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Aiken County Historical Museum

433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4844
+1 803-642-2015
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Very interesting

If you want to find out about the history of Aiken this is the place to be. It is a relatively... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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A STEP BACK IN TIME ?

The Aiken County Historical Museum is a veritable treasure trove of information and educational... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Mike D
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Aiken, South Carolina
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433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4844
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 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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Reviewed 13 March 2017

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...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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.

Thank ging693
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...More

Thank Jim M
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!!

Thank Dawn B
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...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 11 December 2016

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

Thank BillDeb1
Reviewed 7 December 2016

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

Thank Randy M
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

Thank mlhw46
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My sister and I recently attended a large quilt exhibit at the Aiken County Historical Museum. This exhibit was large and well worth the visit. I was excited because the building is grand and enticing and was looking forward to seeing its interior. While we...More

Thank mtom3x0
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jamie r
I'm trying to find out if there are any living relatives from Ida Rosalyn Wolf's family. I'm particularly interested in finding a college friend, Judy Wolf. Can you help me?
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how much does it cost
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Admission is free with donations at your discretion.
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