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Belle Boyd House

126 E Race St, Martinsburg, WV 25401-4310
+1 304-267-4713
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A favorite of ours

My children and I have visited several times and always have fun. They enjoy the history and the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
SlytherinJenn
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interesting local history

I had rad all about Belle bfore going to Martingsburg, she was quite a lady, the only woman to be a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Sheila S
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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126 E Race St, Martinsburg, WV 25401-4310
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+1 304-267-4713
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My children and I have visited several times and always have fun. They enjoy the history and the haunted folklore surrounding the place. They have a gift shop offering a variety of books, locally made soaps and marbles, and other WV merchandise. Also have an...More

Thank SlytherinJenn
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I had rad all about Belle bfore going to Martingsburg, she was quite a lady, the only woman to be a Captain in the confedreate Army ! The house was charming as well as our guide/hostess JoAnne. There was an added benefit to the visit...More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was an interesting, eclectic museum that told the story of Belle's early years as well as having many displays related to the town throughout its early history. It is not some place I would travel a great distance to see but is certainly worth...More

Thank Jjjjam
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The main attraction of the house is its connection to Belle Boyd and Civil War buffs will enjoy visiting. There's also a visitor's center in the building and the person there was very friendly in sharing the history of the house and information on other...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Interesting tour. Eclectic assortment of artifacts upstairs. I enjoyed this. The history of Belle was highlighted by a lovely older resident of Martinsburg. She had been there since the house was saved from the demolition ball....so she was vested! Fun. Now I have to go...More

Thank BlueFalconRidge
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on a whim and enjoyed the walk through. Lots of information and very knowledgeable caretaker.

Thank Lillian C
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Belle Boys house is a great place to visit if you're in the area. The people that work there are friendly and knowledgeable. However you can get through the entire visit from asking questions to walking through in about 20 minutes. This isn't a day...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This was a very interesting site as I am a Civil War buff and she is well known around these circles. The house was in great condition and we had a tour from a employee. She was most interesting and helped us understand just how...More

1  Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I am loving this house. The docent on duty (forgive me for not recalling his name!) was truly a fountain of knowledge. I was the only one on the tour at the time, so I got to ask lots of questions and spent some time...More

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 23 March 2016

They bill it as "visitor center" but I was not overly impressed with it from that aspect. No city maps (I suppose everyone but me has GPS). The museum portion was nice, if you are into the Civil War.

Thank Steve P
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