Directions, Parking, Accessibility, and Other Travel Information

The West Virginia and Regional History Center is located at 1549 University Ave., PO Box 6069, Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 on the 6th floor of the Downtown Library at West Virginia University.


For further assistance with directions, please call 304-293-3640 for the Downtown Library or 304-293-3536 for the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Campus map showing location of Downtown Library


Parking for the Downtown Library is available in the Mountainlair parking garage, as well as in several city parking lots found around the Downtown Campus. 

The top level of the Mountainlair parking garage is free on weekends. However, there is no free overnight parking in the Mountainlair, and parking in Area 9 (the lower level Mountainlair parking garage) is never available without a permit.


Drop off and pick up areas are located in the alley behind the Downtown Campus Library and on Willey Street in front of White Hall, and entrance and exit ramps make the library accessible from both Prospect Street and University Avenue. Patrons needing to use the drop off area in the alley behind the Library are asked to call ahead.

For more information, please see our accessibility page.


Other Travel Information

If you're traveling by air, the closest airports are the Morgantown Airport and the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Grey Line Bus offered by Mountain Line Transit Authority runs from Pittsburgh to Morgantown twice daily, and if you're traveling by train, the closest Amtrak station is in Connellsville, Pa., located 37.0 miles from Morgantown.

For information on hotels and motels in the area, please see the following sites:

WVU Office of Admissions Lodging webpage

City of Morgantown

Morgantown Chamber of Commerce

Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau

For general West Virginia travel information, please see the following sites:

Welcome to West Virginia

West Virginia Tourism

WVDOT Travel Page