The Penelope Barker House, Edenton & Chowan County’s Welcome Center – Admission is FREE
The Penelope Barker House is the home of the Edenton Historical Commission, the Historic Edenton Trolley Tour, and the Barker House Shop. As the Welcome Center, we also serve as the first point-of-contact for visitors to Edenton. Learn about Edenton’s history and keep up on events and activities at the Penelope Barker House by “liking” us on Facebook and by following @barkerhouseedenton on Instagram.
Hours of Operation: Late March-Early December
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Hours of Operation: December 24, 2023-March 16, 2024
Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Closed on Sundays and Tuesdays
Please note that as the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center is a historic home, service animals are welcome but no pets, please.
Click here to learn about the history of the Penelope Barker House, Thomas and Penelope Barker, and the Edenton Tea Party.