REVIEWS FROM TRIPADVISOR

“A Fantastic Educational Visit”
“A place with an amazing story to tell” 
“Puts so much history into perspective”

Penn Center is proud to have earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for consistently great reviews from travelers. 


HOW TO GET HERE

We are located at 38 Penn Center Circle West, St. Helena Island, South Carolina 29920 [Directions via Google Maps]

 
 

We are committed to making the necessary accommodations for the best access to our history, culture, and art for all visitors. However, for your personal comfort, we recommend that you wear casual clothing and comfortable shoes, and a hat may also prove to be useful. 

Parking is free for all visitors. When you arrive, your first stop should be the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center and Gift Shop, co-located with the York W. Bailey Museum

The York W. Bailey Museum Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM

Beginning September 23, 2019, the York W. Bailey Museum will be open to the public on Mondays.

Museum Contact #: (843) 838-2474 or 838-8550

Museum Admission:
$7/Adult
$5/Student Free/Ages 5 & Under

Group Tours: Appointments are required for large groups. Please call Penn’s Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center at (843) 838-7105 for more information and to make your group reservation.

York W. Bailey Museum

Welcome Center & Gift Shop

Images of Beaufort County


Accommodations for Visitors with Special Needs

Parking
Parking spaces for people with disabilities are designated directly in front of the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center. From the parking area, there is a wheelchair accessible sidewalk that leads to the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center and York W. Bailey Museum entrance. 

Service Animals
Trained service animals are permitted inside the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center and York W. Bailey Museum to assist patrons.
 
Wheelchairs and Assisted Mobility Vehicles
The Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center and York W. Bailey Museum are accessible to wheelchair and assisted mobility vehicle users.


GROUP TOURS

The Penn Center extends its exhibition and educational resources through its guided Grounds Walking Tour and self-guided tours. All groups have the option of a guided Grounds Walking Tour.  

Group Tours Available by Appointment: The Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center and the York W. Bailey Museum welcomes groups of 10 or more by appointment at info@penncenter.com

School groups who visit the Museum have two field trip options:

  • Exhibition Scavenger Hunt

  • Museum Walk