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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
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Christmas in the 1800's

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Randy M
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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Washington, DC
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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Thank Kat K
Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very nice people volunteer at the Museum and are very knowledgeable about the house and the area .Displays from the civil war to building the Savannah River Site,plus famous people that have lived and played in Aiken.

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Thank 26rick26
Aiken, South Carolina
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Museum caters to large and small groups. History of Aiken re interesting. Nice displays and lectures

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Thank betshal
Aiken, South Carolina
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71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

My husband and I attended a book signing of "Beyond Boundary", a wonderful novel by Bon Bozeman, our own Aiken resident. The library was a perfect setting for the author to speak about the history of post slavery Aiken, and the challenges his main character takes on and heroically overcomes. After the delightful lecture we leisurely browsed around the building... More 

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