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Cayce Historical Museum

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Address: 1800 12th Street, Cayce, SC 29033-2935
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+1 803-739-5385
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 14:00 - 17:00

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We learned about the museum in a small local magazine. We have lived in the area our whole lives! They need to do more advertising! Fantastic tour by Mr. Redmond that included... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We learned about the museum in a small local magazine. We have lived in the area our whole lives! They need to do more advertising! Fantastic tour by Mr. Redmond that included two levels of the building, extensive Native American artifacts, diaramas of the early Cayce area, and a table used by Cornwallis! My family thoroughly enjoyed it and we... More 

Thank GoodwinDonna
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This museum has so much interesting information. They have a lot packed into the site and the staff is very friendly.

Cayce, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Really enjoyed visiting the museum...very interesting displays and documents on the history of Cayce....also, the grounds around the museum are fun for strolling and the younger family members will find lots to do. A good time investment for an individual or family.

Thank williamwJ8377SC
Lexington, South Carolina
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Amazing amount of native American Indian artifacts and info; plus info indicating what an important eastern USA crossroads area this was in colonial and precolonial times.

Thank poptopEBS
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Reviewed 17 November 2014

We visited this museum to get a feel for a small town outside of SC's capital city. We were not disappointed. History goes a long way back in this town. 2 floors, with arrowhead collection upstairs. Low costs. There is a little bathroom. Not for weak knees or wheelchairs.

Thank asorig
Gilbert, South Carolina
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59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

They have the largest arrowhead collection I have ever seen. All of the docents are caring professionals and spend time to help you get to know the history of Cayce and West Columbia. It is worth a trip for anyone!

1 Thank jelundeen
South Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2013

There is quality and quantity here in equal measure...beautiful displays of thousands of points, arrowheads, axes and more from the Clovis period through modern times. Local Revolutionary and Civil war history is brought to life, along with the story of Cayce. Our visit was even more enjoyable, thanks to the knowledgeable and affable director. Even on a rainy winter day,... More 

3 Thank candj2
Prosperity, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2012

This place is a well kept secret and filled with some amazing historic items including General Cornwallis' table. I would suggest it to anyone interested in hearing of the local history of Saxe Gotha.

3 Thank Hannah H
Camden, South Carolina
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Who knew so much history was available within an hours drive of Camden? I found the grounds and exhibits quite inteersting. They added to my knowledge of our South Carolina midlands!

3 Thank GinnyLMC
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 631 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2012

This little museum is truly a gem! The museum is housed in an exact replica of a Revolutionary war building called Fort Granby.There are only four rooms- a lot of relics of the revolutionary and Civil wars. There is also relics and displays telling the history of the now defunct town of Granby and the current city of Cayce. The... More 

2 Thank jlantern3

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