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Rice Museum

633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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Great local history, awesome guide, so happy we visited!

This is a great local museum this town can be proud of. Detailed displays, beautiful architecture... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
LaRee H
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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Good History Lesson

Wally, our guide, did a very good job telling the story of Georgetown as the rice capital of the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
StigJim
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Alliance, Ohio
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633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a great local museum this town can be proud of. Detailed displays, beautiful architecture in the buildings and loved seeing the remnants of boat that was found close by. Our guide Phil did outstanding job of explaining the rice production and lives of...More

Thank LaRee H
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Wally, our guide, did a very good job telling the story of Georgetown as the rice capital of the world, and about the historically significant ship that is on the third floor. The dioramas in the clock tower building are a little tired looking and...More

Thank StigJim
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped in Georgetown recently to visit the small town and stop in to visit the Rice Museum. This is a small museum that documents the growing of rice in this part of South Carolina. Few outsiders are aware that rice was the dominant cash...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Good place to spend an afternoon (especially if it's raining) if you enjoy local American history. Some cool artifacts on display.

Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We received a personel tour of the rice museum - an history of the rice growing in Georgetown County. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. My heart went out to all the African American that lost their lives while working in the rice...More

Thank Barbara F
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We stopped in Georgetown during our Myrtle Beach vacation b/c Charleston had recently been flooded and we like to sight see. We googled things to do in Georgetown and the Rice Museum came up. We bought our tickets and looked around the first floor of...More

Thank JLV1060
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was an interesting museum lot of history about Georgetown, rice and indigo. Well worth the time.

Thank Kat3Oh
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Zenobia was great. She really knew a great deal about the history of the area and welcomed questions and interaction.

Thank Techlady0429
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The rice culture of early Carolina is essential information for understanding much of South Carolina's role in American history. In this plantation story cotton was not king and a quaint museum tucked along Georgetown's Historic Waterfront offers an engaging explanation of the importance of rice....More

Thank FinGin79
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Enjoyed our personal tour with the friendly and knowledgeable docent. Learned a lot about Georgetown and its history--

Thank Mary K
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