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Very informative

Older gentleman with a gift for storytelling. I'm a history and anthropology nerd and was... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Shanna S
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Very Engaging

My wife and I recently stopped at the Gullah Museum. Andrew was the person who gave us quite a bit... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
tdammen
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Although small and unassuming, we were impressed with the displays and the presentation by the Gullah Man. I was distracted by some of his current political commentary; but most of his explanations and stories made the visit worthwhile.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Jerry E
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Older gentleman with a gift for storytelling. I'm a history and anthropology nerd and was fascinated by him. One medium room filled with artifacts. The quilts and their stories are the highlights.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Shanna S
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Thought we where going to listen and see history which is our passion, but what we got was a glorify history of Michele Obama. No history of the gullah people.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jane H
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

The museum is a bit rundown, likely due to the passing of the current owner/curator's wife, but has many fascinating artifacts and a great storyteller in Andrew, the curator. While meandering and a bit long winded, Andrew tells the tale of the Gullah people and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I was hoping to learn more about the Gullah culture, but we arrived in the middle of a storyteller rambling about his childhood. He did add some interesting information, but not really about the Gullah. The space is small and haphazardly organized.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Andrew the docent tells wonderful stories of the Gullah people and has a good variety of things to view.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Reserve at least an hour to visit this small one room museum off Front Street. Your indulgence will be totally rewarded with a fascinating narrator who will talk your shoes off with tales of the Gullah people, their dialect, the lore of the region, and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank John B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This museum is just one room, but packed full of all different kinds of artefacts belonging to the Gullah people. I came to this museum as I was doing my dissertation on the Gullah Geechee people. I walked in as Andrew was talking to a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank airvin6
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Small but busting with knowledge both visibly as well as told by a wonderful orator. My husband and I enjoyed our visit!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

My wife and I recently stopped at the Gullah Museum. Andrew was the person who gave us quite a bit of information. He can talk your leg off, but it was very interesting.. whether it concerned Mrs. Obama or the history of blacks coming to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank tdammen
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There is no admission fee. The museum is quite small and he does ask for donations. The most interesting thing in the museum is the curator. Ask him questions about anything you see there or about the Gullah. There also... More
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