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Rice Museum

633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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You will love this interesting journey of the story of Rice in Georgetown, SC. The Major crop... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ed M
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
History Galore with a Big History Surprise

We toured the Rice Museum which was really cool with all the info and antiques and unique items... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AngelaLynn84
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Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
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633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
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+1 843-546-7423
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You will love this interesting journey of the story of Rice in Georgetown, SC. The Major crop grown for many a year. Labor intense and highly profitable it made Georgetown one of the wealthiest cities in the country. Your guide will explain everything and you...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the Rice Museum which was really cool with all the info and antiques and unique items, I'm glad we didn't miss this and I love the hand carved boat that was found below the surface in the water which was really old and...More

Thank AngelaLynn84
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Rice Museum Shop is a delightful place to visit. The gift shop is filled with beautiful handmade items from hand painted scarves, art from local artist, wood working, etc. Currently there is an art exhibit by Esther Sharp which will run until the end...More

1  Thank Sissy B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This use to be the old police department. But it is amazing to go and see our culture. The old town clock is amazing to see. It brings back memories that I love.

Thank Chrissy M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A sanitised view of rice cultivation. This museum focuses upon the economic virtues of rice for a privileged class. The slave labor that built the system is barely acknowledged. The subject has great potential, the museum fails.

2  Thank Darren N
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A wonderful small museum that tells the history of rice cultivation in South Carolina. We were fortunate to have Zenobia as our guide, and we were treated to one of the highlights of out visit to this part of the world. If you are interested...More

Thank dave_b15
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Zenobia was knowledgeable and entertaining as a guide. Enjoyed our time with her, and loved the museum. The gift shop downstairs has some beautiful items as well.

Thank rkreipe
Reviewed 28 April 2017

When in Georgetown, you must stop by, take an hour or so, and see this museum. We learned so much about the area and the rice plantations of South Carolina. There are plenty of artifacts in the museum and a few surprising ones too.

Thank RICHARD F
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We made a spur of the moment visit to the rice museum on a cool overcast day and was very glad we did. Even if you aren't a history buff you owe it to yourself to learn about the growth and decline of rice plantations...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Whether you are very interested or just a little interested in the history of the rice days, you would benefit from this tour. There was a lot of history that was covered for this time period and why the rice industry eventually stopped production in...More

Thank sew_anne
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