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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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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to...
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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If you're looking for some shade and a break from the beach.

Great place to go on a rainy day. Lots of great historical information about HHI, but also lots to see outside. Great camellia collection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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DuBois, Pennsylvania
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DuBois, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to go on a rainy day. Lots of great historical information about HHI, but also lots to see outside. Great camellia collection.

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Acme
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed getting a feel for the way it was. Being from the West, it's a different life from our own local history.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This site is a nice refuge from over- developed Hilton Head. It has a small butterfly house, a small display of carnivorous plants, a small museum in a former plantation house, and plenty of trails. It's all free (donations are accepted ). Take bug repellent and sunscreen if you plan to wander around here. Gullah Heritage bus tour ($35/ticket) picks... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The displays in the museum give the visitor a very good overview of the area and an understanding of the history. The grounds provide a first-hand look at some of what nature has to offer on Hilton Head Island. On top of this are guided tours, workshops and seminars for those who want a more in-depth knowledge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a family vacation with children ranging from 2-17. Every family member loved these beautiful grounds! There are games to play for the very young children. The grounds are gorgeous. On this day we were lucky to have the opportunity to touch snakes, alligators, and even a baby raccoon! My favorite was that carnivorous plants!!!!! I could have stayed... More 

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Carlyle, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed walking through the moss covered live oaks. The scenery and history were beautiful. A great free outing for small kids. Lots of space for them to strech their legs. We saw many species of birds, crabs, butterflies, etc.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Since moving to the new location, this is a gem of place to learn about low country life, especially the period after the civil war until the bridge to Hilton Head Island was built in the 1950's. It covers natural history very well as well.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This museum is a treasure in Hilton Head. It has expansive grounds where you can see many types of birds, horses, a butterfly gazebo and wildlife. There are several trails on the property that you can take which are accessible and bring you out to the marshes. These are great viewing lookouts to see the egrets and other waterfowl in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is rated as the #5 thing to do on Hilton Head Island so naturally we assumed we would have a great time but ended up being very disappointed. Not much to do to keep an easy going three year old entertained which is normally an easy feat. During our visit they had a sort of low country critter petting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

There are very interesting exhibits on the town, the island and the wildlife. Nothing is spectacular but a great way to get an overview of HHI.

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Additional Information about Coastal Discovery Museum

Address: Address: 70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
Phone Number: 843-689-6767
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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