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Edisto Island Museum

8123 Chisolm Plantation Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6618
+1 843-869-1954
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Should have stopped earlier in the week

Small but very well done museum. Will take at least 2 hours if you like to read - so don't just... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Pomeroy, Washington
First time visitor to Edisto

Do not leave without stopping by... We came to Edisto not sure what to find, but left so enriched... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Stone Park, IL
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8123 Chisolm Plantation Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6618
+1 843-869-1954
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Small but very well done museum. Will take at least 2 hours if you like to read - so don't just blow it off. Did not realize there was more than one kind of cotton. Special children's area. Adding to their collection all the time....More

Thank 738billq
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Do not leave without stopping by... We came to Edisto not sure what to find, but left so enriched. We left with cookbook, and history book. great little museum.

Thank Fredman55
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have to confess, I lived on the island 10 years before visiting the museum. What a mistake! I now volunteer as a docent a few hours a month. People are always surprised at how long they stay.

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Edisto Island History Museum is full of so many items from the area. It was our second visit, and it was as interesting the second time as the first. Edisto Island is so full of history, and this museum reflects that. We took our...More

1  Thank alleynep2016
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I enjoyed this museum so much! There are items that belonged to the people and places that we learned about on the tours that we took. Well worth the time and money.

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I thought the museum offered a nice range of exhibits. There were definitely exhibits from the local area, plantations from Edisto Island, and other cultural and historical items. The fee was well worth it.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our visit here. The ladies working the museum were very nice and informative. We enjoyed the scavenger hunts. The diorama was amazing. Enjoyed seeing the slave house - all very informative. So glad to see historical items retained and displayed....More

Thank LNorris9919
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Plenty of great Edisto history. I would recommend stopping in when you're on the island. We especially liked the original slave shack, its twin is in the Smithsonian.

Thank Rick1075
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Nice gift shop. Enough artifacts, photos, etc. relating to the founding families of Edisto to explain how the area was tamed and turned into a major cotton producing area. One room contains items related to the Civil War, another to the thousands of slaves who...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and small well done museum. It even has an authentic room of a slave cabin. One room out of two shows just how much space they had to live in. The history of the island and cotton industry was educational. The display of...More

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Response from willienelson1 | Property representative |
The entrance fee for adults is $5, $4 for seniors and $2 for students. Children 10 and under are admitted for free. We hope you will come visit us soon.