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Culture & Heritage Museums Field Trips

The Culture & Heritage Museums is a linked system of cultural institutions in York County, SC, that currently includes Historic Brattonsville, McCelvey Center, Museum of York County and an environmental history museum being developed on the Catawba River. The McCelvey Center houses the York County Historical Center and the Southern Revolutionary War Institute.

Each of these institutions offer field trips designed to promote the cultural, historical and natural heritage of York County. Make the most of your field trip with these useful tips and guidelines.

Museum Trip Ideas by Grade Level

Pre-K to 2nd Grade:


More than 20 different programs will help young children learn the basic properties of the Solar System, visit the animals on our historic farm and more. <
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3rd to 5th Grade:

Visit Historic Brattonsville, the Museum of York County or McCelvey Center’s Arts in Education performances. <
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6th to 8th Grade:


From the Civil War Experience to learning about animal adaptations, our sites offer a range of learning opportunities for middle schoolers. <
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High School Students


Enjoy the Museum of York County’s Guided Highlights Tour, Skywatch planetarium program and traveling back in time at Historic Brattonsville. <
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Homeschool Events:

From Fall Harvest at Historic Brattonsville to discovering our natural world at the Museum of York County, the CHM offers special programs just for homeschool families. <
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The Museums at your School

Traveling Trunks


Museum collections travel to York County classrooms and enrich the school curriculum for all ages with Museum Education objects.

Click here to learn more or reserve a Traveling Trunk for your classroom!

Outreach Classes


Can’t visit the museum? A Culture & Heritage Museums  educator can come to your classroom with all supplies and materials. Participate in the same experience without stepping out of your classroom.

Before you call or schedule your event online

Be prepared to give your:

Site directions, hours of operation and general information

Historic Brattonsville


McCelvey Center

Museum of York County

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