Haunted Attractions in #VisitMoundsville

Archive of the Afterlife, “The National Museum of the Paranormal”

86 Railroad Street, Cameron, WV 26031 – OPEN Friday & Saturday 1pm-7pm

The largest collection of haunted & paranormal items in the United States. Experience the energy of these haunted items and get information about different areas of the paranormal. 

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Scarecrow Lane at the Cockayne Farmstead

1105 Wheeling Avenue, Glen Dale, WV 26038 – Farmstead open for tours year-round, Scarecrow Lane Open weekdays in October 

Each October local businesses & members of the community decorate Scarecrows at the Farmstead! Then the community can vote for the best scarecrow throughout the month until Halloween!  

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West Virginia Penitentiary

818 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, WV 26041 – Open April-November for Historic Day Tours

The Former West Virginia Penitentiary was one of the bloodiest prisons in America. Take a Day tour for the history, a Twilight Tour or Thriller Thursday tour to wander the prison on your own for 90-minutes, or try a Public Ghost Hunt to spend a night locked inside. Book tickets online at WVPenTours.com!


Whitegate Cemetery

596 Toms Run Rd, Moundsville, WV 26041 – Open year round

Aptly called “The Tombs of the Unclaimed Prisoners”. This is the final resting place for dozens of prisoners from the West Virginia Penitentiary who had no claims to their remains after their passing. Please note: Cemetery closes at dusk. Do not trespass on private property. Water crossing *on foot* to get into the cemetery.