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Aiken County Historical Museum

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Address: 433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4844
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+1 803-642-2015
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Aiken

What a great museum to study the history of all the houses built in Aiken and all of the other historical artifacts.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great museum to study the history of all the houses built in Aiken and all of the other historical artifacts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to find out about the history of Aiken this is the place to be. It is a relatively large museum with lots of different areas to explore.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aiken County Historical Museum is a veritable treasure trove of information and educational displays. Inside you can wander through the history of this region from prehistoric times, the civil war, the Halcion days of the Winter Colony, to modern day with eh Savannah River Plant and much more. Whether you are interested in seeing original pottery by Dave, the... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my daughter in law and my granddaughter here a couple of years ago. The tour was really interesting. The quilt show was going on at the same time so we got to see some really nice quilts.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

A great little museum to visit on your next trip to Aiken. Aiken is a wonderful little town that boasts a large number of beautiful homes that were built at the turn of the 20th century. The Museum is housed in one of these mansions and it is a fascinating place to visit.

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Graniteville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place to visit to learn about Aiken's history and the surrounding area. What a beautiful house, your on your own so you can take as much time as you want. Loved it!!

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Museum is a must see if you are in the Aiken, South Carolina area. There are so many areas to see and understand about the development and history of the area. When they have special exhibits like the recent quilt show, they are always amazing.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very well put together and interesting...the best place to learn about our local history. Take your time and enjoy!

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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Thank you for providing a perfect venue for our event. All of our guest were impressed with the Christmas decorations!

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Fredericksburg,VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We spent several hours in this museum and could have spent more! The docent took us around and was so informative it left us with a good feel for Aiken and it's history

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