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John Brown Wax Museum, Harpers Ferry
(2.6/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
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  • Recalls the story of John Brown in the House that spent most of his life. The historical pieces are in great condition.
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  • This museum has not been updated since it was opened decades ago. Many of the displays are in poor repair, particularly the ones using automation. Lighting is poor in some areas and the artifacts are ...  more »
  • I'm not a huge fan of wax museums but I can appreciate the detail in telling of his controversial life. Would not recommend for the handicapped, lots of stairs. 
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  • 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.
  • Talks about the life of John brown. Museum was ok but not worth seven dollars.
  • Great learning experience but alot of the figures are older
  • The wax looked pretty realistic, and I enjoyed the audio information.
  • Kind of depressing and run down. One of the few places with ac.