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Georgetown County Museum

120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3602
+1 843-545-7020
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interesting

We stopped in on a whim of our teenage daughter. We are glad we did, we were greeted by a very nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter D
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Elizabethton
A must see.

I know I have been giving 4 and 5 stars to most of the attractions in Georgetown, but that's... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
RICHARD F
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Fair Play, South Carolina
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Artifacts and items of historical significance and displays in the Museum are the results of gifts from residents of the Georgetown County community and from those outside the local area who are interested in preserving and documenting the rich cultural history of Georgetown County. Featured Collections: Industry, Native American, Entertainment, Sport Fishing, Slavery, Military, SS City of Georgetown, Famous Americans, Hunting, Plantation Life, Dr. Frances Doyle, 20th Century, and Study Archives.
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“two floors” (3 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
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120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3602
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+1 843-545-7020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in on a whim of our teenage daughter. We are glad we did, we were greeted by a very nice lady who told us the basics of the museum and then walked us down to the first floor exhibits and gave us a...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I know I have been giving 4 and 5 stars to most of the attractions in Georgetown, but that's because there are so many places to see and things to do in this little historic town. This museum is no exception. It covers two floors,...More

Thank RICHARD F
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stumbled upon Jan and the Georgetown County Museum and it was an amazing experience! We were researching our heritage, and Jan was able to show us houses built by our 6th and 7th great-grandfathers - that are still standing in town, and beautiful! She...More

Thank lex1124
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a sweet museum with excellent examples of life in the area from the beginning. Full time staff member is fountain of knowledge and enthusiastic to share. Small entrance fee, takes only an hour or so.

Thank Cornelia Z
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum dedicated primarily to the people , business , and life in Georgetown County and the Low Country from it's beginnings through the 20th Century . It can be viewed as a self guided visit , or with a free volunteer...More

Thank JC M
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We didn’t even know there was a Georgetown in South Carolina. The dedicated and capable docent with a truly encyclopedic knowledge of the city’s history through good times and bad simply rocked us with one bit of lore after another. The details, we will leave...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We did three museums in one day so we really got a lot of info about Georgetown and the history of the county. This museum had beautiful displays of Gullah crafts. They also had the hull of a ship that had sunk, all wooden. It...More

Thank Sandra L
SharonCorey, Volunteer at Georgetown County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Do take the time to stop in at this local gem. You will get a docent guided tour through the history of Georgetown. And, there is an impressive collection of artifacts to illustrate the history. It's well worth walking a block off Main Street.

1  Thank ZGeeM
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Have wanted to go for some time and finally made it. What a treasure! Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Wonderful collection and lovely gift shop. Accessible, restrooms and great staff. $5 entry fee was very fair.

Thank jkentw
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Just because it was a January day I guess they thought the heat had to be on full blast. It was so hot in there it was almost unbearable for me. When we walked in we were asked if we wanted a guided tour or...More

3  Thank cheryl h
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