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Coastal Discovery Museum

70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-689-6767
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Excellent "museum"

This is a must do for those traveling with children (and those without). The museum has a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah O
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Check out their schedule online!

I highly recommend checking out the schedule of tours, classes, critter meet and greets, programs... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ann B
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If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
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70 Honey Horn Drive, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must do for those traveling with children (and those without). The museum has a nice children's play area loaded with puzzles. My son kept talking about playing in the museum. The walking trail was educational and interesting. The butterfly enclosure was the...More

1  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 2 days ago

I highly recommend checking out the schedule of tours, classes, critter meet and greets, programs, etc. before your trip. Most require reservations. We did not do a straight-up visit to the museum itself, but we did the Segway tour on the museum grounds (FABULOUS) and...More

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took our 6 1/2 year old grandson to the Museum for a day of Science. We had a great time. First, we did the Lowcounty Critters "Meet and Greet" this was kind of expensive to see three animals: Chickens, Rabbits, and Alligators. The look...More

1  Thank lambka
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My 2 friends and I have been to Hilton Head several times but found this museum well worth a visit , free . It was informative when we walked in explaining the inside and walking (1mi?) path. Loved the literature explaining how Hilton Head cane...More

2  Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chartered boat ride,30 mins through the marsh from Old Town Bluffton was a wonderful start of our trip to hear about Daufuskie Island. We were disappointed in what we had in our minds on our actual visit. Nothing can take away from the beautiful...More

Thank lecoo2
Natalie H, Manager at Coastal Discovery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad to hear that you had a chance to meet Sallie Ann on Daufuskie, she's a wonderful lady and a great resource for Daufuskie history. However, this cruise is not one of our offerings through the Coastal Discovery Museum. I believe that you were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were searching for the Gullah tour when we stumbled on this Museum. We were fortunate to meet a wonderful Gullah artist Sonja Evans who was hanging her display at the museum. Some of this art had recently been shown in Paris. The museum is...More

1  Thank Sding73
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice little place to visit to see fiddler crabs , butterflies , and other wildlife. enjoyed learning a little about the island and wildlife.

1  Thank beachbound27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last week. The grounds were nice and the volunteers were very friendly. However, we did not see one beware of alligator sign. We came up to the dragon fly pond. My two year old ran towards the pond protected by only by a...More

1  Thank crd1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the kids here for an afternoon and they loved it! We went the day before a boat charter with Island Time Charters and it was amazing how much they remembered and learned. They were pointing things out that they had seen and learned...More

2  Thank davewalter1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for small kids! This place is donation run so support them so other kids can enjoy. The kids will get a scavenger hunt and earn a prize at the end.

3  Thank Jesus R
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Kolobok
Will museum be fun as a "rainy day" activity? Is most of the action indoors or outdoors?
28 June 2016|
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Response from JJMTBD | Reviewed this property |
Most of the site is outdoors. The main museum is indoors but several of the exhibits are outdoors.
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bws607
Has any one done the Dolphin and Nature Cruise? What was your experience?
8 April 2016|
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Response from Leigh O |
We did a 6:30 kayak tour and we did see a couple of dolphins. You might have better luck on the cruise. I still throughly enjoyed they experience we had.
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2806Ohio
Are the specific tours worth the money and which ones are better than others? Will be going sometime the week of March 7.
19 January 2016|
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Response from Littletoot2 |
My husband and I took 4 of the tours listed on their Winter Program Schedule in the past week: The Island's Story, Forts of Port Royal, Civil War Era, and Honey Horn History Walk. All are lead by museum docents and as one... More
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