Beaufort History Museum Announces Winter Docent Training

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:00 AM | Webmaster BHM (Administrator)

Beaufort History Museum Announces Winter Docent Training

Classes begin January 16, 2018

            Beaufort, SC – December 18, 2017 – Beaufort History Museum is offering Docent Classes to train volunteers who lead Museum tours and serve as community liaisons. In the classes, directed by Docent Educator Lorrie Burleyknoles, participants learn how Beaufort shaped America from the early European settlements to current times.

Classes will be held at the Beaufort Branch Library at 311 Scott Street and at the historic Arsenal at 713 Craven Street. Space in the class is limited and those interested in attending the five-week session are encouraged to register early. For more information on the Docent program, or other volunteer opportunities with the Museum, contact or call 559-362-3237.

Winter Docent Training classes are scheduled on Tuesdays as follows:

  • Jan. 16  - 8:30 AM - Noon
  •  Jan. 23 - 9 -11:30 AM
  •  Jan.30  - 9 AM - Noon
  • Feb. 6 - 9AM -1:30 PM
  •  Feb 13 - Noon- 2 P               

Beaufort History Museum, located in the Arsenal, has evolved to focus specifically on the history of the Beaufort District. It strives to manage and display artifacts and documents held by the City of Beaufort, telling the compelling stories of this area from the early 16th Century until now. 

The Museum’s hours of operation are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Saturday. Docents are on duty to provide information and conduct tours. A donation of $7.00 per visitor ($6.00 for Seniors) is required.  Children and active military are admitted free of charge.  Please visit or BHM’s Facebook page for updates and news from the Museum.

Our mission is to preserve, portray, and promote 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. Mailing Address: PO Box 172, Beaufort, SC 29901 

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