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Museum of Geology and Natural History

Address: 1 Mont Chateau Road, Morgantown, WV
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Ranked #7 of 7 Attractions in Morgantown
Type: Museums
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I had read some of the other reviews and thought this place might be interesting for about 45 min to an hour. My wife and I couldn't even make it 10 minutes. Other than a few "replica" fossils of dinasours and some minor rocks I would suggest don't waste your time. Everything is in a one room area with one... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I learned many new things, found this Museum very good. I'd surely make it a must see for others.,, I will surely visit it again.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

As previously stated, it's a great way to kill some time in Morgantown. We hit up Ruby & Ketchy's (a local restaurant) for lunch and this is located right down the road off of Cheat Lake. I had no idea it was even here. Not very big at all but interesting for WV. Actual dinosaur bones on display and several... More 

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College Park, Maryland
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108 reviews 108 reviews
26 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

No one knows of this museum, including the people that work there. They were shocked that anyone would visit. That have some nice minerals and fossils, but no employee seems to know anything

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Dagsboro, Delaware
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155 reviews 155 reviews
57 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

We look for unexpected delights that are off the beaten path. When visiting the Morgantown, West Virginia area, travelers are likely to drive over Cheat Lake without stopping just off I-68 by the Lakeview Resort. A nearly hidden road passes below Lakeview and along the lake front to the headquarters of the West Virginia Geology and Economic Survey Office. Inside... More 

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