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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
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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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So much fun and beautiful!

The butterfly pavilion was my favorite part but my son also loved getting to hold alligators, snakes, etc.!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Casey K
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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The butterfly pavilion was my favorite part but my son also loved getting to hold alligators, snakes, etc.!

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Ellenboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Coastal Discovery Museum was a very important part of out trip. We took our kids and grandchildren there last week. We learn a lot about the history of the island. The adult children played with the snakes and baby alligators while the grand children played with the chickens and bunnies.

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

i love animals, and it's a great place to take photos of all kinds of animals: snakes, alligators, butterflies, chicken, bunnies, turtles .history documented with great photos...local crafts for sale

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Morrow, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't realize they closed at 4:30pm, so unfortunately our visit was shorter than we'd like. We learned so much about the history of Hilton Head Island and its environment. We will definitely be going back to learn more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had bern to the area several times and decided to stop by here after driving by several times. The museum is very well layer out and full of interesting artifacts. The grounds and trails were gorgeous! A great combo of natural beauty and history!

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Finksburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely way to spend time outdoors. Lots of beautiful flowers and exhibits to see. Great for kids of all ages. Handicapped persons should have no difficulty visiting the exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cute little visit we had while trying to kill about an hour. It's free to go into the museum and trail, they do ask for a donation- but there is no pressure. There was an add on program we didn't take advantage of that day. It was a nice walk through some nature exhibits and the inside... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family retired to Hilton Head, so I visit there at least a couple times a year. I have always meant to visit this museum, and finally made it this time around, on a hot summer day. The main exhibit area was nice and cool, and the exhibits were interesting, dealing with the local history, culture and natural features of... More 

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coastal Discovery Museum is a hidden treasure on Hilton Head Island. It is an escape from the touristy areas and beaches. Be sure to vist and spend a few hours just looking at nature. Be sure to visit the butterfly sanctuary.... it's worth the trip.

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

I just love the butterfly house. If you are a tree lover this is the place for you. Both fun and educational

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