In 2011 for the museums grand opening, hundreds visited The Way We Worked exhibit developed by the National Archives. It used demographic and labor data to explore how work became a central element of American culture. In 2014, A traveling exhibit called Hometown Teams was brought to the Morgantown History Museum by the West Virginia Humanities Council. Hometown Teams examined the role of sports in American culture, past and present. The museum was also part of an effort to build a replica of one of the flatboats that traveled the Monongahela River. These flatboats transported goods and were an essential economic lifeline in the early years of the region's development.