April 7, 2017
Venus Fly Trap

Dr. Jim Luken to speak on the Venus flytrap

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Dr. Jim Luken on Saturday, April 22nd, on the Venus flytrap. The Venus flytrap is known worldwide as a carnivorous plant catching prey with unique snap traps. However, few people know that the Venus flytrap is native to Horry County […]
April 4, 2017
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April 2017 Museum Matinees

The Horry County Museum continues its Documentary Matinee Series for 2017, featuring films from the museum’s collection. The films, which last from 30 minutes to an hour, will be shown on Wednesdays at 1:00 PM and will continue throughout the year. April films include Waves of Change: The Story of Myrtle Beach, […]
March 28, 2017
Karen Stokes

Karen Stokes to speak at the Horry County Museum

The Horry County Museum and the Horry County Historical Society present a lecture by Karen Stokes on Saturday, April 8th, on Ann Pamela Cunningham: The South Carolinian who saved Mt. Vernon. The founder of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, Ann Pamela Cunningham, created the organization responsible for saving and restoring the home […]
March 28, 2017
The Odd Couple

Museum Movie Classics returns with The Odd Couple

Full Steam Ahead and Easy 105.9/100.7 continue the Museum Movie Classics Series at the Horry County Museum with the classic film, The Odd Couple. When fussy Felix becomes suicidal over his impending divorce, he accepts an offer to move in with his best friend, messy Oscar. Felix drives Oscar crazy with his […]
March 23, 2017
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Then and Now: The Transformation of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base

The Horry County Museum is pleased to announce the opening of the new exhibit, Then and Now: The Transformation of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. The exhibit opens March 31, 2017. This Exhibit is dedicated to the rich history and special memories of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. The Base […]
March 20, 2017
SpringEvent

Spring Event Day at the Living History Farm April 2, 2016

Enjoy a day of planting and plowing on a one horse family farm, Saturday, April 1st from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. The L. W. Paul Living History Farm is gearing up the mule to set tobacco and plant corn for the summer. Join the Farm staff as they re-create old days […]
March 15, 2017
Cooking Demonstration

Cooking demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Experience life on the “one horse farm” in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. On Thursday, April 6th, staff will demonstrate how seasonal dishes such as tomatoes and rice, collard green soup with a hambone, and ‘hogs head cheese’ were prepared. Demonstrations will last from 11:00 AM […]
March 15, 2017
Wash Day

Wash Day at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

Experience life on the ‘one horse family farm’ in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. On March 28th, a clothes washing demonstration will take place from 9 AM until 3 PM. Visitors will see how clothes from the early 20th century were washed, ironed and starched using […]