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Beaufort Historic Site Visitor Center and Museum

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Great tour with caring passionate docent

We came by for the 2:30 home tour and were the only ones there (winter day). Our docent was dressed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Knowedgable people interested in sharing what they have learned about their community. A great... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Durham, North Carolina
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North Carolina's third oldest town, Beaufort lies on the coast bordering the southern tip of the Outer Banks. Originally a fishing village and port of safety dating from the late 1600's, Beaufort has been visited by patriots, privateers, merchants...more
150 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2139
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came by for the 2:30 home tour and were the only ones there (winter day). Our docent was dressed in a period costume and took us through all the historic buildings. She was very knowledgeable about the history of the buildings and area and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 38curtisj
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Knowedgable people interested in sharing what they have learned about their community. A great introduction and visit. Take the offered bus tour to add to what is at the center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NearRTP
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Dave was very knowledgeable and helpful when he knew what you wanted to do. Gave great recommendations and was honest about what could be done n how to do it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a great place to begin your exploration of the Beaufort area. Very well-informed employees who provided excellent information and recommendations!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brad R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a must to go and visit this visitor center! Very informative and neat things to see! Very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Juanita R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This past Wednesday I did the Historic buildings tour. I was at first concerned when I was the only person who had purchased a ticket. I know some places will cancel tours if the group isn't large enough. Happily, that was not the case, so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We did the historic buildings tour and loved it! We are a bit of history buffs, but the apothecary and prison even captured our children's interest. The final stop, if you would like to go in, is an art gallery with pictures created by local...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank familytraveler1976
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Always love the events they host and the interesting items in their shops. Don't miss the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery on the site.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

All sorts of exibits for young and old, very detailed things of interest in the underwater explorations

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Can't say enough about how enjoyable the experience was of taking the pine needle basket workshop! Would love to see you offer more workshops and plan to take more in the future.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank poholl
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Amy B
30 July 2015|
Response from SharonB2 | Reviewed this property |
It's free! The visitor center has some things to purchase should you want them. The staff inside is very helpful!