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Mace Brown Museum of Natural History

202 Calhoun St, 2nd floor of School of Sciences and Mathematics Building, Charleston, SC 29401-3521
+1 843-953-5589
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park in a garage, shop on King and see the Mace Brown Museum!

The Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Science and Mathematics building and has a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
William E
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mt pleasant, sc
A Great *Free* Family Find

My youngest son absolutely LOVES anything dinosaur. So when we heard about the large T-Rex in the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
TheDiehlsTravel
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Asheville, North Carolina
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202 Calhoun St, 2nd floor of School of Sciences and Mathematics Building, Charleston, SC 29401-3521
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Science and Mathematics building and has a wonderful collection of fossils with short descriptive information writings about each item. You can park at the Francis Marion hotel parking garage near Calhoun Park and walk in...More

Thank William E
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My youngest son absolutely LOVES anything dinosaur. So when we heard about the large T-Rex in the College of Charleston library, we had to go see it. While we were viewing the T-Rex, the librarian told us to check on the Natural History Museum across...More

Thank TheDiehlsTravel
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We found this museum while frustratingly looking for parking spaces for another attraction! My 12 year old daughter was excited. Admission is free, but there is a donation box at the entrance. It's on the 2nd floor of the College of Charleston science building. There...More

1  Thank HeatherD3
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I have seen the little sign out in front of the new Science and Math building at the College of Charleston. There is metered parking in front of the building and it is hit or miss. Usually I find a place there. The lobby has...More

Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

While the museum is small, they have a lot of fossils, many of which are local. They provide great information about everything. It is neat and well-organized.

Thank Angel T
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Didn't even realize this was around and I've lived here for a few years. It's located on the second floor of the building. Really interesting exhibits and lot of fossils and such found locally. We really enjoyed it.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Though this museum is only around 5000+ square feet, it's packed with quality specimens of indigenous fossils to South Carolina. The displays are very informative and educational and put together very professionally. I've since learned that his place was recently ranked as one of the...More

Thank paleoman62
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Our two kids 12 and 9 enjoyed the museum. They really enjoyed touching the bones and exhibits. As a science teacher I was very impressed with the collection and the easy to read displays. My family even spend time to look and discuss the idea...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 26 May 2013

My son loves dinosaur bones and this trip was well worth it for him! He is 7 years old. He was so excited and we enjoyed it as well. It is free which adds to the appeal :) Overall it is a well done museum....More

2  Thank Josh A
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