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Beaufort Historic Site Visitor Center and Museum

150 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2139
+1 252-728-5225
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Very welcoming.

Nice little center and gift shop, also the associates dress in period clothing and have excellent... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Burke, Virginia
It has alot of brochures and a great staff

It is a beautiful building. Toucan get a lot of information here. Everyone who works here is very... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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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, and skilled craftsmen who built Bahamian and West Indian style homes and public buildings. On the Beaufort Historic Site, you can take advantage of the six professionally restored buildings, tour the Old Burying Grounds, and take a tour aboard a vintage English Double Decker Bus. Beaufort, NC truly is where history meets the sea.
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150 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2139
+1 252-728-5225
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Nice little center and gift shop, also the associates dress in period clothing and have excellent knowledge of the area.

1  Thank kganley626
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is a beautiful building. Toucan get a lot of information here. Everyone who works here is very friendly and informative.

1  Thank cat0842016
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I took the bus tour of Beaufort. The people were friendly and extremely knowledgeable of the area. The double-decker bus was fun!

1  Thank tinav3
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Very simple and straight forward. Nicely laid out. Very informative about the history of the area. Would strongly recommend visiting.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Information and help available here to plan your visit. Lots of history so you will have choices of walking and trolley tours or independent touring.

Thank koko1951
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I like to learn and I especially like to travel and learn. The Historic Site and Museum gives you a few different options to explore and learn. The staff is always pleasant and always willing to answer all the questions they can and to make...More

Thank hjpoole
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a history lovers delight! Pay for the extended and intimate tour and learn more than school ever taught you on early pioneering history, especially in the Beaufort area. Learn of Josiah Bell -- Son of the South and Confederate spy, or Samuel Leffers...More

1  Thank Lawrence A H
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The staff and volunteers are very knowledgeable and willing to share that knowledge. The double decker city tour was particularly interesting and narrated with enthusiasm and humor. Highly recommend

Thank MissBonnie310
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Learn about NC third oldest town and see great restored buildings and meet many helpful volunteers. great art gallery.

Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour around town with docent Paula. She knows it all!! Very informative and fun. Lasts around one hour only $10.00. Great starting point to learn about the town.

Thank Sue C
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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!