Wetzel County Museum

New Martinsville, WV

The mission of the Wetzel County Museum is to preserve the history and culture of Wetzel County by fostering understanding and appreciation of its contribution to local, state, and national history for a broad public audience. We strive to preserve the heritage of Wetzel County by collecting, interpreting, and maintaining artifacts relevant to our mission, thereby promoting heritage tourism and good stewardship of our resources for the benefit of all.

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