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Owners really personalized the experience for us; it’s dedicated to the mountaineer veterans, not just at the county level. Museum is housed in the old colored school and is quite tight. Donations only fund this property. Take the time to really absorb the sacrifices our...More
I just can't say enough good things about this museum. We were greeted by one of the co-owners, Barb, when we walked in. There's a strong possibility you will shed a tear or two before leaving, the displays really tug at your heartstrings. Many of...More
We worked for the Air Force for 34 years and support our military any chance we get. We have visited military museums all over the world -- some large and some small -- and this one highlights the contributions and sacrifices of our military for...More
Date of experience: June 2018
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Barbara M, Executive Director at Mountaineer Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018
Ms. Cheryl D.,
THANK YOU, VERY MUCH!...for your very kind review. Your kind words of support and appreciation are a a real "shot-in-the-arm". We HAVE worked very hard, for many years to provide a place of Honor and Respect for our Veterans.
We were looking for one more thing to do in Weston and with a couple in our group being history buffs we thought it would be a great stop. Only to find out the are only open on Saturday. Very disappointed that something like that...More
Date of experience: August 2017
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Barbara M, Owner at Mountaineer Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018
Dear Sir or Madam...
My name is Barb, and I am the co-owner of The Mountaineer Military Museum. I certainly apologize for your inconvenience. In answer to your inquiry, the reason that the Museum is only open on Saturdays is because we can't afford to...More
There was quite a collection of military items from battles long ago to nearly present day. I was most interested in Civil War-related items, of which there were few. This museum is a wonderful tribute to the sacrifices made.
If you have an interest in military history, this will make you wish there was a comparable museum in your home state. The volume of material is amazing. From the vintage photographs, to the uniforms, to the "trench art", to the enemy artifacts, there is...More