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Aiken County Historical Museum

433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4844
+1 803-642-2015
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The house alone would give it 5 stars

Aiken has a wonderful history and it is all right there for the learning if you are so inclined... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PadgetC
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Aiken, South Carolina
Earth Day was awesome!

I have had the honor of working with the staff at the musuem for at least three years. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lucinda C
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Georgia
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Aiken has a wonderful history and it is all right there for the learning if you are so inclined. Now, I must admit to being a bit biased as there are many relics that have been donated by my family but even without that fact,...More

Thank PadgetC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had the honor of working with the staff at the musuem for at least three years. We have worked on poetry events with local poetry and community groups. Our finest weekend was April of this year when we sponsored our first Earth Day...More

Thank Lucinda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a walk through the gilded age of this community, this is your one-stop shopping. The museum is special and worth every moment you can spare. Here is a first-hand look at the golden years of Aiken. Really don't think this should be missed. There...More

Thank foundertfg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to many smaller county museums and this one is below average. First, a lot of the areas were roped off or just vacant. While there was one or two interesting things to see it mainly was just a boring stop. I was...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Fabulous collections of amazing furnishings, portraits, and collections of incredibly wealthy Aiken residents; it's in a restored lovely, large former home of some of Aiken's "top-drawer" citizens. There is nothing snooty about the museum, however - their volunteers are all terrific. Like so many other...More

Thank happyretireeAtlanta
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is not just the history of the home-turned-museum but about the history of the area and just so much more that was absolutely fascinating. My husband and I were there for two hours and didn't get to see everything. There are so many varied...More

Thank boogieboybaxter
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had not been to the museum for a few years. Took a family outing with 4 generations this weekend. The museum now has a store with some nice items at reasonable prices. The displays have a little more feel of restoration for the building than...More

Thank sdfink
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to take the family! Super friendly and helpful staff! Relaxing walk through museum. Lots of facts about Aiken and beautiful pieces to look at

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a great museum to study the history of all the houses built in Aiken and all of the other historical artifacts.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to find out about the history of Aiken this is the place to be. It is a relatively large museum with lots of different areas to explore.

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jamie r
I'm trying to find out if there are any living relatives from Ida Rosalyn Wolf's family. I'm particularly interested in finding a college friend, Judy Wolf. Can you help me?
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Response from redrooster89 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't assist you as I'm new in town.
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Dianne E
how much does it cost
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Response from stuart k |
Admission is free with donations at your discretion.
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Dianne E
how much does it cost
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Response from RichardAikenSC | Reviewed this property |
Wonderfully FREE
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