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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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Historic Beaufort

The ladies running the visitor center are delightful. They are willing to answer any question and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Renea J
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
via mobile
I love the Beaufort Historic Site!

While many people stop into the visitor center for good info, I loved the historic site on the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Amy O
Guam, Mariana Islands
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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
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The ladies running the visitor center are delightful. They are willing to answer any question and know all about the area. The center is easy to access and provides nice restrooms. It is also air conditioned. We took a double decker bus tour of the...More

Thank Renea J
Reviewed 30 July 2016

While many people stop into the visitor center for good info, I loved the historic site on the grounds. There are houses from the 1700's, and civil war and post civil war buildings such as a real apothecary and jail. I came back more than...More

2  Thank Amy O
Reviewed 12 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 27 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 24 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 24 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 30 April 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
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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!