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The Mystery Hole

16724 Midland Trl, Ansted, WV 25812-8521
+1 304-658-9101
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Don't Waste Your Money

Really, really tacky. The older guy who led the tour was the rudest person in WVa. I think a... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Hartville, Ohio

We didnt expect too much from this place. It was inexpensive, disorienting fun for 15 mins or so... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Bobbi J
Ocala, fl
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  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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16724 Midland Trl, Ansted, WV 25812-8521
+1 304-658-9101
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really, really tacky. The older guy who led the tour was the rudest person in WVa. I think a little power went to his head. As others have said, about 15 minutes is all it takes, and out of the 15 maybe 5 minutes are...More

Thank bthomas28
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We didnt expect too much from this place. It was inexpensive, disorienting fun for 15 mins or so. We were disappointed that they refused a military discount for a vet, but whatever. No need to return, once was enough anyways.

Thank Bobbi J
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Definitely a tourist trap, but worth a visit. My husband and I found it hilarious. Tour guide was a little cheesy but definitely entertaining. Don't do it if you are honestly looking for anything groundbreaking. Don't expect anything amazing- just go into it with a...More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Okay, so maybe it is a tourist trap--but it's a fun one. Campy. Engaging. Fun for kids. Suspend your reason and take the plunge. You'll have laughs for days to come.

Thank hanoibelle
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have been to many Mystery Spots across the USA and this one is by far the worst. The "tour" is MAYBE 15 minutes long at the most, and the place certainly has not been updated or improved since the 70's. My biggest criticism is...More

Thank Kelly91342
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Heard about this place, but was still appalled at the messy gaudy stereotypical tourist trap when we stumbled on it near Hawks Nest Park. Wouldn't even pull of the highway to check it out, let alone pay admission.

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

If you've never been to this kind of thing, I won't give it away, but it does show how our bodies are built to automatically balance themselves. If you're in the area, enjoy the bridge, hawk's nest and the lighthouse as well. Be sure to...More

Thank cgw2
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My family & I finally stopped by at the mystery hole this weekend. Ive drove past it several times over the years but decided to stop.. I thought it was great! The guide was great & we thoroughly enjoyed its uniqueness! It wasnt overpriced at...More

Thank mismithwv
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My friend, Allison, & her two sons and I rounded the bend on our way to Hawks Nest State Park and saw this quirky little roadside attraction. We backed up and grabbed a tiny piece to park along the road. To our disappointment, the tiny...More

1  Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stopped at the Mystery Hole while on a road trip through West Virginias back roads. We came on it suddenly around a bend and doubled back because we got a good laugh at the structure. The staff was great and the presentation was fun....More

Thank Fanglin64
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