22 Hobcaw Road
Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, is also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. Other stops in the 17,500-acre refuge include the grounds and stables of Bellefield Plantation, a ride through the only existing slave street left on the Waccamaw Neck, and a stroll along a salt marsh boardwalk. the Visitors Center features a small nature/history museum with two alligators, a saltwater touch tank, a touch table, videos and many other exhibits to entertain adults and children. Please call for more information.
US 17 South
A showplace of art and nature developed in the 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four colonial rice plantations. Over 550 pieces of America’s finest 19th and 20th century sculptures, by artists such as Frederic Remington, Daniel Chester French and Mrs. Huntington, are exhibited among 2,000 species of plants. Native animals and birds can be seen in a wildlife park, and special guided nature cruises and kayak trips wind through the tidal creeks and abandoned rice fields for a closer peek at the area’s history and wildlife.
Named by TripAdvisor in 2013 as one of the Top 10 Public Gardens in the US!
Open M-Su 9:30am-4:45pm. Closed Christmas Day.
1003 Front St., P.O. Box 939
Located in the heart of Georgetown’s Historic District, the Kaminski House was built about 1769, and contains an outstanding collection of American and English antiques from the 18th and 19th centuries.
14 W. Main St.
Housed in the town’s original Town Hall, the museum (c.1900) depicts a turn-of-the-century Andrew’s home. Located on Hwy. 521, which is Main St. Open T and Th 11am-4pm and by appointment. Admission is free.
632 Prince Street
In the heart of the historic district is the Georgetown County Museum, preserving and displaying more than 300 years of history and culture in the third oldest city in South Carolina. Open Tuesday through Friday 10 AM until 4 PM and Saturday 10 AM until 3 PM. Normal admission is children under 6 free, ages 6-18 $2, ages 19-64 $4 and 65 and older $3. Large groups welcome; please call ahead: 843 545-7020