Founded in 1931, this non-profit outdoor museum with its majestic oaks and world-renowned sculpture is a place to restore your soul and renew your spirit and that’s not all. Everyday, Brookgreen offers tours, programs, and exhibits for all ages. Relive history as you walk the Lowcountry Trail or take a cruise on the pontoon boat. […]
In the heart of the historic district is the Georgetown County Museum, preserving and displaying more than 300 years of history and culture in the third oldest city in South Carolina. Open Tuesday through Friday 10 AM until 4 PM and Saturday 10 AM until 3 PM. Normal admission is children under 6 free, ages […]
Tour haunted Georgetown with storyteller Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger, Author of Ghosts of Georgetown and More Ghosts of Georgetown. This is a Lantern led walking tour taking 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking 1 to 1 1/2 miles. Cost $15 per adult $8 ages 8 – 12 […]
Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, was also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. […]
Visit the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr. signer of the Declaration of Independence. Take an attic to cellar tour of the plantation house along with the slave cabins & grounds of South Carolina’s first National Historic Landmark. Built in 1740, the house is a typical lowcountry rice plantation dwelling. Hours Tuesday – Friday; 10:00 am […]
Shelling and Lighthouse cruise. Cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island and beachcomb where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Explore where the sea unfolds her secrets depositing an ever changing array of shelling opportunities. The Carolina Rover take you on a three hour boat tour through a bird-watchers paradise to […]
In 1996 the Harbor Historical Association launched a dream to create a museum that would celebrate the rich maritime history of South Carolina and the Port of Georgetown, the state’s second largest seaport. Now, with the acquisition of our own facility, the South Carolina Maritime Museum has opened in its permanent home, on the waterfront at the corner of Front and Broad Streets in Georgetown. Watch us grow!
The Gullah Museum features presentations of the Gullah Culture & History. The Museum displays Story Quilts and Books by Gullah Authors; Gullah Culture and Tours Available.
The Rice Museum, known locally as The Town Clock, is located in the Old Market Building and is a prominent symbol of Georgetown County. Through dioramas, maps, artifacts and other exhibits, visitors to the Museum are enlightened to the history of a society dependent on the rice crop.
One of Tom Yawkey’s greatest legacies was the donation of 20,000 acres of land along the bay and shoreline of Georgetown County to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. This area is now known as the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center, and is considered to be one of the most outstanding grants to wildlife conservation […]
Visit Sandy Island, between the Waccamaw River and Great Pee Dee River, Sandy Island is the last true undeveloped island on the east coast of South Carolina. Residents still travel to and from the island by boat, as they have for generations. Tour Schedule and Prices