John Brown Wax Museum, Harpers Ferry

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  • It was a interesting visit, not really sure if it was worth $7, but hey, why not. It give's a quick snapshot of John Brown's life and illustrates how he was was contraversial, not just because of his ...  more »
  • I was familiar with John Browns Story before stopping in. However, I understood it as a tale. Something that happened a long time ago. While in the museum I developed real emotions around the subject ...  more »
  • Ok, when here, how can you pass this attraction up. Classic...and I mean classic...wax museum. The attraction is old...or vintage, depends how you view it. I enjoyed the history of john brown, and got...  more »
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  • Great historical was exhibit - loved going as a kid, and was still impressed later in life.
  • The Museum was nice, I would be impressed if I was in grade school. Some of the wax figures color was off. At the end of the day it's worth a 30 minute stop.
  • The wax looked pretty realistic, and I enjoyed the audio information.
  • The oddest thing about this museum is how they compare themselves to huge wax museums that are dedicated to pop culture. Yes, their prices are lower than a wax museum in DC or NYC, but the experience is shorter. A 15-minute stop if you're into history or old museums, but skip it unless you're solo.
  • It is an old building and old wax statues. That does not take away from the fact that is an interesting visual educational opportunity. It might be scary for some younger children. The cost is a bit much, but we had a good visit. They offer discounts to seniors, children, and veterans. We enjoyed the audio presentations.
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