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Edisto Island Museum

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Address: 8123 Chisolm Plantation Road, Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone Number: 843.869.1954
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The Edisto Island museum is a great place to stop and spend some time. There is a quaint little shop with fun items for the kids as well as many local historical books and other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Conway, Arkansas
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17 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Checked for hours of operation before driving to museum. Drove into lot, parked. Not open! Bummer. Hard to find.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Edisto Island museum is a great place to stop and spend some time. There is a quaint little shop with fun items for the kids as well as many local historical books and other interesting information. There was a scavenger hunt for the kids that made their time in the museum fun and exciting. The museum contained many items... More 

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Champion Pa.
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I had visited this museum a couple of years ago with a tour but was on a time schedule and missed a lot. On a recent visit I decided to go there on my own and I was right I did miss a lot. With this visit a was able to take my name and really get a lot of... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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37 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I do actually recommend this place. We went there on a rainy day, it was a good education ... what was there and what was not. I highly commend the volunteers who keep this little museum going. It has much larger cultural significance than just a tiny museum in a tiny town. However, I have never visited a museum or... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

After visiting many small local museums, we found this one to be refreshing. Good lighting, clean and organized with some really significant artifacts highlighted the visit. Very nice staff, helpful, with a great little gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This museum has a nice collection of local memorabilia and helps you understand the evolution of Edisto Island. It's worth a visit. Do take the time to find out the hours of operation since it is not open all the time. Also, bring cash. I don't think they accept debit cards.

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Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
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52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My friends and I were immersed in the local culture in this well done smallish museum. The enslaved peoples display was excellent and we learned so much there. Great photos and belongings of people who lived in Edisto in the 18 and 1900s. Highly recommend to anyone wishing to learn who lived there and about the culture.

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McCormick, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Although not a large museum (nothing on Edisto is large) this is an extremely well done museum. I had no idea Edisto had the history it has. For seniors the charge is $4. Nice gift shop on premises.

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Colorado
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

This museum may not look impressive on the outside but don't be fooled. There is a wealth of island history presented here. It's well worth a visit.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

On arriving at the museum I really didn't expect much. It's a very small museum that doubles as a gift shop, but I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the museum. It has something for everyone--the history nerds, the scientists, the military lover, even the kids. In addition to having some very impressive collections of items (including the bed... More 

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Address: 8123 Chisolm Plantation Road, Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone Number: 843.869.1954
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island

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