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Rice Museum

633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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If you like history dont miss this one ! The buildings are circa 1600-1700 and the bell tower is... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2012
Key West, Florida
Small Wonder

Great small museum. Fascinating history and diverse gift shop. Buy a pound of the aromatic white... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2012
Laurel, Delaware
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633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

If you like history dont miss this one ! The buildings are circa 1600-1700 and the bell tower is open again. Its a short tour but very interesting.

Thank Smilingeveryday
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Great small museum. Fascinating history and diverse gift shop. Buy a pound of the aromatic white rice... You'll never go back to minute rice.

Thank Acmatthews1987
Reviewed 27 February 2012

The museum is wonderful but the real treasure is their museum shop with wonderful one of the kind paintings, jewelry, sweet grass baskets, etc., etc. The best place to find that one of a kind gift. Jim, the curator, has a special talent in finding...More

1  Thank Clancy159
Reviewed 11 January 2012

The Rice Museum is a great primer for learning about Lowcountry rice plantation culture, and is appropriate for all ages. Past of the tour is guided by a volunteer, part is a sit-and-watch dated video, and part is on your own. The volunteer may talk...More

1  Thank suomigrrl
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Small museum with informative exhibits. Worth a visit when in the Myrtle Beach/Charleston, SC area. Also check out Kaminski House, Sweeties, Huntington Beach State Park, and Brookgreen Gardens.

1  Thank awesomemom10
Reviewed 24 November 2011

Really enjoyed this museum. Learned so much about the rice plantations in SC and how they supported the economy. Great displays...great tour guides. Very informative video. Loved seeing the video telling about how the rice plantations operated. Great place for whole family.

Thank jmabby
Reviewed 20 September 2011

Very informative guided tour of the Rice Museum that included the displays upstairs in the town clock and also the annex in the building next door. They have the Browns Ferry boat on the second floor with artefacts that were found when they raised the...More

1  Thank jkentw
Reviewed 15 September 2011

The tour was very informative from a historical view point. The guide provided a lot of information and history about the plantations, indigo, and rice growing. The museum actually is a tour of the Kaminski Hardware building, the Maritime History Museum, and the Rice Museum....More

3  Thank John L
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