The Haunting Museum In West Virginia That Celebrates All Things Paranormal
The Mountain State has some bizarre museums; however, none of them can compare to the Archive of the Afterlife – a paranormal museum that’s located in a haunted former school house and displays items known to be haunted and cursed by otherworldly phenomenon. The knowledgeable curator of this special museum has assembled an impressive collection of haunted and cursed items from around the world; many of them from this region!
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Do YOU, or does someone you know, have a cursed object that haunts your very existence? We’d love to know if you have any haunted items in your life!
The Museum of the Afterlife is located on the second floor of the Sanford School at 1600 Third Street, Moundsville, WV 26041. It’s open year-round; however, the hours change by season. They are: April 1 – November 30: Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. December 1 – March 31: Friday and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Learn more on their official website!
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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