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Gullah O'oman Museum

Address: 421 Petigru Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a very small space, and not necessarily what most would think of as a physical museum. But the information and experience come from the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Rodriguez. They are a wealth of knowledge and readily available to share their information. I highly recommend this museum to anyone interested in the Gullah Geechee heritage!!!

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Lexington, NC
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The only reason this is terrible is that it is closed. I had visited before, it was a two room museum that was so interesting I could have stayed all day instead of the three hours I was there for. Very sad that it is closed, the Gullah culture is fascinating, I hope it reopens again in the future.

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Pawleys Island SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The museum is great. Unfortunately hey lost their lease on their location and are now looking for another location.

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Concord, NH
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

As of the beginning of March, the Gullah museum has lost its lease and is looking for a new location. The day that a friend and I went looking for it, this wasn't noted on the web site, but it sppears to be now. Stay tuned.

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Bloomington, Indiana
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Anyone interested in real American history, African-diaspora/Black history or in learning about little known cultures should not miss this museum. What a special experience to speak with the historian who had such a wealth of knowledge on the subject of the Gullah culture and history! I went with my 9 yr. old son and the lecture part was a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

This is a must stop on your trip to Myrtle Beach. I enjoyed the history and I was amazed with the quilts.

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Willow Beach On.
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Learning about the history of the people where you are visiting is such an important aspect of travel. Andrew, was our narrator and historian. What an amazing story he told of his people. Artifacts, quilts, books and more. Remarkable.

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