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Georgetown County Museum

120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3602
+1 843-545-7020
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Free for the summer!

This is a nice little museum with a LOT of items, especially upstairs. A little musty, a little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Keith M
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Arden, North Carolina
A wonderful surprise - Must do when in Georgetown

My husband and I decided to check out this museum and it was a real find. Mary was our guide and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
39pw
,
Naples, Florida
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Artifacts and items of historical significance and displays in the Museum are the results of gifts from residents of the Georgetown County community and from those outside the local area who are interested in preserving and documenting the rich cultural history of Georgetown County. Featured Collections: Industry, Native American, Entertainment, Sport Fishing, Slavery, Military, SS City of Georgetown, Famous Americans, Hunting, Plantation Life, Dr. Frances Doyle, 20th Century, and Study Archives.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“two floors” (3 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
“on display” (3 reviews)
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120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3602
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+1 843-545-7020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice little museum with a LOT of items, especially upstairs. A little musty, a little tossed together - the Smithsonian it is not, but it IS very interesting. A docent will gladly assist in providing a narrative if you'd like it, or...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to check out this museum and it was a real find. Mary was our guide and gave us a great "tour", Lots of interesting things on display. We were there about an hour. No charge the day we were there...More

Thank 39pw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was Great! Kaye, our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The place had several artifacts, was very easy to find, and admission was free!! I'll definitely be back!

Thank jenniej4026
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Georgetown County Museum is easily located just off the main street. Parking is straightforward. Staffed by dedicated and well informed local people who bring additional colour to the interesting exhibits.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Instead of going to Charleston for the 4th time while on our yearly beach vacation we decided to do Georgetown instead. Lined up a few tours including the County Museum. It was a free (donations accepted) tour that lasted about an hour. Lots of interesting...More

Thank BargainPawn1
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope that you will visit again next time you are in town!

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We stopped in on a whim of our teenage daughter. We are glad we did, we were greeted by a very nice lady who told us the basics of the museum and then walked us down to the first floor exhibits and gave us a...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I know I have been giving 4 and 5 stars to most of the attractions in Georgetown, but that's because there are so many places to see and things to do in this little historic town. This museum is no exception. It covers two floors,...More

Thank RICHARD F
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stumbled upon Jan and the Georgetown County Museum and it was an amazing experience! We were researching our heritage, and Jan was able to show us houses built by our 6th and 7th great-grandfathers - that are still standing in town, and beautiful! She...More

Thank lex1124
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a sweet museum with excellent examples of life in the area from the beginning. Full time staff member is fountain of knowledge and enthusiastic to share. Small entrance fee, takes only an hour or so.

Thank Cornelia Z
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum dedicated primarily to the people , business , and life in Georgetown County and the Low Country from it's beginnings through the 20th Century . It can be viewed as a self guided visit , or with a free volunteer...More

Thank JC M
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