The Jefferson County Museum is open,
Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 am to 4 pm.

The museum is open under the following conditions:

        • Up to six visitors are permitted at a time, except eight are
          allowed if from a single household.
        • Visitors agree to wear masks and distance six feet or more
          from others.

Discover the history of
Jefferson County, West Virginia

Visit the Jefferson County Museum to discover the people and events
that helped shape the county’s and nation’s history!

Online Collection

Explore the online collection database of artifacts, images, archives, and published materials.



See new, temporary, permanent, and virtual exhibits.



Catch up on the museum's latest news.


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#DYK a scrimshaw is an engraving or carving done in bone or ivory! This scrimshaw #fromourcollection shows a woman in 19th-century clothing—including a feathered hat and double-stranded necklace. #localhistory #JeffersonCounty ... See MoreSee Less
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#OnThisDay in 1949 was the opening ceremony for the Route 340 bridge across the Shenandoah River in Harpers Ferry. #localhistory #JeffersonCounty ... See MoreSee Less
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