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Coastal Discovery Museum

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Address: 70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
Phone Number: 843-689-6767
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn...

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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Low Country at It's Finest

The museum at Honey Horn is a family favorite for my family and I. Every season we visit the huge butterfly habitat and play inside the screened in environment with all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Paul R
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum at Honey Horn is a family favorite for my family and I. Every season we visit the huge butterfly habitat and play inside the screened in environment with all the beautiful butterflies. For most of the season in the amphitheater they have the folks from Critter Management out to allow an interactive experience with some of the low... More 

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Toronto,Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An average place to visit although was windy and 46F. Not too much going on here, lots of walking and likely in better weather when all the flowers blooming. The Tree from 1595 was interesting as well as the Toothache Tree.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum hosts a small collection of art and changes several times a yea.They have great walking trails.Do not expect a huge museum as this is not the venue. You can take a picnic lunch if the weather is nice.The grounds support a lot of other venues-cancer foundation dinner,car parking for shows,etc

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1 Thank cherylellen
Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent several hours at the Coastal Museum. It's a good, flat trail to walk at your own pace. My friend has breathing problems and she was able to walk the whole trail. Nice stops including the horses, cemetery, native plants and animals. Interesting boardwalks out over the marshes. We are going back to look through the museum. Lots of... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living on Hilton Head everyone who comes to visit always wants to go to the beach. But this place is my favorite place to go to when we're not going to the beach. It's just a peaceful place to pack a picnic and spend an afternoon. There are so many things to walk around and see and the house really... More 

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Paisley, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful experience and would love to do this again. We took the tour of the Gullians and it was exceptional. Loved Irv our tour guide

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1 Thank Anne B
Round Hill, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We met the bus for the Gullah Heritage Tour here and found that the museum provides a good overview of Hilton Head's Island. Interactive areas add to the experience for children, but there's plenty for adults. Gorgeous bronze sculptures of Gullah people were inspiring; watch the free video of the artist: wonderful!

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only discovered this place after coming to Hilton Head for over 15 years.It is free(or a donation box) and takes about 2 hours to see everything. Many flowers blooming,even in Jan. Very easy trail on the 57 acres with descriptive signs thru out. Be VERY AWARE of the tricky entrance off of the 278 parkway or you will wind... More 

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice fun for families and children with the opportunity to learn about all things coastal on HHI.

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1 Thank BuzzySue
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice way to spend an hour or two learning about local culture and wildlife. Admission is strictly a voluntary donation of a suggested $5. The ladies at the desk are a wealth of knowledge and provided us with a nice map of the property. The path is very walkable for able bodied. There are 3 points that... More 

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