Group Tours at the Santa Elena History Center

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Come tour the beautiful, historic building and Santa Elena exhibits in the old Federal Courthouse in the beautiful downtown Historic and Cultural District of Beaufort!

Regular Hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*Groups of 20+ may reserve the building outside of regular hours!

Tickets: Admissions to the main exhibit, are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students/children 7 to 17
*Groups of 20+ are $8 each, Groups of 50+ are $7 each

Parking: Free parking for ALL vehicles and buses in the lot adjacent to the History Center

What will we do? Discover a lost century of American history by touring our exciting main exhibit, with videos, graphics, and models. Learn about 16th century Spanish town of Santa Elena (1566-1587) in present-day Beaufort. Explore the on-site archaeology uncovering this significant new history! Great experience for groups of 1 to 100!

Santa Elena History Center - front of house

Meeting Spaces:
— 40 person Lecture Room with benches, 100”screen, projector and a/v hook-up
— 20 person Conference Room with Projector
— Flex Room to setup refreshments as guests enjoy the exhibits
— Outside Courtyard and parking area may be used for events

  • Re-enactors and Demonstrations available by request.
  • Our unique gift shop el Almacén carries local goods and souvenirs.
  • You may bring in your own refreshments for after-hour events.
  • Full catering and bar setup is welcome.
  • The facility has public bathrooms on each floor.

People enjoying Santa Elena History Center exhibits