Charleston, West Virginia
Art, Children's, Culture, History, Planetarium, Science
With more than 9,000 square feet of gallery space, the art gallery houses the museum’s Permanent Collection as well as important, large-scale traveling exhibitions. The museum’s movable wall system and high ceiling allow the display of large 2-D or 3-D artworks. The art gallery has sophisticated climate control and lighting systems. With striking interior architecture complemented by dramatic views from on the three-story atrium, each visit is sure to be memorable.
Mineral Wells, West Virginia
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Library, Park
The New Era School was built in 1884 and served students in grades 1 through 8 until 1956. The facility then served as a community building for the Missouri Run area. It was later turned over to the Wood County Association of Retired School Employees. In 1991, the Living Heritage Museum Project, a newly formed volunteer organization, acquired the building for restoration.
Scarbro, West Virginia
Art, Cemetery, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The 1890 whipple company store was the center of coal camp life in the turn of the century through the 50's The 18,000 sq ft building and its unique structure is captivating as well as wonderous to see. We strive to celebrate the cultural heritage of the west virginia coal miner and the familes that lived, wored and died here.