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Matewan Depot Replica and Museum

Mate Street, Matewan, WV 25678
+1 304-426-5744
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Disappointed - Closed with No Explanations

Very sorry to see the train depot closed. Even their outdoor bathrooms were locked - no notice on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LAURIE S
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
History tour for Hatfield & McCoy

great place, lots of photos and antiques, got to meet Scotty May and had a blast with him! Had a... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Michell O
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Michigan
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mate Street, Matewan, WV 25678
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+1 304-426-5744
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"souvenirs"
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"flooded"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sorry to see the train depot closed. Even their outdoor bathrooms were locked - no notice on the door even though the website said they should have been opened. This was not a welcoming feel to this tiny town. The levy walls next to...More

Thank LAURIE S
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

great place, lots of photos and antiques, got to meet Scotty May and had a blast with him! Had a nice gift shop with a lot to pick from.

Thank Michell O
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

If you like history this is the place to go. And Matewan West Virginia is loaded with history. You can also buy hatfield-mccoy shirts.

Thank DeltaGreg
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Everything you would ever want to know about Matewan - the Mine Wars, major floods, trains, Hatfield and McCoy fued. They have a few souvenirs, but mostly informational. Great stop, well worth the time spent.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

First of all, I want to thank the people at the museum. The attention and explanations about the places are perfect. Very polite and kind. The Museum is A PLUS. A great place to learn not just about the Feud, between families

Thank GUSTAVO L
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit even for the locals!!! If you are interested in this type of stuff you'll not be disappointed at all!! Highly recommend to anyone!!!!!!!

Thank Aaron D
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

A visit to the historic town of Matewan wouldn't be complete without a stop at the Depot Replica and Museum. The museum contains numerous artifacts, photos, and stories of days gone by. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Such a joy to visit that I...More

Thank JimCook236
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

A lot of history and a GREAT tour guide there very knowledgeable and helpful. Souvenirs are right there a really good place to take in the history all around you.

Thank wvmac0230
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Small-town Matewan is a reflection of old-time West Virginia. The Replica Depot Museum is the place to go to learn the history and mystique of this rugged, bucolic area. There are numerous pictures and displays there of the Hatfields & McCoys feud, the fracas between...More

Thank Tom_H_LimerickPA
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The history of the area comes alive in this museum: the Hatfield-McCoy feud, coal industry and labor history (Mine Wars), and the survival of major floods by the Tug River. I watched two very engaging videos at the museum, studied the exhibits and the art...More

Thank Cathy_Civy
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