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The museum section of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History oversees and operates five historic sites and museums including the West Virginia State Museum Collection and the West Virginia Archeological Collection.



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Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex Announces December Activities 

West Virginia State Museum Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Honored as a Top Performing Museum as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site  

West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces New Operating Hours for the Culture Center, Grave Creek Mound, Independence Hall, Museum in the Park and the State Museum  

West Virginia Division of Culture and History Introduces New State Museum App  

West Virginia Division of Culture and History Invites Quilters to Make Handmade Squares for a West Virginia Statehood Sesquicentennial Quilt  

Guidelines for submitting a collection to the Archaeological Collections Facility 

Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center  

West Virginia Independence Hall to host Jan. 29 reception to celebrate restoration of courtroom walls and ceiling to original 1859 condition  

$2,000 to $20,000 grants available to help arts organizations, history museums improve, update facilities  

West Virginia Division of Culture and History presents West Virginia Wildlife exhibition  

West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling to present sesquicentennial lecture “A Species of Legal Fiction: The Wheeling Conventions of 1861” June 4  

Robert C. Byrd Courthouse features Selections from West Virginia State Museum’s Art Collection on exhibit through June 24, 2011  

West Virginia State Museum to introduce monthly Sesquicentennial Mondays program on March 7  

Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host reception for Ladies Fashion Doll exhibition by Pete Ballard  

Grave Creek Mound to host reception for exhibit Women of Design: Embassies, Mansions and Stately Homes – Pat Bibbee and Vivien Woofter  

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