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Florence County Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Well done history museum

This museum is worth a trip, if you find yourself in Florence, South Carolina. American military... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
rosemaryd205
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Bristol, New Hampshire
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A good look into the history of Florence County

The museum is housed in a beautiful building that is part of the up an coming downtown area. The... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
SCC1992
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Columbia, South Carolina
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The Florence County Museum showcases over 140 works representing 20th-century Southern art, along with works by Florence native, William H. Johnson. Through a range of exhibitions, studios, lectures and family programming, the FCM provides visitors...more
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111 W Cheves St, Florence, SC 29501-4401
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

My family loves museums, even our three-year-old. On the way home from a trip, we spent the night in Florence and decided to catch the museum before we left town the next day. The staff was friendly, pointed out a children's activity in one of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Matt A
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is worth a trip, if you find yourself in Florence, South Carolina. American military history is on display and arranged chronologically. Interesting to both young and old.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank rosemaryd205
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The museum is housed in a beautiful building that is part of the up an coming downtown area. The museum provides a great overview of the history and culture of the county.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank SCC1992
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A great place to go and learn about the surrounding area's history. It's small and doesn't take a whole lot of time to walk through, but they have a lot of neat pieces of history. It's worth a trip!

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank LisaL3378
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great find! Informative on the local history. Must stop in Florence. You should try out the joggling benches in the courtyard!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank AMBxxx
Reviewed 18 September 2017

great addition to the revitalization of the downtown area. they have a nice little set up full of local history. they have events where they do family friendly activities every month or so. great place!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank iris s
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Wanting to spend an hour or two by myself on a Saturday post-brunch, I wandered into the large, contemporary building that is the Flo Co Museum. Expecting some pottery and historical displays, I was blown away at the caliber of artifacts presented. The upstairs left...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank kathleenMdee
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I took my Art Camp, 23 young kids, to this museum in late July. They were a little loud but the staff was pleasant and forgiving. The entire museum provoked great questions and discussions amongst the children and the hands on exhibit was a hit!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank aghall26
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Dropped in mid afternoon, very few patrons, so I talked to the receptionist a good bit. Spent most of my time in history section, but the art selection was also impressive. This large collection came from a very generous local doctor,and the selection is rotated...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank TX2OBX
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I liked the old museum, but they're able to offer so many more programs in this amazing space. The art galleries are wonderful, and they do a good job at providing a snapshot of Florence history.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank sc2nc
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Raven M
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Admission and parking are free. There are also free public tours on the third Thursday of every month at 2pm and on the first, second, and fourth Thursdays of every month at 6pm during extended hours. In addition, Family Day... More
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