Ice Age Hall - Temporarily Closed

Museum of York County’s Ice Age Hall is Temporarily Closed for Repairs.

Sheep Shearing

Saturdays in May | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Fascinating Forests Family Day

June 1 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wee Wednesday

Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Messy Maestros

Thursdays at 9–11:30 a.m. | Starts June 6

Welcome to CHM

Culture & Heritage Museums is a family of museums in York County, SC, which includes Historic BrattonsvilleMain Street Children’s MuseumMcCelvey Center, and Museum of York County.

Historic Brattonsville

Historic Brattonsville

Main Street Children's Museum

Main Street Children's Museum

McCelvey Center

McCelvey Center

Museum of York County

Museum of York County

Featured Event

Fascinating Forests Family Day

Saturday, June 1 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We will have engaging activities to learn about Carolina Piedmont trees, animals like squirrels, deer, and foxes as well as the bugs that make our forests grow. We will also explore ways we can help preserve forests for future generations.

Pre-registration Strongly Encouraged

Upcoming Events

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May

Citizen Science Photo Contest: Song Birds

Send us your photos to citizenscience@chmuseums.org for a chance to win! This month’s Citizen Science Photo Contest theme is song birds.

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May

Wee Wednesday

May’s theme is “The Great Outdoors!” Wee Wednesday will take place at 9:30 a.m. This week’s book is “I See Summer” with a summer craft.

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May

Sheep Shearing: Natural Dyeing

Join us each Saturday in May for our Living History Saturdays focusing on Sheep Shearing! We will explore the different steps involved in processing wool. This weekend we will be looking at natural dyeing.

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McCelvey Updates

Check out our latest preservation efforts.

Colonel William Bratton House

Check out our latest preservation efforts.

Homestead House

Check out our latest preservation efforts.

News + Press

Decomposers Glow at Museum of York County

Decomposers Glow at Museum of York County

For Immediate Release:April 9, 2024 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312  mcheek@chmuseums.org Discover the fascinating world of the Carolina Piedmont’s woodland ecosystems and agents of...

Children’s Day on the Farm 2024

Children’s Day on the Farm 2024

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2024Contact: Marie Cheek Community Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museums of York County, S.C.803.909.7312 mcheek@chmuseums.org Come play outside and step back in time -- it’s Children’s Day on the Farm at Historic...

CHM recipient of Americana Corner’s Preservation Grant

CHM recipient of Americana Corner’s Preservation Grant

For Immediate Release:March 19, 2024 Contact: Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312    mcheek@chmuseums.org Culture & Heritage Museums is a 2024 recipient of Americana Corner’s Preserving America...

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Such a wonderful way to learn history! Everyone who worked and volunteered at Brattonsville was patient, kind, and answered all of the kids’ questions. We look forward to going back soon!

- Sarah

Historic Brattonsville Review

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