Last updated: 6/5/2011
Morgantown, West Virginia
Street Address
395 Evansdale Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 6070
Morgantown, WV 26506
phone: 304-293-4307
web: www.cemr.wvu.edu/wattsmuseum
Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday1 PM - 4 PM
Also open by appointment.
Admissions
Free
Staff
Danielle Petrak, Museum Coordinator and Curator
phone: 304-293-4609
Description

Housed in the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at WVU, the Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the social, cultural and technological history of the coal, oil and natural gas industries of the state of West Virginia through the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of objects relevant to these industries. The museum is named in honor of Royce J. Watts, associate dean of the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, and his wife, Caroline, who have tirelessly supported its mission.

Mission

The Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the social, cultural, and technological history of the coal, oil, and natural gas industries of the state of West Virginia through the collection, preservation, research, and exhibition of objects and archival materials relevant to these industries.

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

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