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Upcountry History Museum

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Address: 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: (864) 467-3100
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice museum!

Very nice history museum. Informative and pleasant. Very interesting and well laid out. Also the history of Pepsi.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Hampton, United States
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Small zoo and great for families, a couple,and seniors. Easy access - strollers, wheelchairs, . Takes about an hour with minimal viewings. Nice variety of animals - but always seems one area "under construction". Great deal with an annual pass - kind of pricy (9.50 for an adult for one visit...no Sr./AAA discount - not really looking for a tourist... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Very nice history museum. Informative and pleasant. Very interesting and well laid out. Also the history of Pepsi.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a amazing little place for such a small town! I was really blown away by how much detail went into the displays they have here. There are constant changing displays along with permanent displays. No inch of space is wasted here! Look up, look down, and look all around because there are things to be seen everywhere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Nice facility with ample parking and easy access. Great seating. Lots of space for exhibits. This facility gives a feeling of intimacy as the speaker is in close proximity to the audience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you have a few minutes with nothing to do that is about all it takes. If they charge to get in (attended for private event) then I would pass.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Visited and was very impressed. variety of subjects well displayed. I saw a civil rights exhibit centered around greenville. I learned a lot

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I visited the museum today with my children and my sister plus her children. My 3rd grade son needed to visit the museum for a school project and my 6 year old son had received tickets to the museum from Pepsi for his birthday. Immediately upon walking up the front desk, the two ladies were completely unwelcoming and rude. They... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This building--its rooms appropriately painted black--is a typical Academic exercise in "What's wrong with the US." A product of Furman University (whose motto should be, "We hate anything that enables parents to send children to our beautiful campus, which we also hate"), this wretched excuse for a museum takes every opportunity to belittle the things that made this country great,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a way to spend the afternoon and decided to try out the little museum. we really enjoyed it. There were a lot of different exhibitions to make it worth the entry fee.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When people ask me about local venues to hold an event, Upcountry History Museum in always on my list of recommendations. In fact, when I wanted to have a party to launch my non-profit, we held it here. #LoveLocalUpstate

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Additional Information about Upcountry History Museum

Address: 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: (864) 467-3100
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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