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Aiken County Historical Museum

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Address: 433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4844
Phone Number:
+1 803-642-2015
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Very informative

Great place to visit to learn about Aiken's history and the surrounding area. What a beautiful house, your on your own so you can take as much time as you want. Loved it!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dawn B
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Graniteville, South Carolina
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Graniteville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit to learn about Aiken's history and the surrounding area. What a beautiful house, your on your own so you can take as much time as you want. Loved it!!

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Thank Dawn B
Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is a must see if you are in the Aiken, South Carolina area. There are so many areas to see and understand about the development and history of the area. When they have special exhibits like the recent quilt show, they are always amazing.

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Thank Linda H
Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very well put together and interesting...the best place to learn about our local history. Take your time and enjoy!

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Thank BillDeb1
Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Thank you for providing a perfect venue for our event. All of our guest were impressed with the Christmas decorations!

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Thank Randy M
Fredericksburg,VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We spent several hours in this museum and could have spent more! The docent took us around and was so informative it left us with a good feel for Aiken and it's history

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Thank mlhw46
Aiken, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

My sister and I recently attended a large quilt exhibit at the Aiken County Historical Museum. This exhibit was large and well worth the visit. I was excited because the building is grand and enticing and was looking forward to seeing its interior. While we were warmly greeted by the staff, I have to say the building has been pretty... More 

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Thank mtom3x0
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Mom loved the annual quilt show. While she looked at every quilt detail, we explored the military history downstairs.

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Thank Sean B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

THis is a very large museum, much larger when you get inside than you would think. I believe it has 32 rooms and tons of fascinating information on the history of the area. There was a quilt show when we went andi it added a lot to our experience. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank Jean J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Every time I visit the museum I feel like I am going through my grandma's walk-in attic. I discover a few new tidbits about Aiken and the vicinity amongst all the different collections. If you bring children, you could search for "treasure" on a rainy day. The grounds are also fun to walk with the cabin at the bottom of... More 

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Thank Dorothy S
Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a beautiful mansion that has been turned into a museum with lots of history of Aiken and Aiken County. It is very informative for new residents of Aiken.

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