Rice Museum, Georgetown

4.3
The Rice Museum tour tells of the rice culture in Georgetown County, SC, one of the most colorful chapters in American history, through maps, dioramas, artifacts and other exhibits. It also includes the Browns Ferry Vessel, the oldest vessel of colonial manufacture in the US, exhibits on the Kaminski Hardware Company, Gullah history of the SC low country; Miss Ruby Forsythe, one of SC's great educators; and Joseph Hayne Rainey, the first African American elected to the U.S. Congress. The Rice Museum gift shop includes local arts and crafts as well as jewelry, arts and crafts, and home accessories from around the world. The Prevost gallery features rotating exhibits of art and history.
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  • The price is so afforable that you can't go wrong. Our tour was fantastic. Very interesting and well taken cared of. It took around an hour. They give militray discounts and student discounts too...  more »
  • Thorough, interesting history of the area centered on this central crop in all its facets, from all points of view. Our guide was most knowledgeable and pleasant and able to answer questions while...  more »
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  • It had very good exhibits and information and it was even hands on it gave you rice from the plant and let you shell it and all!! It showed an entire boat ruin that was really cool! Its placing was very unique inside of a clock tower.
  • I loved the Rice Museum tour.....so much history here! And I love the gift shop/gallery....bought a beautiful cotton-pearl necklace. I'll definitely be back!

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