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Shepherdstown Museum

Princess and East German Streets, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-0910
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Lots to see for a small town

We stopped in the museum during a recent visit to Shepherdstown, WV. The volunteer docent was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle S
Very good

Packed in here is so much about the town. The docent was very helpful and able to answer a number... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Sue N
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Located in the Entler Hotel, this museum chronicles the history of Jefferson County through artifacts, furnishings and documents of significant interest.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steam engine” (3 reviews)
“small town” (2 reviews)
Princess and East German Streets, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
+1 304-876-0910
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in the museum during a recent visit to Shepherdstown, WV. The volunteer docent was a retiree who was so very helpful. It is obvious he loves his town and its history. The museum is a restored hotel and has professionally completed exhibits. For...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Packed in here is so much about the town. The docent was very helpful and able to answer a number of our questions.

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 1 March 2017

For a small town this is an excellent library. Online resources are available and great books on hand. The children's programs are excellent.

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a town with a lot of history. This lovely old building houses a nice collection to tell the town's story. The docent was so informed about the pieces and spent a lot of time with us.

1  Thank Linda N
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This Town Historian knows all about Shepherdstown. Very pleasant and open about the how this town came about and how it's operating today. Offers insight to local shops, restaurants and things to see and do. So when the Visitor's Center is closed, head on over...More

1  Thank doublemdoublet
Reviewed 7 May 2016

A quick tour will acquaint you with local historical detail. A stop off here on your way on to other sites in town will add perspective. A walking tour brochure is available either at the museum or at the visitors center next door.

Thank GirlsGoneGlobal
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have been to house museums all over the world, but this former hotel turned out to be a wonderful little gem. You can enter all the rooms and the furniture and decorations are well preserved from the time, with sparse but helpful explanations. The...More

2  Thank dcbird
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time when we stopped at the museum this past Sunday. Rick, the docent who showed us around the place was knowledgeable and funny. The history of Shepherdstown is very cool!

1  Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed 9 July 2015

great little museum in this charming town. informative people tell you about the building, the town and there is a steam engine out back. ask for a modest sum of $4.00 give more they are trying to preserve and restore history. great exhibits upstairs read...More

1  Thank douglas t
Reviewed 9 January 2015

hours are limited and on weekends the museum closes early. a lot of history in this little town.We drove from Maryland, outside DC, for a short two night getaway to this inn, recommended by several people we know. We stayed in one of the chalet...More

Thank Pary K
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