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Anderson County Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting exhibits, great events

Love the miniature county fair under glass, the Rosenwald school exhibit, and the local and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Alison D
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3rd grade field trip. So many historical exhibits hit the 3rd grade standards. Beautiful displays... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Susan S
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Anderson, South Carolina
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Love the miniature county fair under glass, the Rosenwald school exhibit, and the local and regional artifacts on display. Great place for kids and adults.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alison D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

3rd grade field trip. So many historical exhibits hit the 3rd grade standards. Beautiful displays, so much information. Nice gift shop focused on South Carolina. Great free way to spend your time. Mistletoe Market in November for Christmas shopping featuring artisans from nc, sc, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I think alot of the people in & around the area take this place for granted. You might expect to come in for 5 minutes, and be done. But actually there's alot to see and do here. I can imagine if you take a sincere...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wayne117
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Family came to visit and this was a natural choice. Nicely laid out with good exhibitions defining the history of Anderson and surrounding area.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Keith P
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I believe this is the largest county museum in the state. Very nice displays with continuous upgrades. A good military display and more is to come in the next few months. Admission if free although donations are appreciated. Also have a good gift shop with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to take the kids on a rainy day and learn about Anderson county and the past. Lots of interesting facts. We will return.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jodie F
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

The grandkids had the greatest time, very entertaining and informative. Kept the kids entertained for several hours. Will definitely be going back to visit again.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

went there with my a few friends from my jrotc group with our instructor to kill time before we had to speak at a middle school .. 10/10

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Summer H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I went with my child and his class to the museum. I was quite pleased. I have lived in Anderson all my life and this is exactly how Anderson is. They have a replica of the Anderson County Fairgrounds. I think this museum represents the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Patty S
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The museum is well organized and informative. Friendly knowledgeable staff and volunteers. Lots of special activities for kids & adults.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Barbara B
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