Established 2006


The museum accepts gifts of money, memorabilia, photos, pottery, glass, books and all items relating to the history of Shinnston and surrounding areas.

The museum was formed by resolution under the charter of the City of Shinnston, Board of Museums.  According to the Internal Revenue Service, "charitable contributions to government units are tax-deductible under 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code if made for a public purpose."

Gifts from visitors and benefactors enable us to add to our collection and to offer educational programming.  Contributions to the museum can be made in a variety of ways, including:
  • An outright gift
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Real estate/personal property
  • Bequests (wills)
  • Trusts

Donations may be mailed to the museum c/o the City of Shinnston at: 

​          40 Main Street

         Shinnston, WV  26431

If you would prefer to handle your donation in person, the museum may be contacted at (304) 627-7876 or