July 6, 2016
For Immediate Release
Three Beaufort History Museums Forge Visitation Partnership
Sticker Identification System Assures Discount
Beaufort, SC – July 6, 2016 – Three museums located in Beaufort’s downtown historic district will now offer visitors the opportunity to receive a discount on tickets. The Beaufort History Museum, Historic Beaufort Foundation and Santa Elena History Center have forged a partnership and are launching an innovative plan to encourage museum visitation. Here is how it works:
- Purchase a full price ticket at any participating museum and receive a sticker from that museum with your ticket.
- The museum sticker entitles the wearer to $1.00 off full price admission at the other two museums.
The museums are all within easy walking distance of each other and provide a scenic route through Beaufort’s downtown area. Each has a different mission, distinctive presentation and unique perspective so that a visit to all of the venues enhances learning and deepens the cultural experience:
The Beaufort History Museum: 713 Craven Street (Arsenal) c.1798 – Housed in the historic 1798 Arsenal, the Museum tells the story of the 500-year history in the Beaufort area through artifacts, photos and tours given by knowledgeable docents.
Historic Beaufort Foundation: 801 Bay Street (Verdier House) c. 1804 – The only planter’s house in Beaufort open to the public. The mission of Historic Beaufort Foundation is to support the preservation, protection and presentation of sites and artifacts of historic, architectural and cultural interest throughout Beaufort County. 843-379-3331 www.historicbeaufort.org
Santa Elena History Center: 1501 Bay Street (Old Courthouse)– More than 40 years before the English settled at Jamestown, the Spanish established a town in 1566 on the shores of Port Royal Sound in present-day Beaufort County. Come to this newly opened interpretive center to learn the history of Santa Elena. (843) 379-1550 www.Santa-Elena.org
For more information on the Museum Pass Program please call or visit any of the participating organizations or visit their website.