Just because there’s not an event listed for a particular day, don’t despair, there are still plenty of ways you can have an adventurous day. I’ve listed places that are free or relatively inexpensive. Check each website link for additional information. I’ll add to this list, as needed. You can email me at [email protected] with any ideas!
Huntington Radio Museum (Huntington)-FREE-10-4 Saturdays and 1-4 Sundays (year round)
Paul Ambrose Trail for Health (Huntington) FREE, outdoor
WV State Museum (Charleston) FREE Tue-Sat 9am-5pm
Huntington Museum of Art (Huntington) FREE every Tuesday. Saturday from 1-3pm is KidsArt (free guided art activities for children k (or younger with adult)-5th), Hiking trails behind the museum are free and open to the public as well.
Heritage Station (Huntington) FREE You can see and view trains, check out the Artisan Market and Party on the Patio-FREE-once per month
Chuck Ripper Trail at Harris Riverfront Park (Huntington)
Madie Carroll House Tours (Huntington)-historic home with furnishings. Call for tour schedule: (304) 736-1655
Blenko Glass Tours (Milton) FREE-tours available on request-a festival is held in August
J. Taylor Auto Collection (Huntington) CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 🙁 FREE-located at 1404 Washington Ave. near Historic Central City
Heritage Farm and Museum (Huntington) Open year round-hours vary by season. There is a village tour, doll museum, zoo tours, and more! Admission fee can be found here.
Billy Bob’s Wonderland Family Fun Center-no admission price. Free animatronic puppet show. Game tokens can be purchased for a fee.
Chad Pennington Marshall Hall of Fame Museum (Huntington) FREE-sports museum.
Downtown Huntington Walking Tour (Huntington) FREE
Blake Confederate History Collection (Huntington/Marshall) FREE
Marshall Special Collections (Huntington/Marshall Morrow Library) Free
Wilbur E. Myers Gallery of Glass Collection (Huntington/Marshall Drinko Library) FREE
WV Biological Survey Museum (Huntington/Marshall Science Museum) FREE
Touma Medical Museum (Huntington) by appointment only
South Charleston Museum and Interpretive Center (South Charleston)
South Charleston Memorial Ice Arena (Charleston) Totsicles every Friday morning 9:30-10:30am $5 per child. Open skate admission $8 plus $2 skate rental OR $13 all day skate. Check the calendar for dates and times for Open Skate.
Highlands Discovery Museum (Ashland) Admission fee $6.50, $5 children over 2.
WV Farm Museum (Point Pleasant) open April 1st-November 15
Clay Center (Charleston) museum admission $7.50+
Point Pleasant River Museum (Point Pleasant) $5 adults, $2 children
Pottery Place (varied locations) Fee $ based on art piece.
Harris Riverfront Skate Park-Phase one has been completed on this free public skate park located in the western end of the park area.
Huntington Train Museum (Huntington) FREE-Open ONLY on Sunday 2-5pm (Memorial Day-Sept 30th)
April Dawn Park Sprayground and Skate park (Milton) FREE
Hurricane Sprayground (Hurricane) $3 for non putnam county residents
Barboursville Park and Sprayground (Barboursville)
Lawrence County, Oh Museum and Historical Society (Ironton, Oh)
Friends of Ironton (Ohio) Spray Park is located at South Second Street (Vernon St & Washington), Ironton, OH
If you like checking out new and exciting playgrounds, be sure to check all of the wonderful ones around us, here. Our family favorite is the Harveytown Park.
Or, we have our very own state park too, Beech Fork State Park that offers 3,144 acres of some of the best recreation experience in the southwestern section of West Virginia.