films the big chill‘Beaufort in Films,’ a special exhibit at Beaufort History Museum presented in partnership with Ron and Rebecca Tucker of the Beaufort Film Society, is currently open to the public.

            Over the years Beaufort’s history and beauty have made it a natural setting for a wide variety of films, including Prince of TidesForrest GumpThe Big Chilland The GreatSantini.  The Exhibit features movie posters, video and memorabilia from these and many other films made in the area.

            The exhibit will be on display at the museum through February 28,2019.  It is intended to complement the annualBeaufort International Film Festival, which will be held February 19-24, 2019.

            For 13 years the Beaufort International Film Festival (BIFF), presented by the Beaufort Film Society, has hosted thousands of film lovers from around the world. It is ranked among the Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals nationwide and is South Carolina’s top film festival

            Beaufort History Museum is located in the historic Arsenal at 713 Craven Street. Normal BHM hours of operation are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Saturday. Docents are on duty to provide information and conduct tours. Please visit or the BHM Facebook page for updates and news from the Museum.