• Sun beginning to set at Harpers Ferry, as seen from Maryland Heights. Photo by NPS Volunteer Buddy Secor.

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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  • Change in Park Hours

    The park is currently open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 6:45 p.m. More »

  • Murphy Farm Closure Sept 2-4, 2014

    The Murphy Farm will be closed to public access Sept. 2-4, 2014 to allow application of fertilizer to the hayfields. For further information please click on the "More" link or contact the park’s Resource Management Specialist at 304-535-6038. More »

Volunteer Event: Museum Service Day

A Museum Management Program Intern working in the Ready Made Clothing exhibit.
A Museum Management Program Intern working in the Ready Made Clothing Store exhibit.
NPS Photo/Hammer
Our Museum Service Day volunteer event allows behind the scenes access to a National Park Service museum. Spend one day with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park museum staff to learn how we manage artifacts and exhibits. Help us care for our public museum collection during this one-of-a-kind experience!
Check out our short recruitment video: Museum Service Day

The next Museum Service Day will be in October, 2014.
To sign up for this event, please e-mail us and include your Name, School (if a student), e-mail address, and cell phone number or other phone contact. Selected Volunteers will be notified by e-mail, and asked to complete the forms below.
Event contact: Holden Mills, phone 304-535-4046


Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Appalachian Trail runs through Harpers Ferry. A short walk along the trail from the lower town to the C&O Canal will take you from West Virginia to Maryland in just a few minutes.