Although we have visited many plantations and have heard many accounts of the rice cultivation in the slave era, this museum really brought it all together. The dioramas were excellent. I was just complaining about another museum that used story boards to tell the slave story. These dioramas were far far better in explaining what went on and children could see and relate to them too. As well there is a wonderful guide which explained the historical importance of rice to the area and how the plantations worked with the rivers and ocean tides to flood the fields. A short video reinforced all that was learned and one came away feeling like they had had a good experience. As well there is a boat which was one of the first built in America and was preserved in the mud. They took the roof off the building to house it here. Amazing. They have a nice gift shop where I bought a book and a museum to take a self guided tour. It's very reasonable and certainly worth it. Considering the massive fire they had on the main street last year, we are certainly lucky this treasure wasn't lost.
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