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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  • This place is amazing! The stone work and the architecture are worth the trip. The rail bridge is a must to cross. You can feel you are walking through history while you are here. It is definitely wor...  more »
  • This place is amazing. The views are breathtaking. There are several historic buildings to explore that are now museums and informational areas. Plan to spend a whole day here and wear walking shoes.  more »
  • This was really cool! It costs $10/carload entrance fee. When you get in, you catch a bus to Lower Town which overlooks the Shanendoah River. Several of the old stores and houses have either shops or ...  more »