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“A real gem!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall
105 Church Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
+1 304-645-7917
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Lewisburg
Type: Historic Sites, Concerts, Theaters & Stadiums
Activities: Dancing
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Owner description: Carnegie Hall was built in 1902 with funds donated by steel baron and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie Hall, Inc. was established in 1983 as a regional, not-for-profit arts and education center to serve Southern West Virginia. The historic, Greek-revival structure houses an auditorium, studios for painting, weaving, pottery and dance; three art galleries; kitchen; administrative offices; and several other rooms used for meeting spaces, classrooms, lectures, receptions, and gatherings of all kinds.
Lexington, Virginia
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Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“A real gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We attended a concert here recently and had the time of our lives. It was our first visit. Any of you who regularly attend cultural events know how snooty people can be in these settings. There was none of that malarkey at Carnegie Hall. The volunteer who seated us was upbeat, down to earth, and made us feel immediately welcome and at home in the place. The room is small, the seating comfortable, and the atmosphere relaxed. While waiting for the performance to start, we explored the adjacent art gallery. During intermission, there was excellent food and wine to be had, all for a $5.00 donation! Not a typo! Definitely coming back!

Visited November 2013
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Dancin at Carnegie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Just liked the ambiance. Nice size, small crowd for ssquare dance. No parking probs. Great fiddler, banjo, mandolin, and callers

Visited September 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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22 attraction reviews
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“Enjoyable art museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My family and I visited Carnegie Hall. It is a nice building with different rooms where you can view art that is displayed. You can also look in the auditorium and see the stage and seating area. I liked that the museum is unlocked and since it is free, you can just walk in and see the art work as you like. We did walk to the office to see which rooms we were allowed to view and the staff was friendly and helpful.

Visited July 2013
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Frankford
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“Lewisburg's Carnegie Hall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Absolutely wonderful acts come here. You can see performers for a reasonable price at a very intimate little theater. There are also local exhibitions of artwork and history.

Visited August 2012
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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“Historic theater”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Andrew Carnegie provided the funds for this hall when his niece was attending college in Lewisburg. It is in fantastic condition and in addition to music performances it has 3 art galleries.

Visited May 2013
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