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Saluda County Museum

105 Law Range St, P. O. Box 22, Saluda, SC 29138-1701
+1 864-445-8550
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Great small town museum

I love these kinds of places. Always unique with interesting items and displays you'd never see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jqaltman
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Saluda, South Carolina
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An amazing museum, an incredible art deco theater and awesome folks making it all happen!

I visited the Saluda County Historical Society Museum on August 21, 2017. The day of the epic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NatGeoMary
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Fort Myers, Florida
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105 Law Range St, P. O. Box 22, Saluda, SC 29138-1701
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love these kinds of places. Always unique with interesting items and displays you'd never see elsewhere. Saluda is home to two heroes of the Alamo: William Barrett Travis and James Butler Bonham. There is a model of the Alamo in there and lots of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Saluda County Historical Society Museum on August 21, 2017. The day of the epic Eclipse of 2017! Everyone that we met there was absolutely wonderful. I had a complete tour and history of the city and local area. The museum is filled...More

Thank NatGeoMary
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Excellent job by the society in preserving the Bonham house. seeing it was great.. I always love history, and a trip to the old house and the museum in town is worth the trip

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The museum may be small, but the amount of knowledge and artifacts contained inside could fill volumes of books. The museum is run by the Saluda County Historical Society volunteers. The people are knowledgeable about most all of the artifacts contained within the walls. Admission...More

Thank 500harriettr
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Members of the Saluda County Historical Society have done a magnificent job restoring this beautiful, historic log house. To walk in this house is to walk through history. To know that James Butler Bonham and his family lived here, to learn about their history and...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Saluda county is rich in history in many different ways. The connection to the Alamo through Travis and Bonham is probably the best known one

Thank Lbouknight
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Took a group of school children and these folks bent over backwards to help. It is a small museum, but worth seeing. They also have several historic properties like the Marsh-Johnson house which has been lovingly restored and the Butler-Bonham house. The theater next door...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 31 March 2012

The Saluda County Museum, operated by the Saluda County Historical Society, contains a wealth of information about the area. Particularly noteworthy is Saluda's connection to Texas. This is the birthday place of James Butler Bonham and William Barret Travis, both of whom died defending the...More

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