Contact

Museum Information

 

Our Staff

Name Position Email
Christy Blanton Museum Support Specialist blantonc@horrycounty.org
Walter Hill Director HCGmuseum@horrycounty.org
or hillw@horrycounty.org
Marion Haynes Technical Assistant haynesm@horrycounty.org
Wayne Skipper Farm Manager skippere@horrycounty.org
Hillary Winburn Curator winburnh@horrycounty.org
Amelia Snipes Office Manager snipesa@horrycounty.org
Museum Board Members

Other Local Museums

Horry County Historical Society

Myrtle Beach Art Museum

(843) 238-2510


The Art Museum is dedicated to being one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. We strive to engage our community and our visitors through unique exhibitions and interactive, educational and creative programs for people of all ages.

Children's Museum of South Carolina

(843) 946-9469


The Children’s Museum of South Carolina is an interactive playground for the mind! Come touch, explore, and play while learning about your world through the interactive exhibits and programs at the Children’s Museum of South Carolina. We serve our state and local communities, as well as visitors to Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand area.

North Myrtle Beach Historical Museum

(843) 427-7668


On March 10, 2005, local businessman Dick Hester had a vision. He saw the Museum in its current location--the former North Myrtle Beach Library building. Hester imagined all the history of the region that could be collected and shared with local residents and with the thousands of visitors who enjoy our area.

Georgetown County Museum

(843) 545-7020


Artifacts and items of historical significance and displays in the Museum are the results of gifts from residents of the Georgetown County community and from those outside the local area who are interested in preserving and documenting the rich cultural history of Georgetown County.

The Rice Museum

(843) 546-7423


The Rice Museum, known locally as The Town Clock, is located in the Old Market Building and is a prominent symbol of Georgetown County. Through dioramas, maps, artifacts and other exhibits, visitors to the Museum are enlightened to the history of a society dependent on the rice crop.

South Carolina Tobacco Museum

(843) 464-8194


The City of Mullins sprang from the growing, harvesting and selling of tobacco beginning in 1894. Proving that tobacco and farm life was the life-blood of the community, Mullins grew to become the largest tobacco market in South Carolina at one time. The Museum, which opened in August 1998, focuses on the growing of tobacco and rural farm life prior to 1950.

Florence County Museum

South Carolina Maritime Museum

(843) 520-0111


The Harbor Historical Association of Georgetown has committed to create the South Carolina Maritime Museum on the waterfront in downtown historic Georgetown.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

(843) 293-3377


The S.C. Civil War Museum is a presentation by Ted L. and Connie Gragg. The Museum houses three important Civil War collections; the Gragg Collection, artifacts recovered by the C.S. S. Pedee Research & Recovery Team from the Mars Bluff Confederate Navy Yard site on the Big Pee Dee River, and artifacts recovered by the South Carolina Institute of Anthropology and Archaeology (SCIAA) on the 1979 State House dig site.