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Button Museum

55 Joe Dority Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010-8582
8034279324
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Very interesting

The grandkids and I went to several places over the summer and this was their favorite. It doesn't... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Kathy M
via mobile
Worth The Visit, You Won't Regret It

If you have the chance, go out of your way to see The Button King Museum. The small museum is... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Justin A
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Honea Path, South Carolina
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
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13 Mar 2017
“Very interesting ”
15 Nov 2016
“Worth The Visit, You Won't Regret It”
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55 Joe Dority Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010-8582
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The grandkids and I went to several places over the summer and this was their favorite. It doesn't take long to look at all the things that the Button King put buttons on but it was interesting to hear his story.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you have the chance, go out of your way to see The Button King Museum. The small museum is fascinating. Make sure you watch the videos from Johnny Carson Show, Geraldo, etc... they are absolutely hillarious. However, the best part is meeting The Button...More

1  Thank Justin A
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Small museum but packed full of items covered in buttons! Meet the Button King and enjoyed hearing about how he started the museum.

1  Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A free museum, donations accepted. Has 2 cars, 2 coffins, along with other items all covered in buttons. Various news stories cover the walls. There is a story about how he came to start covering objects with button and where he gets the buttons from....More

1  Thank nate w
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Dalton Stevens is the Button Man. I guess you would have to credit to Johnny Carson for making Mr. Stevens the Button Man. His appearance on the Tonight Show put the Button Man on the map. He puts buttons on everything - from clothing and...More

1  Thank RandyBraves
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This guy has more button artifacts than Carter has pills. He has made a career out of gluing buttons on to everything. Don't stand still while at the museum or he might glue some buttons on you. Just a fun place that's a bit out...More

Thank Randy G
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Due to his age he don't normally come over. He is a true southern gentleman. If he don't come out to greet you feel free to walk into the museum. My bride and I spent some time with him and watched some of his TV...More

Thank rebelmike242
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I was very surprise when i walk in .So many buttons lol .I was amazed to see how one man took all these buttons and made such pretty things with them ,.The place was like a Miniature Museum.A cute place to stop in .Much history...More

1  Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

It is a little ways off of I 20 but very interesting. The owner was feeling down today so we could not visit with him( he is 94 ) his son was cutting the grass and stopped to welcome us.it is small but interesting. On...More

Thank meteordust
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This Museum was a little out of the way. My husband and I did not have too much trouble finding it when we put it in the GPS. It was way out in the country. If you are not in a hurry and are just...More

Thank Caroline L
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lintrot
What are the hours or best time of day/day of week to visit? Should I email first?
17 August 2015|
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Response from meteordust | Reviewed this property |
I would email first if you want to meet the button king. He is 94 and doesn't always feel good. I believe that between 10-2 would be best times . The museum is at his home(farm ? ) so his family is always there.
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