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Coastal Discovery Museum

70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-689-6767
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Great rainy day activity.

Great educational value for a rainy day. Shows a lot of island history. This review should be more... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
maggieinhhi
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Enjoyed this.

We first looked around the museum which was very interesting. But then we found out about Gullah... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pam160
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Orlando, Florida
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If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great educational value for a rainy day. Shows a lot of island history. This review should be more than enough.

Thank maggieinhhi
Reviewed 6 days ago

We first looked around the museum which was very interesting. But then we found out about Gullah history bus tour. That was our favorite part. Guide was 4th generation Gullah that had little bed there his whole life so he could give firsthand info and...More

1  Thank pam160
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started at the main house where we were greeted by a nice lady who explained about the exhibits inside the house and along the walking trail. The house has a temporary Pirate exhibit at the moment. There are three docks along the walking trail...More

1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place to visit if you love history as there are many interesting displays of Hilton Head and its history, and old restored buildings. an even better place to visit with children with hundreds of yards of walking paths, displays, butterfly site, and stables....More

1  Thank kjsutt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but interesting. There was a pirate display when we went that my teenage boys enjoyed. I didn't find the oysters or fiddler crabs too interesting. Maybe some more plaques with more information would help out. My oldest son and I enjoyed the small garden...More

Thank elawson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is a grouping of houses that have displays showing history and ecology of Hilton Head. They also had a temporary display of the history of pirates. Outside they have a trail that takes you through the grounds with 3 piers over the salt...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at Honey Horn Park, this location has a museum, walking trails that are well marked that take you out to the marsh. There are information signs throughout the park that identifies plants, trees, flowers, marsh-life and historical items of interest. Special events are often...More

1  Thank Joe R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a legacy by the Gullah People of Hilton Head. This unknown treasure should be a must for all visitors to the city. Great history lesson with everlasting results

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gullah tour was very interesting with guide Irving whose family has been on HH for several generations. It's a side of HH that one doesn't see without this kind of knowledge and insight. The bird watching walk with naturalist Carlos was also very interesting....More

1  Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Coastal Discovery Museum, and we were pleased to discover that it was free. The visitor center / gift shop / museum had a walking tour map of the property, which was about a mile loop. We enjoyed walking out on the...More

1  Thank Elaine S
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Kolobok
27 June 2016|
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Response from JJMTBD | Reviewed this property |
Most of the site is outdoors. The main museum is indoors but several of the exhibits are outdoors.
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bws607
8 April 2016|
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Response from Leigh O |
We did a 6:30 kayak tour and we did see a couple of dolphins. You might have better luck on the cruise. I still throughly enjoyed they experience we had.
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2806Ohio
19 January 2016|
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Response from Littletoot2 |
My husband and I took 4 of the tours listed on their Winter Program Schedule in the past week: The Island's Story, Forts of Port Royal, Civil War Era, and Honey Horn History Walk. All are lead by museum docents and as one... More
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