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Watts Museum to host Touch a Truck Event

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WHO: West Virginia University’s Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum

WHAT: Touch a Truck: Mighty Machine and More

WHEN: Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE: Parking Area 41, located behind the Mineral Resources Building on the Evansdale campus

The free community event will allow children and their families the opportunity to touch, sit-in and explore real vehicles from a number of different industries. In addition to a variety of historic and current mining machines, some of the vehicles in attendance will include WVU’s EcoCAR, Morgantown Fire Department Fire Truck, a WVU Mining Extension mobile training unit, Mountaineer Area Rescue Group Mobile Command Post, and WVU Roads, Grounds and Recycling equipment.

The Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the social, cultural, and technological history of West Virginia’s coal and petroleum industries through the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of historical objects and archival materials. The Museum is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., and by appointment. For more information, contact the museum at 304.293.4609 or

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CONTACT: Mary Dillon, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources,

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