The Underappreciated Museum That Shows You A Side Of West Virginia You’ve Never Seen Before
Just when you thought you have seen and done it all in West Virginia there comes yet another extraordinary reason to get out and explore – especially this underrated museum in Point Pleasant – the home of the Mothman and the site were an abandoned TNT factory sits wide open for exploration. This unique museum is located out on Fairground Road, north of town and adjacent to the notorious site where the Mothman is thought to have squired away in the years before (and possibly since) his last sighting.
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Have you discovered the rare finds at this unique part of West Virginia history? We’d love to know!
The West Virginia State Farm Museum is located at 1458 Fairground Rd., Point Pleasant, WV 25550. It’s open Tuesday through Sunday from April 1 through November 15 each year. The hours are: Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Learn more on the 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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