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Beaufort Historic Site Visitor Center and Museum

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Dave was very knowledgeable and helpful when he knew what you wanted to do. Gave great... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Coos Bay, Oregon
Excellent customer service and information source!

This is a great place to begin your exploration of the Beaufort area. Very well-informed employees... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Brad R
Winston Salem, 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 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.

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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!

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

1  Thank poholl
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Beaufort is the most beautiful area and it simply takes your breath away! Great for the entire family!

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were in a hurry and our GPS was not getting us around road construction. Stopped in here for directions. Wish I could remember the name of the lady who helped us. She was very nice and made us wish we had more time. She...More

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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!