Mothman mania: West Virginia’s cryptid craze

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West Virginia’s museums cater to a variety of interests, but for a truly unique experience, head on to Point Pleasant and explore the Mothman Museum. This quirky museum delves into the local legend of the Mothman, a winged humanoid creature said to have haunted the town in the 1960s. Through exhibits featuring newspaper clippings, eyewitness accounts, and even a replica Mothman statue, the museum explores the haunting phenomenon and its enduring grip on pop culture.

Whether you’re a believer or a skeptic, the Mothman Museum offers an insightful glimpse into a fascinating local legend and a fun pop culture detour.

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