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Coastal Discovery Museum

Address: 70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
Phone Number: 843-689-6767
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Ranked #4 of 27 Attractions in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and...
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Type: Science Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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154 reviews 154 reviews
89 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This is a small museum but is very well done and cared for. You can tell when you walk in that the people/volunteers that contribute their time there really care about it. The inside exhibits were great as is the outside 1 mile trail to see the grounds. We didn't see any critters/birds out when we were walking but it... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was a nice stop one afternoon. The walkway out onto the marsh has unbelievably beautiful sites.

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Camrose, Canada
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241 reviews 241 reviews
124 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were scheduled to go on a history tour but it was cancelled due to illness of the presenter. However, they offered us the choice of a nature tour & we were happily impressed. For $10 a person for an hour & a half it was a very informative & an educational experience. They offer different events so be sure... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We found the old home that was restored absolutely beautiful. The foresight it took to put this area into a trust is simply wonderful! Though we were there during the off-season there was still plenty for us to see and do. I appreciated the way they created a place for visitors to gain an understanding of the cultural heritage of... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

There is fun for the whole family. The butterfly house is very nice and there is space for small children to explore. There is often a special exhibit and a very nice gift shop. If you have more time, you can sign up for special tours and/or lectures.

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Middletown, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great place to learn about the unique Eco system of the Low country. Beautiful fall day, saw marsh tacky horses and Camelias in bloom. No charge to enjoy museum but donations are appreciated.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It's always worth the stop, to walk the grounds and see what's blooming, check for wildlife in the wetlands. The museum exhibits are top quality. I love this place.

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Memphis
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58 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Lots to see and do. It was off season for us, but still very much enjoyed. We walked the trails, saw some critters and had a special time being out doors. We will go back is the springtime.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love seeing natural spots, and I am interested in history. We enjoyed a walk of about a mile, and saw lots of beautiful birds, camelias, historical artifacts, amazing trees, carnivorous plants, Native American lore....it was a great two hours. A donation of $3 is requested. For an additional fee a tour guide is available.

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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A great place for learning for children. I like the butterfly enclosure and the educational exhibits of CDM and the turtle project. I took my grandkids to see the butterflies and Joe Moffo of Critter management happened to be giving a show at the outdoor amphitheater with chickens, alligators, and snakes. It was an excellent event for the grandkids to... More 

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