Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry

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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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  • What a beautiful, historic town to visit. Honestly, Harpers Ferry does not get nearly the credit it should as a place to visit and a place with an enormous impact on the history of our country. We lea...  more »
  • Unfortunately we could not spend as much time here as we would have liked. The weather did not cooperate. Many buildings to explore and wonderful scenery. Spring through fall would be excellent times ...  more »
  • It was good day and we loved to spend all day outside, hiking around the town, exploring old town, little shops and restaurants. There was a lot of museum tents with people in antique cloths, like mil...  more »