West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture & History

West Virginia State Museum to Host “Once Upon a Time at the Museum”


CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Looking for a family activity that’s both fun and educational? Look no further than the West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s “Once Upon a Time at the Museum.”

Families are invited to visit the award-winning West Virginia State Museum for this very special evening filled with storytelling and music. Songs will accompany each tale read in Discovery Rooms throughout the Museum.

“Once Upon a Time at the Museum” is free and open to the public. It will be held July 15th through the 18th, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. No registration is necessary.

Listed below is the schedule for “Once Upon a Time at the Museum”:

Monday, July 15: “When I was Young in the Mountains” in the Company Town
Tuesday, July 16: “Golden Delicious” in Fairs and Festivals
Wednesday, July 17: “Rocks in My Pockets” in the Company Town
Thursday, July 18: “John Henry” at the Train Depot

The West Virginia State Museum recently received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

For more information, contact Caryn Gresham, deputy commissioner for the Division, at Caryn.S.Gresham@wv.gov or (304) 558-0220.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts with Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary. The Division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information about the Division’s programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org.

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