Free admission to museum June 30 to mark S.C. Liberty Week Festival

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:37 PM | Webmaster BHM (Administrator)


The Beaufort History Museum is admitting visitors free of charge from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 30 as part of the Liberty Week Festival.

The festival, June 28-July 4, is a statewide commemoration of South Carolina’s contribution to the Revolutionary War, organized by the S.C. Historical Society with the help of a grant from SC Humanities. This year, the Beaufort County Historical Society and partner organizations are joining the fun, as well.

Beaufort History Museum visitors do not need to reserve a spot or make any special arrangements – simply show up during operating hours Friday, June 30, for free admission.

Other Beaufort County organizations are also hosting free events, including the Beaufort County Public Library, where the week kicks off at 2 p.m. June 28 at the downtown Beaufort branch with a presentation by Doug Bostick of the S.C. Battleground Trust. 

The following organizations are also offering free admission as part of the Liberty Week Festival. Call or check their websites for details.

Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Historic Beaufort Foundation’s John Mark Verdier House.

Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island

Heritage Library Foundation on Hilton Head Island, including Zion Chapel and Fort Mitchel

Heyward House in Bluffton

Historic Daufuskie Foundation Museum

Daufuskie Lighthouse and Museum

Morris Center for Low Country Heritage in Ridgeland

Parris Island Museum

Port Royal Foundation Maritime Center

Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Heyward House in Bluffton

Historic Daufuskie Foundation Museum

Morris Center for Low Country Heritage in Ridgeland

Union Church in Port Royal

Fort Fremont on St. Helena Island

Parris Island Museum

Port Royal Foundation Maritime Center

Santa Helena History Center


Our mission is to preserve, promote and interpret the experiences of our past that influence us now and in the future.

The Beaufort History Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 713 Craven Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

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