Museums in Harpers Ferry, WV

Find museums in Harpers Ferry, WV. Listings include Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library, The John Brown Wax Museum, Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Historic Town Foundation, Harpers Ferry Toy Train Museum & Joy Line Railroad and Potomac Ridge Bed and Breakfast. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 12/25/20
    Harpers Ferry Antebellum Christmas: The Ultimate Gift Before the Civil War, Harper Ferry area slaveholders rented out enslaved people to other citizens. Jefferson County’s 19th century newspapers c...
    > Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • 12/24/20
    Written by Clement C. Moore in 1823, "A Visit from St. Nicholas" is one of the most well known poems in the United States. Almost two hundred years later, it still informs our basic understanding of ...
    > Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • 12/24/20
    The Last Civil War Christmas 1864 and a message from Santa Claus. Below, we offer you a portion of a story published on this day, December 24th 1864 in the New York Herald newspaper in which Santa h...
    > Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • 12/23/20
    Have you already hung up your stocking for Santa Claus? Have you been good this year? Or will you be receiving a lump of coal? Most of our modern understanding of Santa Claus came from two early ni...
    > Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • 12/21/20
    The library will be closed Thursday, December 24 to December 26, 2020. We’ll see you again on Monday, December 28, 2020. Have a wonderful holiday season!
    > Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library
  • 12/21/20
    Let's hope for some clear skies tonight. Last time this Saturn and Jupiter were this close and could be seen was in the 13th century!
    > Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library