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Upcountry History Museum

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Perfect fun for the whole family!!

We visited this summer and really enjoyed the fairytale special feature! My 8 year old daughter... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Crystal L
Greenville, South Carolina
Area history from settlements to today

The upcountry history museum included many exhibits of north western South Carolina history. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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540 Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601-1906
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this summer and really enjoyed the fairytale special feature! My 8 year old daughter had so much fun in the exhibit and we both enjoyed the local history lesson we got in the museum.

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

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.

Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 20 July 2018

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

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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.

Thank PatinSC
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Check Website for the various Shows offered during the year. Great Location just off of Main Street Greenville SC

Thank DJSCarolina
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

2  Thank henriettagal
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Very interesting exhibits. They change exhibits regularly. They let the altzheimers association take folks in each month for free. Very good programs.

Thank Martha K
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5 May 2017|
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Response from Candy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, hours on Friday 10am-5pm. Cost:. $6 Adults, $5 Seniors (65) and college students with valid ID. $4 Children 4-18. Children 3 and under free.
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Response from Maelrarny | Reviewed this property |
The parking is right behind the building, not far from the entrance. I can't say for sure about the handicap parking. I would presume there is a requirement for a couple of spaces, though.
21 June 2016|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
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