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Rice Museum

633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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Small but interesting

Our docent was very interesting but most of what she had to say was repeated in the video. I knew... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Francie C
Hull, Massachusetts
via mobile

Tour person was very knowledgeable; great experience, great gift shop. Conveniently located in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Georgetown, Texas
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633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our docent was very interesting but most of what she had to say was repeated in the video. I knew very little about the rice industry in South Carolina so it was informative but the displays are a bit tied.

Thank Francie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour person was very knowledgeable; great experience, great gift shop. Conveniently located in the center of town.

Thank PBrock2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an hour while in Georgetown! Our tour guide, Zenobia, was knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting history about the region and how rice became a Low Country staple.

Thank WilkS71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great local museum this town can be proud of. Detailed displays, beautiful architecture in the buildings and loved seeing the remnants of boat that was found close by. Our guide Phil did outstanding job of explaining the rice production and lives of...More

Thank LaRee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wally, our guide, did a very good job telling the story of Georgetown as the rice capital of the world, and about the historically significant ship that is on the third floor. The dioramas in the clock tower building are a little tired looking and...More

Thank StigJim
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stopped in Georgetown recently to visit the small town and stop in to visit the Rice Museum. This is a small museum that documents the growing of rice in this part of South Carolina. Few outsiders are aware that rice was the dominant cash...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Good place to spend an afternoon (especially if it's raining) if you enjoy local American history. Some cool artifacts on display.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We received a personel tour of the rice museum - an history of the rice growing in Georgetown County. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. My heart went out to all the African American that lost their lives while working in the rice...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We stopped in Georgetown during our Myrtle Beach vacation b/c Charleston had recently been flooded and we like to sight see. We googled things to do in Georgetown and the Rice Museum came up. We bought our tickets and looked around the first floor of...More

Thank JLV1060
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was an interesting museum lot of history about Georgetown, rice and indigo. Well worth the time.

Thank Kat3Oh
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