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Address: 421 Petigru Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-6597

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Learned quite a bit!

I took my mother who had wanted to go. Yes it is small, but most of the education comes from Mr. Rodriguez himself. I will admit after a part of the talk got bogged down with... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2015
Chardon, Ohio
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Pekin, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a one room museum, which is now located in the historic district of Georgetown. There are quite a few artifacts, tools, etc that were used by the Gullah People. The museum had been run by Andrew Rodriguez and his wife, but she passed away a little over a year ago. Andrew now runs the museum on his own.... More 

Thank Teresa M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

this "museum" moved to Georgetown in 2014; the owner's wife passed away and I was told they closed after her death.

Thank amy e
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This little place's building remains vacant on Petigru, on the way to Recycle. Museum moved to Georgetown, I believe.

Thank Bob S
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is a small but very worthwhile educational experience. Take the time to learn of the Gullah culture.

2 Thank Robin J
Chardon, Ohio
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I took my mother who had wanted to go. Yes it is small, but most of the education comes from Mr. Rodriguez himself. I will admit after a part of the talk got bogged down with dates,I got restless, but the others that were there seemed fine. I think if you had any young ones they would need a shorter... More 

3 Thank kimkob1
Rocky Face, Georgia, United States
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68 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We spent almost an hour trying to find it in Pawley's, only to discover they have moved to Georgetown. The couple who were there were fun to talk to and the woman spoke to us in Gullah, which I had never actually heard. We bought a book that I enjoyed reading about the history and experience of the Gullah people.... More 

4 Thank Lana S
Mamaroneck, New York
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132 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Visit for an introduction to Gullah, learn how Africans added to our lives in America, lovely, sharing people. Interesting and free!

2 Thank Corrie826
Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

This is a very small space, and not necessarily what most would think of as a physical museum. But the information and experience come from the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Rodriguez. They are a wealth of knowledge and readily available to share their information. I highly recommend this museum to anyone interested in the Gullah Geechee heritage!!!

3 Thank esmp
Lexington, NC
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84 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013

The only reason this is terrible is that it is closed. I had visited before, it was a two room museum that was so interesting I could have stayed all day instead of the three hours I was there for. Very sad that it is closed, the Gullah culture is fascinating, I hope it reopens again in the future.

4 Thank ZeldaL
Pawleys Island SC
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43 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

The museum is great. Unfortunately hey lost their lease on their location and are now looking for another location.

4 Thank Bobstein

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