New River Park, Beckley West Virginia
Adjacent to the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine in New River Park, the Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia offers changing exhibits and a priceless collection of woodcarvings depicting the John Henry legend. Behind the Youth Museum is the Mountain Homestead, take part in a guided tour of an historical pioneer complex, including a two-story log home, a one-room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and more, all furnished and depicting life on a turn-of-the century farm. Open: Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm.
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(Beckley) Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia
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