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Rice Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Rice history and stories

This Georgetown attraction showcases the history of the area and Carolina Gold -rice. Displays... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chapin, South Carolina
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Knew some history

I stopped in for a tour of the Rice Museum. I had taken a river tour and I believe the man who was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3623
+1 843-546-7423
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Rice Museum features a great collection of dioramas that provide a visual model of the rice plantations that were so important in South Carolina. Our tour guide was very informative. It's not a fancy museum but it is housed in historic buildings and features...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Georgetown attraction showcases the history of the area and Carolina Gold -rice. Displays, guided tour, 1700 ship and more. Definitely worth an hour or two. Nominal admission price

Thank Dwightcr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in for a tour of the Rice Museum. I had taken a river tour and I believe the man who was running the gift shop was the narrator on that tour a year or two ago. Wally took me on this tour and...More

Thank hippymo
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a Wednesday afternoon and just in time for the last tour of the day. Wally was extremely articulate and knowledgeable and provided a very good personal tour and explanation of the rice industry in South Carolina. We knew nothing about it and...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My sister and her husband wanted to go to the museum. I have lived here 40 years and had never gone. I was surprised how much history Georgetown has and learned a great deal in the museum. I’m sorry I had not taken the time...More

1  Thank Wanda P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I was leaving Myrtle Beach driving south. There was a brown sign "Rice Museum". Curiosity grabbed me and I just had to drive to it. What a wonderful detour. The museum tour was worth the $7 and Georgetown, South Carolina was fantastic. First I bought...More

Thank RudiOnTheGo
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I had been wanting to do this tour for a while, as I'm very interested in the history of rice plantations. I'll begin by saying that while my husband and I enjoyed it immensely, our children (5 and 12) were pretty bored. The video was...More

Thank snoopmama32
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

No big crowds. Peaceful place. Alligators and turtles in the water. Accessible to many restaurants and places to enjoy a drink at the waterfront. A must see place.

Thank mark s
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The docent was drunk! I don't know if they're paid or volunteer but either way they shouldn't reek of alcohol. Obviously a practiced drinker, he was still very informative even if he tripped over his words here and there and repeated himself. Luckily I'm a...More

1  Thank Shanna S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Tourguide was personable and informative. No working elevator in 6-2018. Gift shop was pretty good. Best item was a reclaimed ship that had been on the river-botttom for some time.

Thank fraidellf2015
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Response from mark s | Reviewed this property |
Museum Hours and Tours 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Saturday Tours are available throughout the day – Last tour begins at 3:30 pm Museum Tour rates: Adults…$7.00 Seniors (60 and over)…$5.00 Students... More