Where History Meets Adventure

FIND MATEWAN

We may be off the beaten path, but no matter where you’re coming from, we can get you here.


Travel Times & Directions

From Charleston (1 hour and 40 minutes)

  • Take Dickinson Street, Ferry Street and MacCorkle Ave. SE to Corridor G. Head SW on Dickinson Street toward Quarrier Street
  • Take US-119 S to WV-65 S in Tug Hardee
  • Turn left onto WV-65 S
  • Slight left onto US-52 S/Pigeon Circle Drive
  • Follow WV-65 to Mate Street in Matewan

From D.C. (7 hours)

  • Get on I-66 W from M Street NW, Connecticut Ave. NW,17th St NW and E Street Expressway
  • Follow I-66 W, I-81 S and I-64 W to WV-16 S/WV-97 W/Robert C Byrd Drive Take exit 42 from I-64 W/I-77 N
  • Continue on WV-97 W. Take US-52 N to Mate Street in Matewan

From Lexington, KY (3 hours and 5 minutes)

  • Get on I-64 E/I-75 S from S Broadway
  • Take KY-402/Bert T Combs Mountain Pkwy E to KY-114 E in Magoffin County
  • Get on US-23 S/US-460 E in Prestonsburg from KY-114 E
  • Take US-119 N to KY-319 in Pike County
  • Follow KY-319 and State Hwy 1056 to Mate Street in Matewan

From Cincinnati, OH (4 hours)

  • Get on I-71 S
  • Take I-75 S and KY-402/Bert T Combs Mountain Pkwy E to US-460 E/Mountain Pkwy in Salyersville
  • Take KY-114 E, US-23 S/US-460 E and US-119 N to Mate Street in Matewan

From Roanoke, VA (3 hours and 50 minutes)

  • Take Gainsboro Road NW to Orange Ave. NW
  • Head West on Kirk Ave. SW toward 1st Street SW
  • Turn right onto 2nd Street SW
  • Continue onto Gainsboro Road NW
  • Follow I-81 S, US-460 W and US-52 N to WV-65 in Beech Ben Mate
  • Follow WV-65 to Mate Street in Matewan
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IN THEIR OWN WORDS

“MUST SEE!!!"

“MUST SEE!!! If you understand the struggles, the reason for the fight, and how the coal companies exploited the people and the land.”

– Dale about the Mine Wars Museum