The Children's Museum of Ohio Valley
The Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley (CMOV) is an indoor play and learning space for children pre-school through age 10 that focuses on local history, art, and “making”. Their mission is to promote and stimulate the intellectual and creative potential of children by being a catalyst for the process of learning through hands-on play. CMOV isn’t just a museum. It’s a place to learn, to imagine, to think, and to be with friends and neighbors.
1000 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003
The Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley (CMOV) is an indoor play and learning space for children pre-school through age 10 that focuses on local history, art, and “making”.
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