1937 Short Road
Kearneysville, WV 25430
Phone: (304) 263-8888
Fax: (304) 263-1540
1937 Short Road, Kearneysville, WV, US, 25430
- Phone: (304) 263-8888
- Fax: (304) 263-1540
Arts & Museums
Museum recaptures the feeling of a small town hotel prior to the Civil War. Period furnishings grace two rooms on the main floor. The second floor features a traveler's room and a Victorian sitting room. The museum houses many Civil War and Shepherdstown antiques.
Fascinating museum with thousands of Civil War artifacts and memorabilia. Additional exhibits range in a time frame from the Native Americans of this area to World War II.
Museum featuring the life of John Brown represented in life-size figures. Open seven days a week from mid-March to mid-December.
Here you will learn about the region's beginnings and history, and how their rural and agricultural heritage continues to play a role in Washington County today. The museum is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. They are also available by appointment.
Presents items from the Civil War.
Exhibits of paintings by artists in tri-state area.
70-seat planetarium provides different programs every month. Call to schedule special group showings.
Set in a neo-Georgian style, red bricked, limestone trimmed building, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1929, though it opened its doors in 1931. Their permanent collection features Oriental and Decorative Art, sculptures, 19th and early 20th-century American artwork and Old Masters. It also holds temporary exhibits by new artists delving into folk and other similar art forms. They also have various classes for all ages with weaving and photography being popular choices. Their gift shop is a great place to buy unique jewelry, glassware, handcrafted items and books.
Open April thru December, call for schedule. Stone residence of founder of Hagerstown was built in 1739. Contains authentic furnishings of the period.
Large Lionel collection on display, pre- and post-war items; operating layout and Lionel products and toys.
Museum devoted to preserving and restoration of documents, photos, and equipment of the Western Maryland Railway. Open Friday - Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
A distinctive assemblage of art and fine crafts showcasing the work of regional artists with monthly featured exhibits.