Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry
(4.6/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
At Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, you'll see the center of 19th century industry. The park features many small museums and exhibits, battlefields, uninhabited hillside houses, and picturesque streets. Take a guided tour with a ranger and hear about the town's history, which began 8,000 years ago. See galleries such as the wax museum, the blacksmith shop, and the clocks and jewelry exhibit, or visit the bookshop, tavern, and the dry goods store. Plan your visit in advance in order to get the most out of this attraction. Plan to visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Harpers Ferry attractions using our Harpers Ferry itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful area, quaint shops. Historical and interesting. Great in the Fall, but even better in the summer. Lots to do, rafting kayaking. Area has lots of great vineyards. 
  • Beautiful park! There is a parking lot of cars and buses that wants to walk in the park or go to the historic part of the city, in this case there is a bus that takes and brings the visitor.
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  • We visited here knowing about John Brown and his raid on the armory, but also learned much more about the town's role along the C&O Canal, B&O Railroad, national armory, and manufacturing center along...  more »