Fairmont, West Virginia

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Fairmont, West Virginia, USA

Attractions in Fairmont, West Virginia


  • Coal Country Miniature Golf
    22 Coal Country Lane, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-366-9300, Enjoy a day of playing miniature golf with a coal mining theme or try your luck at the batting cages. A snack bar, gift shop, and picnic area are also offered.  more info  map

  • Valley Worlds of Fun
    2017 Pleasant Valley Road, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-366-2500, Valley Worlds of Fun is a family entertainment center dedicated to wholesome fun for kids of all ages. Furthermore, it is a tobacco and alcohol free facility. The center... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • "Father's Day Church", The
    301 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-366-3351, Central United Methodist Church, also known as "The Father's Day Church", is the descendant church of Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church, where the first... more info  map

  • Downtown Fairmont Historic District
    Historic Downtown
    304-368-1123, The Convention and Visitors Bureau offers a Walking Tour brochure for touring this scenic and historic section of town. Many of the buildings are on the National... more info  map

  • High Gate Carriage House
    1013 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-363-3547, This Tudor Revival style carriage house was originally the stables for a coal baron. It and its beautiful grounds have been restored by Friends of High Gate, Inc. ... more info  map

  • Jacob Prickett, Jr. Log House
    Route 3, Box 407, Fairmont, WV 26554
    Known as the oldest standing home in Marion County, this log home is open for tours seasonally and also by appointment. "Forgotten Arts and Crafts" workshops, private... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Barrackville Covered Bridge
    County Route 21 at the junction of 250/32
    Travel back in time when you see this 148 foot single lane covered bridge that is listed in the National Register of Historic Landmarks. more info  map

  • Jefferson Street High Level Bridge
    Exit 137 of I-79, Follow 310 North
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic bridge has recently undergone a $23.5 million dollar restoration. Spanning the Monongahela River, rail... more info  map

  • Marion County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    East Marion Park Entrance
    304-367-5398, This memorial honors the memory of local county men who died in Vietnam. The six-ton monument is inscribed with the names of those 27 men from Marion County, WV. Also... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Marion County Public Library
    312 Monroe Street, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-366-1210, Offers a wide selection of informational resources including books, magazines, videotapes, CD's, and books on tape. Children's programming, reference Internet access,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Fairmont State College Museum
    352 Education Building, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-367-4241, This one-room school musuem provides a look at the early days of this college's beginnings as a private teacher training school.  more info  map

  • Marion County Historical Society Museum
    P.O. Box 1636, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-367-5398, Located in the home of former sheriffs of Marion County, this museum is operated by the Historical Society of Marion County. Rooms in the house are furnished in the... more info  map

  • Vittoria & Banks-Art For Your Soul
    232 Adams Street, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-363-6955, Art gallery featuring the work of 30-40 artists including Tamarack artists. more info  map

  • West Augusta Historical Society Museum
    Main Street South, Mannington, WV 26582
    304-986-2636, Features the original bed, chair, and dresser of Francis H. Pierpont, the first governor of the restored Government of Virginia after the Civil War. Many antique times,... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • East Marion Park
    Top of State Street Extension
    304-363-7037, This 30 acre park offers the noted Wave Tek Pool and Water Slide with three types of waves. Choose from other recreational activities such as tennis, jogging trails,... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Heston Farm Winery
    1602 Tulip Lane, Fairmont, WV 26554
    304-534-2516, Heston Farm offers wine tastings, tours, and hosts special events and concerts.  more info


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