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American Mountain Theater

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Address: 49 Martin Street, Elkins, WV 26241
Phone Number: 800-943-3670
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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You’ll find one of the top West Virginia attractions at the American...

You’ll find one of the top West Virginia attractions at the American Mountain Theater in Elkins, West Virginia’s historic Rail Yard. Our live music shows are guaranteed to entertain guests of all ages and are entirely family-friendly. Our various performances include our two regular season music & comedy variety shows, our spectacular Christmas concerts, and our special Southern Gospel and Bluegrass concert series.So, if you’re looking for things to do in West Virginia, look no further! We can even help you plan your West Virginia vacation. Our friendly staff of packaging specialists have a number of itineraries ready to choose from, or they can help you customize your perfect WV trip. Pair AMT’s “Freshest Sound in the Mountains” with a scenic train ride, lodging, and unique dining experiences and you have the perfect mountain getaway.

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Outstanding Entertainment

This place is a definite must see if you like great music, comedy and just a fun time. We were very impressed with this show from start to finish. Don't forget to take the train... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is a definite must see if you like great music, comedy and just a fun time. We were very impressed with this show from start to finish. Don't forget to take the train ride that sits right next to the American Mountain Theater!

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Thank Gene P
Jumping Branch, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cast can sing anything. Their tribute to veterans is wonderful. No one does gospel like they do! Keep up the good work!!

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Thank Lstalnaker
Reading, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been coming to the theater for the past couple of years. We had fallen in love with the energy and talent that each cast member brought to the stage. However, I was a bit hesitant in coming since there has been a big shift in the cast from the previous years. With that being said,... More 

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Thank Countrygirlatheart6
Morgantown, West Virginia
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78 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took wife on a mystery weekend, we rode our bike to Blackwater Falls, and onto Elkins. We decided to go to the show on Saturday 7/9. It was a great night of entertainment, it a family show great seating, was glade we went. Enjoy every person on stage. And when you go to the concession stand ask to meet the... More 

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Thank sg107e
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great show. Very entertaining with a variety of musical selections. Definitely a professional performance with very good showmanship.

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Thank josh78910
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took grandkids: so hubby and self with a 13yr.old grandson and 11yr. old granddaughter saw the show Thursday June 30th. We all loved the show they laughed at the jokes and enjoyed the music, it was a very fun evening for all. we came to Elkins from Pittsburgh.

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Thank barbie472015
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just attended the show on Thursday, June 30, 2016. It was our 3rd time seeing the show and we were very happy with it... I'm a retired pro musician myself and although I enjoyed the show there were a couple of areas which needed improvement.. Mostly the sound system and the soundman. The mix wasn't the best I've ever... More 

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Thank jshayes2007
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I booked tickets for what was supposed to be a history of American music. There wasn't much logic to the show--it was more of just a collection of popular songs from a variety of genres. The musicians were in some cases excellent, however. There were some noticeably strong links--a phenomenal fiddler and a great lead guitarist especially--and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We went to Elkins for the train ride and noticed this theater across the street. It was opening day for their season so we went. It was a great performance! Elkins has really turned the town around. I was there 20 years ago and it was a dumpy almost abandoned coal mining town and now it is renovated with a... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

My wife and I have been here several times over the years, both for their holiday and regular show. This year they have revamped their cast somewhat with four new cast members, so we were curious to see how it was. The ones that left were wonderful and are missed, but the new ones breathe a lot of life and... More 

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