Location & Hours

Open Year-Round 7 Days A Week!

Telephone Reservations Accepted 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Questions? Give us a call at (252) 648-1011

Our building known as Somerset Square, located at the corner of Turner and Front Streets, is currently closed and under major construction.

Our meeting location is on the waterfront on the Beaufort Docks across from the Somerset Square building.

Welcome Center Hours

Our Welcome Center is closed due to renovations. We are unable to take walk-ins at this time. All bookings are through advance telephone reservations.

Guided Tour Hours

We have tour departures daily, seven days  week, year-round. Tour times vary by season. Several take place rain or shine.

In-Season (April – November) 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tour departures begin at 8 a.m. and end with a 4 p.m. tour. However, these two departure times are by advanced reservations. See tour schedule.

Off-Season (December – March) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. & by appointment. Our last tour begins at 3 p.m. due to shorter daylight hours. We can accommodate most tours at your desired time.

Please note: We have earlier and later hours for pre-booked tours throughout the year. Hours vary upon inclement weather and season.