Street Address
200 North Main Street
Phillippi, WV 26418
Mailing Address
14 N Walnut St
Phillippi, WV 26418
March 15-Dec. 31
Monday - Saturday11 AM - 4 PM
by appointment the rest of the year.
$2.00 per person, under 14 free with adult admission.
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Susan Church, President and Historian
phone: 304-457-2683
Susie Lambert, Curator
phone: 304-457-4846


Museum reorganizing to celebrate the 150th celebration of the First Land Battle of the Civil War in 2011. Included in admission donation is admission to the Philippi Mummies.

The Barbour County Historical Museum has 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.

A wide variety of guns, cannons, knives and weapons, the Myers switchboard, railroad artifacts, ceramics, newspapers, various manuscripts and publications, clothing, and numerous flags are just some of the renowned exhibits that you will find at The Barbour County Historical Museum.


Barbour County Historical Society celebrating nearly 50 years as an organization promoting Barbour County history which includes the Civil War and early American history.

Artifacts Collections

Civil War and Early American history

Research Collections

Family geneology

Educational Programs

Docent programs, Gallery tours and Lectures


Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes


Wheelchair Accessible


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