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Spartanburg County Regional Museum of History

Chapman Cultural Center, Moseley Building 200 E. St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 596-3501
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Chicago,Illinois
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80 reviews 80 reviews
36 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great place to learn a lot about the history of the area. There was a great display of local students art work.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Spartanburg Museum of History is chock full of information on the area. In the past local cotton mill's were the economic boom that kept Spartanburg County thriving, there is a lot of history that is interesting to learn about if you are just visiting or live here. It's worth the trip to go find out more about what the museum... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Much to learn about Spartanburg history. Good maps. Kid friendly. They have exhibits as well. Helpful staff.

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Inman, SC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The museum is in a beautiful new space. I wish they had built it larger to include more information. Better than when it was at the library on Pine I guess.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The museum is very nice for what there is. I was expecting a larger museum withh more information. However, I must stay the staff was 100% committed in having youget as much as you can from what is there. 1 hour visit and you will learn much about Spartanburg.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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240 reviews 240 reviews
113 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Great local museum at the Chapman Cultural Center. There is the Art Museum below the Museum of History so this is a great way to spend a whole day immersed in culture. Good displays, lots of information, and very helpful staff. There is so much history from this area and it's a great way to learn local history.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

This place has a ton of information about Spartanburg and Spartanburg County. They have a large hall for special exhibits. The front desk sells informative books on the history of the county

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spartanburg,SC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

1. Have your picture taken at Daniel Morgan and The Clock Tower statues. 2. Get a gallon of sweet tea to take home. 3. Wake up in a new place each day. 4. Visit the Zentrum at BWM. 5. Get a souvenir at the Farmer's Market.

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
43 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Give yourself an hour. And talk to the lady that works at the desk. She has a ton of information about the area and past. I found out a lot about the region from talking to her. They also have plenty of maps of the United states from the 1800's. It is weird to see what the states looked like... More

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South Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
54 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

The Spartanburg Regional Museum is a nice little museum. The displays are creative. There were some interesting interactive displays. The workers were happy to answer questions. I liked the old furniture the best. Although it is small, it is a pleasant place to be for an hour or two.

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