Beckley, West Virginia is a city in the south central part of the state. It is a city that has a few great tourist sites. One of those sites is the Youth Museum. It is an interactive museum with changing exhibits allowing children to interact with the real world as well as entertain. Your children will have a great time visiting the Youth Museum.
Now some of you are saying, “This is wonderful. It is great that kids love this place. However, I am not a kid nor do I have kids. I want to see trains. Therefore, there is no reason for me to visit this place.”
That is a great point. However, there is something amazing about this museum. What is amazing? The museum is housed in four box cars that were once used on the railroad. You going inside and look through each car each with an exhibit in it. So when you visit the Youth Museum, you will be seeing trains.
The Youth Museum is located at 509 Ewart Avenue in Beckley, West Virginia next to the Exhibit Coal Mine. It is open all year round between 10:00am to 6:00pm. It is a great compliment for your children while visiting the mine. You can have your children inside a box car.