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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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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interesting and educational

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Sharron C
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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South Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The museum is very nice and clean. The exhibits are informative and fun. There is a theater where a movie shows some history of the area. 2 levels, clean restrooms, and a fun room for kids with lots of hands-on exhibits. This is not a large museum but still had enough to keep us busy for awhile. Worth the visit.... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Worth the time. A real look into the regions past. Took brother Fromm PA there and he thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Greer, South Carolina
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182 reviews 182 reviews
54 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Used this museum for a Christmas party and we were very pleased. They have some rotating exhibits and the party goers can tour the museum. Staff is quite helpful.

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I decided to take my four kids to the seasonal pirate/treasure exhibit. I was a little reluctant at first. I did not know if the exhibit would be stimulating enough to entertain my kids, but I was pleasantly surprised. My children loved it. There was so much for them to do. They were able to mine for fools gold and... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love the lay out of the museum, the history and the fantastic exhibits. They really take care in presenting the real history of that area of South Carolina. Well worth your time . Be sure and go to this museum while in Greenville.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My husband and I returned this afternoon from a 3-day stay in Greenville, and yesterday's visit to the Upcountry History Museum was one of the highlights of the trip. This beautiful museum highlighting the Upcountry is so well done - absolutely gorgeous facades of historical buildings (the courthouse facade is an exact "to-scale" replica), numerous "hands-on" features such as life-sized... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Attended the SEAC 2014 Reception here last week. The exhibits are wonderful - both for adults and children! Very well laid out and interesting museum, would love to go back!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The permanent exhibits are enough to keep you coming back, with much information and interactive exhibits tell of the history and interesting facts about our past. Really like some of the additional exhibits that are there for a limited time. A fun place to visit.

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