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Upcountry History Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautifully mounted exhibits

We have enjoyed reading about the history of this area in a fun setting. This is fun for everyone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marijane W
Greenville, South Carolina
Wonderful place to discover the history of Greenville County.

In addition to the Greenville history their rotating exhibits are outstanding. If you are in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greenville, South Carolina
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540 Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601-1906
+1 864-467-3100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have enjoyed reading about the history of this area in a fun setting. This is fun for everyone - it seems like they always have something just for kids. Really cool!

Thank Marijane W
Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to the Greenville history their rotating exhibits are outstanding. If you are in Greenville this is the place to spend a few hours being educated and entertained.

Thank 24BLDLSC
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is a bit small, takes about an hour to visit (could spread it out a bit if you like) but is well done. The museum gives a good overview of South Carolina and the upcountry and in addition offers some limited time displays...More

Thank RobertSofSC
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Came for the Dinosaur - Family Fun Day and was disappointed. The place looks great but the cost and some of the people that worked that weren’t great at all. We scavenger hunted for bones and for small children they were not in good places...More

Thank ErikaStrozier1624
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Great Traveling exhibits! Family fun learning about local history, but also great traveling exhibits which offer beyond local. Worth a family visit!

Thank LoriZoo
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Went to see the "Picturing Nam" exhibition, the U.S. Military Photography of the Vietnam War from the National Archives. Although some of the photos were very good and gripping in their presentation, I was very disappointed at the limited number and the fact that many...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We visited this summer and really enjoyed the fairytale special feature! My 8 year old daughter had so much fun in the exhibit and we both enjoyed the local history lesson we got in the museum.

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The upcountry history museum included many exhibits of north western South Carolina history. I found the disagreement between the coastal government and the upcountry citizens in the late 1700s fascinating. Other exhibits included settlement, civil war, reconstruction, industrialization, religion, and civil rights. Great place to...More

Thank rick19348
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to learn about the upcountry. I never knew ... (you'll have to go to learn your secret bit of history!) First, start with the brief introductory movie. It provides a background for your museum visit. Start the exhibits to the...More

1  Thank M9686LGrobertp
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Upcountry History Museum is a small museum located next to the Children's museum & the Greenville County Art Museum that manages several displays a year. They also have featured lunch & learns to supplement the exhibit in house.

Thank Courtney H
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5 May 2017|
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Response from Candy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, hours on Friday 10am-5pm. Cost:. $6 Adults, $5 Seniors (65) and college students with valid ID. $4 Children 4-18. Children 3 and under free.
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21 March 2017|
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Response from Maelrarny | Reviewed this property |
The parking is right behind the building, not far from the entrance. I can't say for sure about the handicap parking. I would presume there is a requirement for a couple of spaces, though.
21 June 2016|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
The museum is not that large,but I guess you need an hour or so. Of course the time you spend will depend on the detail you choose for yourself. The displays change from time to time so you may want to spend more or less... More