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Went to see the "Picturing Nam" exhibition, the U.S. Military Photography of the Vietnam War from the National Archives. Although some of the photos were very good and gripping in their presentation, I was very disappointed at the limited number and the fact that many...More
The upcountry history museum included many exhibits of north western South Carolina history. I found the disagreement between the coastal government and the upcountry citizens in the late 1700s fascinating. Other exhibits included settlement, civil war, reconstruction, industrialization, religion, and civil rights. Great place to...More
This is a great place to learn about the upcountry. I never knew ... (you'll have to go to learn your secret bit of history!) First, start with the brief introductory movie. It provides a background for your museum visit. Start the exhibits to the...More
The Upcountry History Museum is a small museum located next to the Children's museum & the Greenville County Art Museum that manages several displays a year. They also have featured lunch & learns to supplement the exhibit in house.
The day we were there they had a Lunch and Learn lecture on WWI. It was very informative and well done. It provided information on the 30th Infantry Division that trained at Camp Sevier in Greenville, SC. It is the one that broke through the...More
This was an interesting small museum which, besides telling the story of the upcountry, had a wonderful hands-on fairy tale display for children. Actually, adults find it very interesting too. There was also a large Vietnam display which we all found extremely interesting.
WOW! We are new to the area and this place was a great find. We learned so much about the history of the upstate. We also saw a wonderful art exhibit. Liked this so much in fact we continue to return periodically to see the...More
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The museum is not that large,but I guess you need an hour or so. Of course the time you spend will depend on the detail you choose for yourself. The displays change from time to time so you may want to spend more or less... More
The museum is not that large,but I guess you need an hour or so. Of course the time you spend will depend on the detail you choose for yourself. The displays change from time to time so you may want to spend more or less time and that up to you.
The building is 2 stories and I think well laid out so you move along.
It's a lovely museum.