Children's Day on the Farm

April 20 | 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Teatime at Hightower

Member Exclusive

May 11 | 2 – 4 p.m.

Decomposers Glow – Member Preview

May 9 | 5 – 7 p.m. | Member Exclusive

Prom Pics at Hightower Hall

April 20, 26, & 27 | 1 – 5 p.m.

Wee Wednesday

Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Letter of the Week

Thurs. April 18 at 9:30 a.m.

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

Member Exclusive Event

Teatime at Hightower

May 11 | 2 – 4 p.m.
Member Exclusive | $40 per member

Pre-registration Required

This event will take place at 1036 Brattonsville Rd. McConnells, SC 29726.

You’re cordially invited to our second annual Teatime at Hightower, a CHM member-exclusive event.

Join us for afternoon tea on the veranda at Hightower Hall and delight in a scrumptious selection of tea sandwiches, blueberry scones served with lemon curd and cream, petite desserts, and tea!

Featured Event

Children's Day on the Farm

April 20| 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join us to see how children were involved in 18th and 19th-century farm life and trades. This special event features living history demonstrations and hands-on activities for families that highlight children’s life, work, and play in the 18th and 19th century Carolina Piedmont.

Children’s Day will take place in two sessions with the same activities. The first session is 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and the second session is 1– 4 p.m.

Please note: Brattonsville Road will be closed for visitor safety from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; please follow the posted detour.

Upcoming Events

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April

Citizen Science Photo Contest: Spring Flowers

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

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April

Letter of the Week

Join us each Thursday to learn letters through letter songs and practice identifying things that start with this week’s letter. Afterwards, make sure to search the Museum for the missing letters, if you can find one bring it to an educator to earn a sticker! This week’s letter is “Z.”

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April

Children’s Day on the Farm

Join us to see how children were involved in 19th-century farm life and trades. This special event features living history demonstrations and hands-on activities for families that highlight children’s life, work, and play in the 19th century Carolina Piedmont.

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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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Well worth the cost of admission and great for the kiddos. The planetarium is the icing on the cake. Great little show and presentation. Highly recommmended!

- Joey

Museum of York County Review

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