Fascinating Forests Family Day

June 1 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sheep Shearing

Saturdays in May | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Messy Maestros

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

Wonderful Wednesdays

June 5, 12, & 26 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Ice Age Hall - Temporarily Closed

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

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

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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May

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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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

Christmas Candlelight Tours 2023

Christmas Candlelight Tours 2023

For Immediate Release:Nov. 14, 2023 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312    mcheek@chmuseums.org New schedule for Historic Brattonsville’s annual Christmas Candlelight Tours Christmas Candlelight...

S.C. Historical Marker for Durkee/Chisholm Training Institute

S.C. Historical Marker for Durkee/Chisholm Training Institute

For Immediate Release:Oct. 24, 2023 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312  mcheek@chmuseums.org Dedication ceremony for South Carolina Historical Marker commemorates Durkee/Chisholm...

Spooky Fun at MYCO

Spooky Fun at MYCO

For Immediate Release: Oct. 3, 2023 Contact:Marie CheekCommunity Relations CoordinatorCulture & Heritage Museumswww.chmuseums.org803.909.7312  mcheek@chmuseums.org Spooky Saturdays and other fun festivities for the month of October at Museum of York County ROCK...

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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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