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Mountaineer Military Museum

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Address: 345 Center Ave, Weston, WV 26452-2030
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+1 304-516-0800
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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The care and devotion to obtain and maintain this marvelous collection is evident at every turn

If you have an interest in military history, this will make you wish there was a comparable museum in your home state. The volume of material is amazing. From the vintage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Lorton, Virginia
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Lorton, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have an interest in military history, this will make you wish there was a comparable museum in your home state. The volume of material is amazing. From the vintage photographs, to the uniforms, to the "trench art", to the enemy artifacts, there is something to interest disciples of every conflict. I was particularly moved by the dioramas, which... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a privately run museum, the owners are very friendly and knowledgeable. Donations are appreciated to help with their upkeep and preserving of these historical items.

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Weston, West Virginia
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Housed in a 100 year old previous "Colored School"this little gem is a treasure chest of WW I, WW II, Korean, Vietnam momentos. There is no cost but donations are highly recommended.

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Thank Cinda S
Webster Springs, West Virginia
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Take the guided tour, you get so much info!! Great place to learn more about our troops. All wars are covered.

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Thank normans504
Lost Creek, West Virginia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to tour and learn a lot about history and see rare donated items used during the time fame of each war. Love the McVaneys and their passion to help Vets with their issues dealing with post war issues.

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Thank Sheila V
Alum Bridge, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

From the excellent building with a historical significance to the amazing memorabilia inside. this place is a must see . The displays change often so you may have not seen everything.

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2 Thank MoneypennyReview
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Bill gave us a personal tour of the museum. He was very informative, and shared tons of personal stories of local people that had pictures and uniforms displayed there. The displays covered all the wars from WWI thru present day.

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Middlebourne, West Virginia
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Teach the young ....... This is a fantastic place to teach our youth about the price of FREEDOM. Highly recommend it for families.

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Weston, West Virginia
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I enjoyed my visit to the museum there was so much to see and read about I spent well over an hour there the amount of things in there is so large it takes awhile to take everything in It is a good thing to see a collection like this made possible to the public I would recommend this museum.

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2 Thank judyw775
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Mountaineer Military Museum is inside the "Weston Colored School" (former one room schoolhouse) in Weston, WV nice place to see some historical exhibits (personal etc) of Military equipment (uniforms etc) they have a Vietnam War Memorial Monument outside the building honoring those from Lewis County WV (Weston area), that died in the war. the owners are awesome people, very knowledgable!!... More 

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