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Belle Boyed House is Historic

The lovely Belle Boyd lived here and was a woman way ahead of her time. She was a charming person... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alexandria, Virginia
Worthwhile stop for Civil War buffs

The main attraction of the house is its connection to Belle Boyd and Civil War buffs will enjoy... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
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126 E Race St, Martinsburg, WV 25401-4310
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our wedding anniversary trip to West Virginia, one of our planned stops was the Belle Boyd House. We had a guided tour of the downstairs rooms, and a self-guided tour of the upstairs rooms. The house was very interesting with many informative...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lovely Belle Boyd lived here and was a woman way ahead of her time. She was a charming person who must have been full of energy and determined will to have accomplished so much during the Civil War era. The house is used as...More

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It is a very small museum,. but there is much to see. There are steps to climb to see the upstairs exhibits and is currently being reconstructed.

1  Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 10 July 2018

In this beautifully preserved house/ museum, one can learn about Cofederate spy Belle Boyd and the Civil War, but there is so much more. From Native Americans arrowheads and the geology of the area, each room is devoted to a theme, such as World I,...More

2  Thank americantourist2017
Reviewed 4 March 2018

been by many times and only live a block away. I am really glad I stopped in. The Docent was extremely helpful, I will go back many times.

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My children and I have visited several times and always have fun. They enjoy the history and the haunted folklore surrounding the place. They have a gift shop offering a variety of books, locally made soaps and marbles, and other WV merchandise. Also have an...More

1  Thank SlytherinJenn
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I had rad all about Belle bfore going to Martingsburg, she was quite a lady, the only woman to be a Captain in the confedreate Army ! The house was charming as well as our guide/hostess JoAnne. There was an added benefit to the visit...More

1  Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was an interesting, eclectic museum that told the story of Belle's early years as well as having many displays related to the town throughout its early history. It is not some place I would travel a great distance to see but is certainly worth...More

1  Thank Jjjjam
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The main attraction of the house is its connection to Belle Boyd and Civil War buffs will enjoy visiting. There's also a visitor's center in the building and the person there was very friendly in sharing the history of the house and information on other...More

1  Thank ZachF247
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Interesting tour. Eclectic assortment of artifacts upstairs. I enjoyed this. The history of Belle was highlighted by a lovely older resident of Martinsburg. She had been there since the house was saved from the demolition ball....so she was vested! Fun. Now I have to go...More

1  Thank BlueFalconRidge
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Ward C
12 July 2018|
Response from William C | Reviewed this property |
This is not handicap accessible. inside there are many stairs.
13 October 2017|
Response from William C | Reviewed this property |
there is no charge but there is a donation jar. I've tipped every time just to help them out.