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Rice Museum

633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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Great lesson about the history of Rice

First part of the tour is self guided. Very well organized and easy to follow. Great effort went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scampbell135
via mobile
Right on point historical.

This museum does a wonderful job telling the story of the rice fields and life on the plantations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
laurengabrielle
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  • Average12%
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633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First part of the tour is self guided. Very well organized and easy to follow. Great effort went into historical detail and an array of photos and artifacts. The second and third part of the tour was guided by a knowledgeable man who shared stories,...More

Thank Scampbell135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum does a wonderful job telling the story of the rice fields and life on the plantations. Docent was great. Exhibits were explicit. The gift shop is fabulous!

Thank laurengabrielle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rice Museum Georgetown Who would have thought that a Rice Museum would be so interesting? 556973841 A quick stop in Georgetown. A warm and friendly place, the Rice Museum was very interesting. Thinking about the economics of Rice growing and exporting and how it effected...More

Thank Karen O
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very interesting peek into a world you probably know little about or would think at all worth knowing about. Tour guide knew his subject and inspired me to go out and purchase a bag of fluffy whie Carolina rice.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Georgetown is a small town full of history. Once the largest rice and indigo exporter in the colony. The cost of $7 per adult for a short guided tour is a bit pricey. You can do the whole museum under an hour. The recovered ship...More

Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I'm not sure how interesting this tour would be without Wally, but he certainly made it interesting for our group. The tour lasts about an hour or so and includes a nice video. It also includes some time on your own in a small museum...More

Thank Pat D
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

One hour guided tour very educational. 3 generations and we all enjoyed it and learned something. Would liked to hav had a little more time to look at som of the exhibits

Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 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
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

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

Thank PBrock2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 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
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