The Morgantown History Museum is a nonprofit institution and the first city-sponsored museum in the Greater Morgantown area. Its mission is to preserve and promote local and regional history and to make it accessible to the citizens of Morgantown and visitors to the region.
The Grand Opening was held December 16, 2011, and since then has featured exhibits on the Monongalia River, Morgantown native Don Knotts, and the recognition of the 100th anniversary of the HMS Titanic's demise, including Morgantown's ties to the grand cruise ship.
A new Smithsonian exhibit is being brought to the Morgantown History Museum by the West Virginia Humanities Council. "Hometown Teams" examines the role of sports in American culture, past and present. Read all about it in a press release from the West Virginia Humanities Council.