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Those Who Served War Museum

1500 W Main St, Princeton, WV 24740-2627
+1 304-487-3670
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We were totally amazed at the breadth of the Mercer County exhibits spanning from the Civil War to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LAURIE S
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
Great Experience

We were passing through WV, and found this museum on TripAdvisor. It has a wide variety of... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
natbowditch
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Sevier County, Tennessee
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1500 W Main St, Princeton, WV 24740-2627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were totally amazed at the breadth of the Mercer County exhibits spanning from the Civil War to our current Middle East war. The memoribalia made the history so poignant and personal. This county is proud of its war heroes!! Docent Jim Rose was also...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We were passing through WV, and found this museum on TripAdvisor. It has a wide variety of displays, and the memorial room is phenomenal. Not a great visit for younger kids, as there are many open exhibits, but still worth visiting for any and everyone...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were traveling and stopped in Princeton. We found The War Museum in Trip Advisor and thought it sounded interesting. We were amazed when we saw how much memorabilia was there. Tony Whitlow, who started the museum, was there to tell us many interesting stories...More

1  Thank Gail W
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Spent 2 hours going through the museum. Outstanding displays. Staff was more than willing to personally escort me, explain any questions, etc...

1  Thank Addison M
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We have not seen a better kept War Museum than this one. It is worth visiting. You could tell how much work goes into this place.

1  Thank Sabine S
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

This is one of Princeton's hidden secrets. The appreciation of our military men is very well documented in all the items and photos that have been collected in the Memorial Building! Local Veterans help with tours, and it is well worth the time to see...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Surprisingly abundant in history from the Civil to Afghanistan wars. The docents are veterans who fill in a lot of detail and are very knowledgeable about the museum & it's contents. The tribute to Flanders Field in WWI and MIA's is beautiful. It breaks your...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

We were very surprised about the history of Hershey and how the school started. Many other buildings and places in Hershey, PA have been built by the magnate. The guides were very informative and knowledgeable about the entire school. The grounds were very well maintained...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2015

If war history is your thing then this place is perfect! The workers are veterans and love talking to people about the items there.

1  Thank RaeDevor
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Tony Whitlow, (who was at one time the state senator) was the attendant who took great care in explaining much of the exhibit, He was very well informed about all that was on display. Items from WW 1 -- the Vietnam War were on display....More

4  Thank junglybill
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