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Coastal Discovery Museum

70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-689-6767
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Fun history lesson

Hilton Head has a rich history of pre and post civil war. Photos tell an interesting story. Has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
McMurray, Pennsylvania
Unique Place

This was a very interesting and informative look at the history of Hilton Head Island. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-689-6767
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Reviewed yesterday

Hilton Head has a rich history of pre and post civil war. Photos tell an interesting story. Has Kid's room with hands on stuff to do. Extensive walking trail of the grounds. Includes butterfuly house to walk through.

Thank mikejana4
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very interesting and informative look at the history of Hilton Head Island. There is a self-guided tour on a path all around the grounds with beautiful flowers and very nice people.

Thank mpirro7306
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much to see here at the Coastal Discovery Museum! I went with my garden club this spring to tour the camellia gardens and last August I took my cousins and their teenaged boys and they really enjoyed it. They have such interesting programs, including...More

1  Thank HHIBarbie
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can learn so much about the area when visiting this museum. The story of the island and its people, the art, the eco system, etc. We come here whenever we are in town!

1  Thank smwIndianapolis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my wife and 2 year old and it was certainly a nice place to spend a couple of hours. Lots of interesting outside space and good for the little one to run around to burn off some energy. The old sprawling trees...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good self-guided tour with a fair amount of walking. Make sure you visit the butterfly enclosure, and, if you're there at low tide, check out the bazillions of tiny hermit crabs scurrying about under the marsh walkways. We did seem to pick up some additional...More

1  Thank Gordon D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Up and running after the hurricane. Great background for the island with educational information pertinent to the island. Live sea grass basket weaving.

1  Thank Terry49_8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the CDM on a most pleasant Tuesday morning in May and stayed 2.5 hours. The exhibits on the culture, history, and development of Hilton Head Island are informative without being over taught. The self guided tour is easily done, well...More

1  Thank LowRider60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A surprisingly wonderful chance to learn more of HHI history and natural resources. Outdoor walk was really nice. Butterfly house was pretty cool. Bad directions at this time - don't follow the brown highway markers - as part of the acreage is closed (including the...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two and a half hours at this incredible museum and barely saw a fraction of what it has to offer. The artwork is awe-inspiring, and the boardwalk is breathtaking! Must take the family there!

1  Thank Kate32399
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Will museum be fun as a "rainy day" activity? Is most of the action indoors or outdoors?
June 27, 2016|
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Response from JJMTBD | Reviewed this property |
Most of the site is outdoors. The main museum is indoors but several of the exhibits are outdoors.
Has any one done the Dolphin and Nature Cruise? What was your experience?
April 7, 2016|
Response from Leigh O |
We did a 6:30 kayak tour and we did see a couple of dolphins. You might have better luck on the cruise. I still throughly enjoyed they experience we had.
Are the specific tours worth the money and which ones are better than others? Will be going sometime the week of March 7.
January 18, 2016|
Response from Littletoot2 |
My husband and I took 4 of the tours listed on their Winter Program Schedule in the past week: The Island's Story, Forts of Port Royal, Civil War Era, and Honey Horn History Walk. All are lead by museum docents and as one... More