Penelope Barker House Welcome Center

The Penelope Barker House, Edenton & Chowan County’s Welcome Center – Admission is FREE
Barker House NewThe 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

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Sunday: 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Closed on Tuesdays from December 11, 2022 until March 1, 2023.

Please note that hours of operation are subject to change. Emergency closures and other schedule adjustments are announced via Facebook and Instagram.

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.