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Coastal Discovery Museum

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Address: 70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
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+1 843-689-6767
Today
09:00 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn...

If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.

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Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head, SC

Excellent - make sure you make time to visit this site!!! Very informative and good for children - lots of walking or you can just sit and enjoy the view.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Clarence, New York
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Clarence, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent - make sure you make time to visit this site!!! Very informative and good for children - lots of walking or you can just sit and enjoy the view.

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Newark, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad we stooped and found it very relaxing. Very educational and learned a great deal about eco system.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by and were pleasantly surprised. Grounds are kept very nicely and staff is very friendly.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free attraction and very informative. We were there off-season so were not able to see the butterfly house, the horses were not in the barn and the camellias were beginning to bloom. But it is beautifully laid out and I hope get back to Hilton Head to see this museum again. It is mainly outdoors.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ladies up front were very helpful in answering questions and providing info about my travel desires and historical interests. Also, the historical panels are very informative and well worth the time for a careful read. The accompanying photographs are excellent. Make sure you walk the boardwalk out onto the salt marsh. Best scenic view on the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today was the first time open after Mathew. It was a little wrecked and the fields are being used for debris collection. That was easy to overlook, this is a great place to visit and learn a little bit about the history of the area. Staff was great, interested facts all around the property, and easily walkable (about a mile... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ford did an excellent job of presenting information on the history of Hilton Head, which included details on the Civil War, the plantations, importance of cotton, and the changes throughout the years. This really helps one understand the importance of various names and places on and off the island.

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Cleveland, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Beautiful camelias in every color, interesting museum with local interest, nice grounds to walk and picnic. Friendly and helpful staff

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We visited the museum on our last trip to Hilton Head one year ago (2015) and had fit it in at the end of a day so we didn't spend all the time there that we wanted --we were actually surprised at all there was to see. The exhibits --both outdoor and indoor are very well put together and the... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I was pleasantly surprised to see so many interesting displays inside the Coastal Discovery Museum. Must visit!

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