Mountaineer Country West Virginia

West Virginia Public Theatre - The Theatre has played to more than 800,000 people, continuing to carry out the mission to use the arts to enrich the lives of the residents and visitors to the region through the beauty of live, professional musical theatre.

The Old Brick Play House - Enriching lives through laughter The Old Brick is an educational Theatre with something for everyone.

Coal Country Miniature Golf - Stop by Coal Country Miniature Golf and Batting Cages and Play eighteen holes of miniature golf with a coal mining theme, or try your luck at the batting cages.

Rich Mountain Battlefield - One of the earliest engagements of the Civil War. It consists of more than 400 protected acres including the battle site at the top of Rich Mountain and a section of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike connecting the two sites.

Mini-Museum of Geology & Natural History - Holds the key to preservation, and exhibition of rock, mineral, and fossil specimens from all ages of West Virginia's geologic history. In addition to being a repository for all types of geologic specimens, the museum's on-going collections also includes historic books, maps, manuscripts, and artifacts.

Mother's Day Shrine - The beautiful building was built in 1873. "The International Mother's Day Shrine and Museum will preserve, promote and develop through education, the Spirit of Motherhood, as exemplified by the lives of Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis and Anna Jarvis, and the institution of Mother's Day that they established."

Adaland Mansion - This stately brick home at Philippi is set against the rolling hills of Barbour County and was built in 1870.

American Mountain Theater - West Virginia's first and only "Branson Style" family-friendly music & comedy variety show.

Valley Worlds of Fun - Seven acres of fun including 24 Bowling Lanes, Laser tag, Arcade, Himalayan, Tea Cups, Bumper Cars, Twister, Whirly Bird, Inflatable Soft Play, Bumper Boats, and The Valley FreeFall!

Volcano Island Indoor Water Park Resort - The 50,000 sq ft indoor water park showcases several slides to include a family raft ride and a water coaster. For the adventuresome, try your hand at surfing on the Flow Rider. During the summer season enjoy time at the "beach" alongside the outdoor wave pool or a float around the "endless" lazy river.

Pricketts Fort - A living history site where interpreters recreate late-18th century lifestyle through period attire and the demonstration of a variety of colonial crafts. Throughout the Season, you may find blacksmiths, spinners, weavers and other traditional artisans at work. Fishing, picnic tables, an amphitheater and a great nature trail are also available.

Tomchin Planetarium & Observatory - Offers exciting and interesting planetarium shows and sky-watching. Learn about the moon and stars in a fun way.

Monongalia Arts Center - Committed to providing a home for visual, performing, and literary arts through programming and educational outreach. Permanent and rotating exhibits.

The Barbour County Historical Museum - A myriad of momentous and antique exhibits to keep you entertained throughout your visit. The prominent displays date back to 1635, through the civil war, to the early 1900's, to modern day.

Hovatters Wildlife Zoo - Come to West Virginia Zoo at Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo to see One of West Virginia's Largest Collections of Exotic & Native Animals!!

Arthurdale Heritage New Deal Museum - Established in 1933, by the United States government, Arthurdale is the nation's first New Deal Homestead Community. Created through President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal legislation, the community provided a new chance at life for residents of West Virginia who were suffering from the Great Depression.