John Brown Wax Museum, Harpers Ferry

The John Brown Wax Museum graphically tells the story of John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry. Voice, music, & animation enhance the experience. For more information, go to http://www.johnbrownwaxmuseum.com
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  • This is not Madame Tussauds - it is definitely old school and a little kitschy. But it really suited the subject matter, and I loved it! I learned lots about John Brown and the Harpers Ferry insurrect...  more »
  • My husband and I went there for the first time on Saturday. We are both history nerds so it was right up our alleys. The museum had amazing wax figures and each part told a story. The museum is defini...  more »
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  • Harpers Ferry has a lot of small attractions. None are outstanding by themselves but together they are worthwhile.
  • Totally fun and kitsch! Plus, the museum provides an excellent overview of John Brown's life, raid, and demise.

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