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John Brown Wax Museum, Harpers Ferry

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  • The museum was very informative. I'd been to Harper's Ferry many times but had never attended this site. It's musty smelling and had a lot of steps. It has buttons to push for information that are ant...  more »
  • Really neat and informative ! Cool wax figures and at the end they move. Awesome history lesson and a little spooky in there.  more »
  • Ok. It's a wax museum, with figures that move in some scenes. It conveys a lot of history about John Brown which is great! Down side is the various hallways look like scenes from the Shining and it wa...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Wow...I felt like I was going to get killed in there. Very creepy and poor outdated "wax" models
  • It's a short walk through a historic house with wax figures behind a glass window. It offers some history but nothing we hadn't already seen in the free museums in harpers ferry. Felt this was a bit of a waste.
  • Great learning experience but alot of the figures are older
  • Kind of depressing and run down. One of the few places with ac.