By Way of the Back Door

Saturdays in February

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wee Wednesday

Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Harry Potter Science Saturday

March 2 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Letter of the Week

Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Garden Series

March 16, April 20, & May 11
1 – 3 p.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

Featured Event

Harry Potter Science Saturday

March 2 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Welcome back to another year at Museum of York County School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. We will be hosting the Ministry of Magic and St. Bumbo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries for our first ever career fair.  Travel to Museum of York County School for Witchcraft & Wizardry to collect magical creatures, play the  Manywizard Masters Tournament of Magic, and learn about fantastic beasts in our world. Our shop will be stocked for all your wizarding needs. There may even be some surprises you’ll have to come out to see! Put on your best dress robes and join us for Harry Potter Science Saturday at Museum of York County!

Pre-registration Encouraged

Harry Potter Science Saturday at Museum of York County is intended for the education of our audience and has not been prepared, approved or licensed by any person or entity that created, published or produced the Harry Potter books or related properties nor is Harry Potter Science Saturday affiliated with any such person or entity.

Upcoming Events

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By Way of the Back Door: Arts & Cultural Contributions

Celebrate Black History Month with us! Each Saturday we’ll be taking a closer look, honoring the daily lives of enslaved people from the 18th and 19th centuries. This week we are focusing on the Arts and Cultural contributions of people of African descent, both enslaved and free, in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Wild Wonders

Instead of a Saturday morning cartoon, tune in to learn about a plant or animal from the Carolinas and beyond.  Join us on FacebookCulture &Heritage Museums’ Youtube Channel, or TikTok on the last Saturday of each month.

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Sensory Sunday

We invite families with children, teens, adults, or seniors who have special sensory processing needs to come to the Museum before it is open to the general public to explore our exhibits and experience a few special planetarium shows!
Advanced Registration Required. To register email scheduler@chmuseums.org.

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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

Everything but the Oink – at Historic Brattonsville

Everything but the Oink – at Historic Brattonsville

For Immediate Release:Dec. 19, 2023 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312    mcheek@chmuseums.org It’s “Everything but the Oink” every Saturday in January at Historic...

Festivus: Seinfeld and the Natural World

Festivus: Seinfeld and the Natural World

For Immediate Release:Nov. 28, 2023 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312  mcheek@chmuseums.org Calling all Seinfeld fans for new adults-only holiday event Festivus: Seinfeld and the Natural World...

Steeped in History

Steeped in History

For Immediate Release:Nov. 21, 2023 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312    mcheek@chmuseums.org Learn about South Carolina’s Tea Parties at Historic Brattonsville’s Hightower Hall Steeped in...

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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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