Area Attractions

Grave Creek Mound

Enjoy the famous and largest Adena Burial mound. The museum features artifacts and exhibits about the lifestyle of the Adena people.

West Virginia Penitentiary

Whether you plan on attending a historic tour or plan on testing your courage against the paranormal, the West Virginia Penitentiary is the tourist attraction you want to visit.

Palace of Gold

The New Vrindaban Holy Dham is set in the beautiful and peaceful Appalachian Mountains in the rural West Virginia Panhandle. This spiritual community has been a place of pilgrimage for many thousands of visitors each year.

Fostoria Glass Museum

The Fostoria Glass factory played an important role in the history and development of the city of Moundsville. The museum provides an opportunity to enjoy this rich history through their beautiful displays and vast knowledge of each piece.

Cockayne Farmstead

The Cockayne Farmstead collection is comprised of a c1850s farmhouse containing its original collection of over 3000 objects and over 15,000 primary documents. The house has been described as being "arrested in time" with the last major renovation occurring around the turn of the 20th century. 

The Strand Theatre

The historic Strand Theatre provides Moundsville & the surrounding areas with a facility to house all expressions of the arts. Watch a movie, enjoy a show, or hold an event at this historic theatre.

Roseland Resort and Campground

Roseland is a gay owned and operated resort and campground that caters to gay men ages 21 and over. Roseland offers a unique private setting on 222 acres of rolling West Virginia forested hills and meadows. For more information, visit their website.

Archive of the Afterlife

Venture into an educational experience into the vast and intriguing realm of the paranormal through exhibits of allegedly haunted relics, cursed artifacts, oddities, informational literature and historically significant items.