on display throughout. It'll probably take you a couple of hours to walk through the entirety, but it really is worth it if you're already in Charleston.

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