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Wheeling Artisan Center
Ranked #10 of 50 things to do in Wheeling
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Vienna, West Virginia
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“"Upper Market House"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2012

As a boy sent here to retrieve "Colemans fish"on Fridays as a youth,there is always something to see,eat,shop,experience an original concept of a well developed Market-House from the 19th century.Colemans is still there and growing throughout the state,and still as good,famous to our area.As well,you owe it to yourself to visit the "Lebanese Bakery" a block east,been there since the 20's,meat pies(homeade from scatch everyday) and several types of Baklava using regional honeys with seasonal influences from flowers or the apple orchards.I'd drive an hour for these treats and have and will.

Visited May 2011
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English first
steubenville
1 review
“great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2012

if they didnt have host people to help then i think people would have a promblem so get yourself a host

Visited February 2012
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West Virginia
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160 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great during the Celtic Festival, but otherwise only ok”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2012

Good food in the restaurant on the first floor. The upper floors really only come to life during the Celtic Festival.

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Columbus, OH
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“interesting exhibits and great gifts”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2010

This is a combination of a store focused on items related to Wheeling and WV and a mini-museum of Wheeling history. The museum portion is designed around the lives of several characters from Wheeling history. It is designed for you to pick one character when you enter and then follow his or her life at each exhibit but I chose to read about every character at each exhibit. The museum exhibits are scattered through the shop. The exhibits gave a good picture of life in early Wheeling, focusing on several types of manufacturing and also providing information about labor history. The shop sells a wide variety of items and features several books about West Virginia that are not widely available. This is a nice stop for an hour or two while in Wheeling. There is no admission cost. It is located on the second floor of the building, just go up the escalator you see when you enter the building.
Parking is at meters on the street and we easily found a nearby parking spot on a weekday.

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