Naturalist Center

The world at your fingertips: explore, touch and discover the diversity and wonder of our natural world at the Museum of York County’s Naturalist Center. Over 1,500 natural history specimens provide hands-on opportunities for self-guided discovery and educational programs. Get up-close and personal with mounted specimens, skins, skulls, rocks, minerals and fossils from all corners of the globe.

The visually impaired community is invited to visit us for a guided tactile experience in our Naturalist Center. Individuals or groups are welcome. Questions or specific requests, please contact or at 803-909-7225.

By the Sweat of Our Brows

Join us as we demonstrate daily life and work for the enslavedon the Bratton Plantation. Come meet descendants of theAfrican-American community at Brattonsville as they sharefamily stories of their ancestors through the 21st century. Learn about on-goi

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