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
Open every day from 10:00AM-5:00PM.
Open Monday, Wednesday-Sunday from 10:00AM-5:00PM.
Closed on Tuesdays during the month of January.
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.