Barbour County Historical Society Museum

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Barbour County Historical Society Museum

Barbour County Historical Society Museum
200 N. Main St.
Philippi, WEST VIRGINIA 26416

Contact phone: 304-457-4846
Latitude: 39.152938
Longitude: -80.041375

Located in Philippi, WV - scene of the first official battle of the Civil War - we have artifacts from the official beginning and end of the Civil War. Information on the Philippi Covered Bridge and the B&O Railroad. We have the Meyers' Legacy. Information on Ida Reed. Pictures of the 1985 Flood of Philippi and the Burning of the Philippi Covered Bridge in 1989 and other artifacts from the residents of Barbour County. Also seen on National Geographic's Mummy Road show. No Tuesday or Thursday hours during the winter season.

This facility is included in "A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia."
Please check the Guide or the site for information on accessibility. Please note - a self-reporting survey was used to compile the information in this Guide; every attempt was made to verify the accuracy of the information but West Virginia Division of Tourism is not responsible for errors or inaccuracies.


  • Cash Only
  • Family Friendly
  • Gift Shop
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Restrooms