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All reviews directly across the street museum is free state penitentiary very interesting museum educational information burial ground gift shop worth the climb walk up west virginia on display rich history small town marble exhibits prison wv
Just at the base of a the mound, is a well designed modern museum that, when we visited, had exhibits about the mound but also about the prehistoric history of the area. Another exhibit focused on a WV company that made china and another on...More
The museum was closed on Monday so we came back a few days later. Very interesting and educational. While it is self guided there are people there that are very helpful and informative if you have questions.
This is right across from the prison and it is massive. We were not able to go in due to it being closed when we were there. However, it was neat to just see it in person. This will be a definite view next time.
I visit the Mound several times a year. It’s free, there are lots of interesting things to look at inside, the view from the top of the Mound is great. There is usually an activity table upstairs with crafts for children. I signed up for...More
The Mound museum is wonderful! Lots of interesting exhibits and artifacts for adults and children. Very tranquil and easy to navigate. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Great little gift shop too! Wished I saw photos of the skeletons or mummies.
I went here to get a good view of the penitentiary. It’s a steep climb without handrails but it was worth it. It’s hard to imagine that there are really people buried here. It must have been difficult to get bodies up there. The museum...More
This was a fantastic addition to our tour of the penitentiary. The views were fabulous and the museum was very informative we enjoyed browsing the exhibits. We got great pictures of the entire area the entire event was fascinating