- TripBuzz found 45 things to do with kids in or near Beckley, West Virginia, including 32 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lansing, Fayetteville, Ansted and Hinton.
- From Mountain State Miniature Golf to Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine & Youth Museum, the Beckley area offers 46 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, History Museums and National & State Parks.
- Named after the first Librarian of Congress, John James Beckley, the city was founded in 1838. Beckley has a population of under 18,000 and is the county seat of Raleigh County. The city is located around 60 miles southeast of Charleston and is close to the New River Gorge National River.
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513 Ewart Ave., Beckley, WV 25801 MoreLess Info
At the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine & Youth Museum, visitors can ride through the tunnels of a vintage coal mine accompanied by miners who tell the stories of the mine, along with seeing the coal camp buildings. four railroad boxcars are found at the youth museum featuring rotating exhibits.
Grandview State Park contains a visitor center where visitors can get questions answered. The park also has five hiking trails where visitors can see a variety of wildlife and wildflowers, participate in ranger-led programs, see the outdoor drama facility, picnic, and play on the playground.
The Youth Museum of Southern WV is a historical museum offering a variety of exhibits and displays. Among these exhibits is a T-Rex exhibit, bats exhibit, arts in the studio exhibit, and the Page After Page children's author presentation.
Marquee Cinema is a multiplex movie theater chain with many locations. The Beckley location features first-run movies, a variety of concessions, including popcorn, candy, and soda, and occasional bargains and special events.
Created by eight military veterans from Raleigh county, the Raleigh County Veterans' Museum is a small historical museum founded in 2000. The museum features several collections of military memorabilia from World War II up to Operation Desert Storm.
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513 Ewart Ave, 513 Ewart Avenue, Beckley, WV 25801 MoreLess Info
Open from April through November, Exhibition Coal Mine allows visitors to ride through a vintage coal mine on a 1/2 hour tour, guided by veteran miners. The mine is also surrounded by period coal camp buildings.