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Family fun!

We stopped here & expected a small museum with little to look at. Were we wrong or what!? This is a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Philippi, West Virginia
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Wow, just WOW!!

This is better than most museums as far as the amount of the collection. Gerald can tell you... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Columbus, Ohio
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Nov 7, 2017
“Family fun!”
Aug 16, 2017
“Wow, just WOW!!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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149 Army Lane, Petersburg, WV 26847
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here & expected a small museum with little to look at. Were we wrong or what!? This is a hidden treasure for anyone whose served or who’ve had family serve in our great military. We had a teenager, 2 tweens & a toddler...More

1  Thank kristalnuzum
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is better than most museums as far as the amount of the collection. Gerald can tell you everything you ever wanted to know about each item he's collected. Such a sweet, sweet man.

1  Thank JenniferJ2101
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Started in 1982, Top Kicks is one of the best museums, in West Virginia! A lot of variety of gear, equipment, and OPERABLE vehicles that would be a dream for any military enthusiast, the owner gives alot of information about what he has to view....More

Thank silverbane18
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a private collection well presented and of interest to anyone who "was there" in the military in the last 7 decades. The every day stuff that makes the military work in displayed throughout the building and vehicles line the outside and rear. The...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We first went here on our first trip to Smokehole alone. Then took the kids there this year when we stayed at Smokehole and my son loved it! The gentleman that runs it is very knowledgeable.

Thank Cassie B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Got rained out of a day of fishing and stopped in at this great personal collection of mostly WWII memorabilia. The collector is a wealth of information about the individual pieces on display. He accompanied us on the entire visit and answered hundreds of questions,...More

Thank Brookdent
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The gentleman greeted us and was amazingly friendly and very informative. All personally owned. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank TammyHeater
Reviewed 10 December 2015

My wife and I were staying at Hermans cabins down the road and stopped in to take a look after seeing the sign on the side of the road. When we got there it was almost dark and the place was locked up. We were...More

1  Thank psheridan247
Reviewed 1 September 2015

You will see things you didn't know STILL existed! You can read authentic letters written during the wars, see the equipment actually used during the wars including vehicles, weapons, pictures, and much more. It is a must to see!

Thank mindmender710040
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This was my second visit. Even more stuff. As a Soldier I love looking at all these things. some old some new. He has done a great job with this private museum!

Thank alm122
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