Last updated: 5/28/2012
Living Civil War History Museum
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Street Address
343 Campground Road
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Mailing Address
34 Potter Field Drive
Lovettsville, VA 20180
phone: 703-967-5269
March through October
Saturday10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
And also by Appointment
Free and Donations greatly appreciated
Marsha Wood, Curator/Owner
phone: 540-822-5148
Thomas Wood, Curator

Our vision for this museum is to educate adults and children on the life during the civil war.


Have the oldest confederate soldiers shoes.
Copy of the original truece that ended the war.
Authentic Medical instruments from Richmond Virginia.

Artifact Collections

cannon cannonballs other artillery
unique artifacts no other museum has

Educational Programs

We offer an educational trunk to be brought to your school or a home school for a minimal fee


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: No


Wheelchair Accessible

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