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Gullah O'oman Museum

421 Petigru Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-6597
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Gullah Museum is now located in the historic district of Georgetown! A must see for history buffs!

This is a one room museum, which is now located in the historic district of Georgetown. There are... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Teresa M
Pekin, United States
Now moved to Georgetown

this "museum" moved to Georgetown in 2014; the owner's wife passed away and I was told they closed... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
amy e
Raleigh, North Carolina
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  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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421 Petigru Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-6597
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a one room museum, which is now located in the historic district of Georgetown. There are quite a few artifacts, tools, etc that were used by the Gullah People. The museum had been run by Andrew Rodriguez and his wife, but she passed...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 21 November 2016

this "museum" moved to Georgetown in 2014; the owner's wife passed away and I was told they closed after her death.

Thank amy e
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This little place's building remains vacant on Petigru, on the way to Recycle. Museum moved to Georgetown, I believe.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This is a small but very worthwhile educational experience. Take the time to learn of the Gullah culture.

2  Thank Robin J
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I took my mother who had wanted to go. Yes it is small, but most of the education comes from Mr. Rodriguez himself. I will admit after a part of the talk got bogged down with dates,I got restless, but the others that were there...More

3  Thank kimkob1
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We spent almost an hour trying to find it in Pawley's, only to discover they have moved to Georgetown. The couple who were there were fun to talk to and the woman spoke to us in Gullah, which I had never actually heard. We bought...More

4  Thank Lana S
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Visit for an introduction to Gullah, learn how Africans added to our lives in America, lovely, sharing people. Interesting and free!

2  Thank Corrie826
Reviewed 16 October 2014

This is a very small space, and not necessarily what most would think of as a physical museum. But the information and experience come from the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Rodriguez. They are a wealth of knowledge and readily available to share their information. I...More

3  Thank esmp
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The only reason this is terrible is that it is closed. I had visited before, it was a two room museum that was so interesting I could have stayed all day instead of the three hours I was there for. Very sad that it is...More

4  Thank ZeldaL
Reviewed 1 April 2013

The museum is great. Unfortunately hey lost their lease on their location and are now looking for another location.

4  Thank Bobstein
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