- Our list of the best things to do in Moundsville, West Virginia, features the top 32 nearby activities — including 10 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Moundsville, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 7 things to do within the city of Moundsville, WV , followed by 25 popular activities in nearby cities, including Wheeling and Triadelphia
The Gothic West Virginia Penitentiary opened in 1875 and hosted many executions. Visitors can tour the facility during the day and learn about the history of the building or tour the building at night to learn about the ghosts that may live there.
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801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, WV 26041 MoreLess Info
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex contains the largest Adena Burial mounds in the world. The Delf Norona Museum contains artifacts found near the site, and the complex contains a 136-seat theater with a small stage.
Built as a memorial to Srila Prabhuapada, founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the Gold Palace has a thirty-ton main dome with a 4,200-piece crystal ceiling and walls made from 52 varieties of marble and onyx. Visitors can also see rose gardens and over 100 water fountains.
Though the Fostoria Glass Company has been closed since the 1980's, the Fostoria Glass Museum carries on the company's heritage. The three-story museum features collectible glass pieces and exhibits that reflect the glass plant's history.
The rather basic Bethlehem Community Park offers simple outdoor facilities. There is a children's playground, public parking lot, a walking path, and a few ball fields in addition to a picnic shelter that can be rented for private events.
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144 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum contains toy train, model trains, and real train memorabilia. The museum also contains four rooms filled with toys, including Legos, dolls, miniatures, Hot Wheel and Matchbox cars, pinball games, puzzles.