On View

Now through June 19, 2021


Come explore the vibrant musical traditions of the region in the upcoming exhibition Soul of the South. Journey through centuries of historical tradition and genres, from Native American and West African influences to the development of Gospel, Blues and Jazz. An interactive multimedia tour brings the exhibition to life through interviews and musical performances.


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3-D Honey Hill Battlefield Display


Get a feel for how this significant battle of the Civil War played out. This display features a three-dimensional diorama of the Honey Hill Battlefield that took place in Ridgeland, South Carolina on November 30, 1864.

Melody Makers

On View

Now through August 29, 2020

Image Courtesy of Melody Makers

Back in the day, when “the real rock and roll” ruled, Beaufort’s Melody Makers was one of the most sought after beach bands in the state.  Now the beat goes on thanks to a special exhibit curated by Beaufort History Museum featuring photos, instruments, and framed albums of the Melody Makers' biggest hits.