We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rice Museum

633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Don't Miss

This is a place where you can learn about the history of the area from rice to indigo to cotton... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
G7081ZGrobertf
,
Marietta
Very educational & interesting!

We all enjoyed it - teens included. It was very interesting. Loved learning about the history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amber S
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
via mobile
Read all 138 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (88 reviews)
“third floor” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION
633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
CONTACT
Website
+1 843-546-7423
Write a ReviewReviews (138)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"rice"
in 88 reviews
"third floor"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 13 reviews
"south carolina"
in 15 reviews
"clock tower"
in 7 reviews
"slave labor"
in 4 reviews
"answering our questions"
in 2 reviews
"small ship"
in 2 reviews
"hand painted"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 8 reviews
"country history"
in 3 reviews
"unique items"
in 2 reviews
"african slaves"
in 2 reviews
"interesting displays"
in 2 reviews
"per adult"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"great information"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place where you can learn about the history of the area from rice to indigo to cotton. Short video with lots of artifacts to be seen. Our guide was great with a lot of local knowledge. Worth taking the time to visit.

Thank G7081ZGrobertf
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed it - teens included. It was very interesting. Loved learning about the history. Docent was very educational. Must see!

Thank Amber S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rice Museum really deepened my understanding of Low Country history. Our excellent and gracious tour guide, Zenobia, made sure we learned about the rice industry from the point of view not just of the planters but also of the enslaved workers who brought coastal...More

Thank jelliottnh
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good tour. Wally did a good job explaining the history. The displays are somewhat antiquated but overall a very informative and good experience.

Thank dougwalcott
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Zenobia was a well informed and delightfully interesting tour guide. My husband and I had visited this museum a few years ago and decided our friends would enjoy the visit. It was as informative and interesting as we remembered and Zenobia was so accommodating and...More

Thank Rosemary D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Small but very interesting. Tour guide was excellent and knowledgeable. The museum is located in the old town Hall.Georgetown SC is a very quaint town and should be on everyone's bucket list.visit the Maritime Museum while you're there.

Thank Harry R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 February 2018 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 February 2018

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 January 2018

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Georgetown
Rodeway Inn
49 reviews
.71 km away
Carolinian Inn
36 reviews
.73 km away
Budget Inn
8 reviews
.76 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Georgetown
120 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sweetie's Sweets Pralines Toffee Homemade Ice Cream
136 reviews
.06 km away
River Room
551 reviews
.18 km away
Thomas Cafe
180 reviews
.04 km away
Alfresco Bistro
297 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kaminski House Museum
115 reviews
.50 km away
Georgetown Harborwalk
253 reviews
.17 km away
Georgetown County Museum
37 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rice Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit