Historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited at the museums in Belmont County. Glassware, community artifacts, and underground railroad information are just a few items that you will view at the sites.
532 N. Chestnut St. Award winning and built in the 1800’s is this 26-room mansion of elegance. Superbly carved oak fretwork, butternut and hand-carved wood mantels are just a few of the finely crafted features inside.
The school is located five miles west of the Belmont County Courthouse in St. Clairsville on the north side of the National Road. Visitors traveling on I-70 would use Exit 213 and follow Rt. # 40 West to Ohio University's Eastern Campus.
This 1880’s former Sheriff’s Residence is a museum to the county. Once housing each sheriff and his family, it is now home to artifacts and pictures telling the history of the many communities throughout Belmont County.
Sandy Ridge Rd. (off Rt. 147, east of town) The plain federal style brick building seats 1,500. Built in 1878 to house the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Conservative Friends. The building contains a Quaker Heritage Museum. Open by appointment.
Features an extensive collection of publications, books, memorabilia and other articles. The exhibits portray what is known about slavery and the underground railroad in Ohio, and presents an understanding of the culture in the 1800’s.
Rt. 800 S., left at first light onto Church St. to Mulberry St. intersects with Watt Ave., turn left. The original office building of the Watt Car and Wheel Company. Exhibits including coal history, business, industry and agriculture.