Anderson County Museum

Anderson County
202 East Greenville St., P.O. Box 8002, Anderson, SC 29622
864-260-4737
Website
T 10am-7pm; W-Sat.10am-4pm

Highlighted exhibits include Routes of History, Trade Street, and Turbines and Textiles, along with an array of rotating exhibits. The Anderson County Museum is one of the largest county museums in the state.
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Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina

Anderson County
120 History Lane, P.O. Box 565, Pendleton, SC 29670
864-646-7271
Website
Th-F 12pm-5pm; Sat 10am-3pm

Charged to be the state agricultural museum by the South Carolina Legislature, education and South Carolina’s proud agricultural heritage is the focus of this exciting, interactive museum, with an emphasis on locally grown food. The museum hosts and sponsors a variety of events, demonstrations, and classes year round, and fulfills numerous STEM and History standards for K-12 students and beyond.
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Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum

Oconee County
208 W South 2nd St., Seneca, SC 29678
864-710-9994
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T-Sat 11am-4pm

Newly opened, this Seneca museum is dedicated to celebrating the history, culture, and contributions of Oconee County’s local African-American community.
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Bob Campbell Geology Museum

Pickens County
140 Discovery Lane, SC Botanical Garden, Clemson Campus, Clemson, SC 29631
864-656-4600
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M-Sat 10a-5p, Sun 1p-5p; Closed CU Football home games and holidays.

In addition to featuring a great collection of minerals, gems, and fossils from all over the world, the museum also offers visitors interactive exhibits and displays.
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Campbell Museum of Natural History

Pickens County
Kinard Annex, Clemson University Campus, Clemson, SC 29631
864-656-3456
Tours available by appointment, closed CU holidays.

A fantastic collection of more than 18,000 animal specimens, over 100,000 plant samples, including a recently expanded exhibit for large mammals.
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General Store Museum

Oconee County
126 E. Main St., Westminster, SC 29693
864-683-2224
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F-Sat 10am-1pm, and by appointment

The General Store Museum displays a large assemblage of historic artifacts from the original England’s General Merchandise store. The museum is housed in the Barrett-Jones building along historic Main Street Westminster, SC
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Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina

Oconee County
70 Short St., Walhalla, SC 29691
864-710-9210
Website
info@cherokeemuseumsc.org
Sat, 10am-2pm
Tours available by appointment

The museum’s primary focus is the Cherokee Tribe; however, other Southeastern Tribes are also exhibited. The museum is located across from the County Court House in Walhalla, and is the only Native American Museum in South Carolina.
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Oconee Heritage Center

Oconee County
123 Brown Square Drive, P.O. Box 395, Walhalla, SC 29691
864-638-2224
Website
T-Sat 11a-5p and by appointment

Housed in the historic Tobacco Warehouse (c. 1892), the museum brings history back to life through exhibits, educational programs, and special events. Popular exhibits include the dugout canoes being preserved within the museum, a walk-in Stump House Tunnel exhibit and a Depression Era Tenant Farmer’s House.
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Patriots Hall, Oconee Veterans Museum

Oconee County
13 Short Street, Walhalla, SC 29691
864-638-5455, 864-638-8558
Tours available by appointment

The museum, at one time called “The Old Rock Building” because of the black granite used in its exterior, was built in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Core. Highlighted are veterans’ contributions through exhibits and individual stories.
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Ruth Drake Museum

Anderson County
100 N. Main St., Belton, SC 29627
864-338-7400
W-Th 9a-2p, F 9a-4p, Sat 9a-1p
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Located in the old Depot Building along with the SC Tennis Hall of Fame in the center of town, the museum features local Belton history exhibits including kitchen tools and old photos.
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REVIVA Museum

Anderson County
106 E. Broad St., Iva, SC 29655
864-348-6544
Th-F, 10am-4; S 10-1
Tours available by appointment

Local history exhibits and old photos are located in the old Peoples Bank building, which is featured on the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor.
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South Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame

Anderson County
100 N. Main St., Belton, SC 29627
864-338-7400
Website
W-Th 9am-2pm, F 9am-4pm, Sat 9am-1pm

Operated by the Belton Area Museum Association and located in the Old Depot building in the center of town, this tennis museum includes portraits by acclaimed sports artist Wayland Moore, a Belton native, and a number of other tennis-related memorabilia.
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World of Energy

Oconee County
7812 Rochester Highway, Seneca, SC 29678
1-800-777-1004
Website
M-F 9am-5pm; Sat 12pm-5pm

The story of energy is told through fun, interactive exhibits at this Duke Energy facility at the Oconee Nuclear Station. Children can enjoy games and many hands on displays. May through September visitors can walk the beautiful butterfly gardens.
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