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Address: Second and Juliana Streets, Parkersburg, WV
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Museum that houses three floors of interesting archeological and...
Museum that houses three floors of interesting archeological and historical exhibits.
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Pretty good museum with plenty of things to look at.

My wife and to show up at the museum to get our tickets for the Blennerhassett Island tour and while we were at the museum we felt we should go through and check it out. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Charleston, West Virginia
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Variety...multiple collections..A lot of, 'I never knew that!" kind of stuff. Indian arrowheads in the basement amazing...

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

nice gift shop - many items on display with beautiful paintings as well of paddle boats. wedding/prom dresses from 1970's not impressive along with the other items on display however the museum is well kept

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Vienna, West Virginia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My first visit was just a week ago, this is wonderful a lot of history and so much to see. The trip to the island is great, didn't know that we had so much history in our state.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was an excellent learning experience. Three floors of exhibits and a gift shop. We went here because you have to buy tickets for Blennerhassett Island here, so we did the whole package. It was like going back in time. Highly recommended for those who love history and have children.

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Hurricane, West Virginia, United States
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nice little museum, the people were very kind and helpful. Lots of information regarding the Blennerhassett's and the island.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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182 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and to show up at the museum to get our tickets for the Blennerhassett Island tour and while we were at the museum we felt we should go through and check it out. There were plenty of artifacts and information from many years ago. If in this area of West Virgina I highly recommend you go through the... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our trip to Blennerhassett island started at the museum especially since that is where you get the ferry tickets.. the museum holds a lot of information not just on the island but on Parkersburg history and history makers. If you have time..this is a good warmup to the island trip

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Saint Clairsville, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

So much history, regarding the area, & the Historical island. All is beautiful ,All services are great, and a lot of interesting history!!

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Newton Falls, Ohio
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99 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

While we did visit the museum and found some things of interest, the woman who was at the desk was not very friendly nor helpful. She actual told people behind us to "listen up" so she did not have to repeat herself to the next set of paying visitors. She did not listen to the question we asked and also... More 

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Several different varieties of items to see. Short film on Blennerhassett Island, arrowheads, jewelry, old wedding gowns,furniture,etc.

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Address: Address: Second and Juliana Streets, Parkersburg, WV
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Parkersburg

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