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A renewed family tradition

I grew up visiting the Berkeley Museum every summer when we came to visit family. I haven’t been... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Tonya B
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So much to see!

We could have spent quite a bit more time in here. We had been in the park before the museum opened... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Jennifer P
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Located within the Old Santee Canal Park, the Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center tells the 12,000-year-old story of the region. Exhibits and artifacts focus on Brigadier Gen. Francis Marion (the Swamp Fox), American Indians, Colonial life...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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950 Stony Landing Rd, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-2944
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

See the first submarine built in America, see artifacts from the revolutionary war, learn and see photos of the first water canal built in the country. The museum accepts donations with a free admission policy.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I grew up visiting the Berkeley Museum every summer when we came to visit family. I haven’t been since I was in college (12 years or so) but this summer I decided to take my daughter. She and I really enjoyed ourselves. It so much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We could have spent quite a bit more time in here. We had been in the park before the museum opened and so glad we went back to check it out. The admission fee ($3 per person) is apparently good all day so you can...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We totally enjoy this museum; It's always clean and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable! It even has some interactive parts. We so love our heritage and the history that is in our area. This is a hidden treasure in Berkeley County that needs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a very nice place to spend the day with family and a pick-nick, walking trails and Southern history.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family and I spent several hours looking at everything and reading all the literature about the different items. Staff was very friendly and well able to answer questions.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

This small museum has been a pleasant surprise. It houses several very interesting items, from ancient fossils, to more modern artifacts of the civil war and modern times. It will take you about an hour to see everything. We stayed a little longer than that...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Berkeley County Museum is centrally located in Moncks Corner, but it could easily be missed if you were not looking for it. Located within the gates of beautiful Old Santee Park Canal Park, the museum offers visitors a glimpse into the past when plantation...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Travelled to visit the Old Santee Canal Park and had an unexpected treat, the museum. Wonderful museum, full of history of the area. Well worth a visit. FreeMore

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Whitney S
PalmettoMike, Manager at Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

Whitney, Thank you so much for coming into the museum! We are so glad that you found us. Admission to The Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center admission is included with admission to the Old Santee Canal Park which is $3 per person, $2 for...More

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