The South Carolina Maritime Museum, Georgetown

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The South Carolina Maritime Museum has been a long-time vision of the Harbor Historical Association (HHA), a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1996 with the mission to preserve and promote the maritime history of Georgetown County and South Carolina.

How can you support and participate in the museum evolution?

There are three ways: 1. Capital Giving. 2. Annual Giving. 3. Volunteering.

It is the purpose of the South Carolina Maritime Museum to offer a variety of experiences to young people and adults by collecting, preserving and interpreting items of historical interest for educational purposes and to recount South Carolina maritime history through artifacts, documents and other materials of antique or historical value.

The exhibits will further the public interest, knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the seagoing heritage of South Carolina.
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  • It’s free, close to rice museum. Lots of interesting artifacts. Has an upstairs and even has an elevator. Has a gift shop as well  more »
  • Perfect after lunch stop for children and adults. It's free and educational. My grandsons enjoyed the sharks teeth display as well as the old scuba diving equipment section. We all came away with usef...  more »
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  • Very interesting with lots of ship pieces, lighthouse things, good history and it’s all free. Donations accepted if you choose and they also have a neat little gift shop area.
  • What a gem of local artifacts I found them during the Wooden Boat show in October They do an amazing job on displays and sponsor some great fundraisers Wonderful selection of cool souvenirs as Georgetown Memorabilia We put our Grandaughter in the Sailing school for a week a couple years ago What a treasure for Georgetown SC

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