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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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A big museum in a little space!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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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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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South Carolina
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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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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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Additional Information about Upcountry History Museum

Address: 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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