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South Carolina Tobacco Museum

104 E Front St, Mullins, SC 29574-2810
+1 843-464-8194
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I visited this place a couple of weeks ago. Ninety-nine percent of the reviews on the museum I read... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
moneyd2018
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Dillon, South Carolina
Small town with a big heart!

A great place to visit in Mullins, SC. You go back in time to see what once made Mullins a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Penny S
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Mullins, South Carolina
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The State Tobacco Museum's collection of four centuries of tobacco artifacts illustrate how tobacco affected the economies and societies of the rural south. A reconstructed tobacco barn and market allow visitors to immerse themselves in the stories, sights and smells of tobacco history. Guided tours of the museum and of Mullins are available.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“on display” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 16:00
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104 E Front St, Mullins, SC 29574-2810
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+1 843-464-8194
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place a couple of weeks ago. Ninety-nine percent of the reviews on the museum I read were positive, and it lived up to every word. I just don't understand how they can keep the place open by just charging visitors $1.00. I...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

A great place to visit in Mullins, SC. You go back in time to see what once made Mullins a prosperous little town. Tobacco farming was once a big industry and brought growth to this area. Over time and with the Clintons so adverse to...More

Thank Penny S
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A wonderful museum. Director of the museum was very knowledgeable and personable as he showed me throughout the items there If you are anywhere near Mullins ,SC take a detour and learn about the history of tobacco

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was a very interesting museum. History of tobacco farms and Mullins. Many specimens of tobacco, cigarettes, pipes, farm tools, and way of life for farmers. Lovely paintings, antique quilt and much more. The curator was very friendly and knowledgeable. A donation of one dollar...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a must see in Mullins! Tons of tobacco and tobacco farming items on display inside including a tobacco barn. The curator has a wealth of knowledge and used to own a tobacco farm and his dad owned a tobacco warehouse in Mullins....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

It was interesting to learn that in days gone by Mullins was the top business center for tobacco four years in a row. At one time, there were 41 warehouses serving as auction houses for the industry. The cypress canoe and the 1700s quilt are...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Such a nice place. Friendly man runs the place. Learned a lot. We enjoyed it and we will tell our friends about it

Thank Keisha G
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Guided tour was informative and interesting. Lots of old items related to tobacco growing. This is a large museum and fun to explore.

1  Thank Betty M
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a small muse on the tobacco farming in the old days. The guide was very informative and is well worth the time for a guide tour. Only request a small donation.

Thank George B
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We were staying in North Myrtle Beach and was an hour drive. We ate at the buffet at Webster Manor and drove the 5/6 blocks to the museum. Check the times since it does have limited hours, sometimes groups and is closed for lunch. It's...More

Thank Rita L
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