Discovery Lab Open

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM (June – Aug.)
No charge

Butterfly Discovery

Meets at the Museum, 3 PM (June -Aug.)
$10 adult, $5 child (ages 4-12)

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM
$15 per adult, $10 per child

Beach Discovery

Mitchelville Beach Park – 10 AM
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports – 10 AM
$32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult)

Marine Science Expedition

Meets at CC Haigh Landing on Pinckney Island (June – Aug.) – 10 AM
$45 adult, $30 child (12 and under with adult).

Sea Turtle Life

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge (2 PM through 5/30)
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Birding at Pinckney Island 

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge (6/7 and 6/21)     7:30 AM   $12 adult (12 and older only)

Dolphin Research Excursion

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock, Bluffton
$55 per person (ages 10 and older)  10 AM on 6/14, 6/21, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, and 8/30

Forts of Port Royal

Meets at Port Royal Golf Clubhouse – 10 AM
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 7-12)

Honey Horn Nature Walk

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports – 10 AM
$32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult) .

Lowcountry Critters

Meets at the Museum -10 AM – 2 PM (6/7 – 11/29)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Discovery Lab Open

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM (June – Aug.)
No charge

Butterfly Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (6/7 – 8/30)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Dolphin & Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina – 3 PM
$19 adult, $13 children

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM
$15 per adult, $10 per child

Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge – 10 AM (June-Aug) or 2 PM (Sept. – May)
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Honey Horn History Walk

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM
$10 per adult, $5 for children (4-12 years)

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports – 10 AM
$32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12
with adult)

Reptiles and Amphibians

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM
$10 adult, $5 child (ages 4-12) Reservations are Required

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$7 per person

Sea Turtle Talk

Meeting location given at registration – 7:30 PM
$20 adult, $15 child (ages 5-12)

Birding at Pinckney Island 

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge

(6/15 & 6/29)     7:30 AM   $12 adult (12 and older only)

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

 

Salt Marsh Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM
$10 adult, $5 child (ages 4-12)

Lowcountry Critters

Meets at the Museum (6/2 – 11/24) – 10AM – 2 PM
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Paint Party with Amiri

Meets at the Museum -11 AM – in August, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/13
$45 per person (8 and up)

Dolphin & Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina – 3 PM
$19 adult, $13 children

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum (Offered  8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/14, 10/28)
$65 per person

Paint Party with Amiri

Meets at the Museum -11 AM – 9/9 & 9/23 only
$45 per person (8 and up)

 

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Photo Contest!

Show us your best shot in the Coastal Discovery Photo Contest! Coastal Discovery Museum wants to give one lucky winner a year-long Smithsonian Level Membership! Included will be a joint membership to the Coastal Discovery Museum and the Smithsonian Institution along with a year’s subscription to the Smithsonian magazine. Enter your favorite family photos at the museum here!

 

Italian Heritage Festival – Saturday, September 16th

The Italian American Club of Hilton Head will host its 8th annual Italian Heritage Festival at the Coastal Discovery Museum from 11:30 – 4 on Saturday, September 16th. This is a day of fun, food, and entertainment for old and young – Italian or not! Admission is $6 for ages 10 and older (under 10 free). No pets allowed and lawn chairs are encouraged. Tickets are for sale at the Coastal Discovery Museum.

 

 

 

 

CrescendoCelebrating Arts, Culture and History: The Heart and Soul of the Lowcountry

September 29th – November 5th – Sponsored by the Arts and Cultural Council of Hilton Head

Crescendo, the inaugural annual Arts, Culture and History Celebration, sponsored by the Arts & Cultural Council of Hilton Head (ACCHH), will be held all around Hilton Head Island and Bluffton this fall. This regional event, organized in honor of National Arts and Humanities month, highlights and showcases the vast array of arts, culture and history organizations, individual artists, performers, and authors residing and working in the Hilton Head/ Bluffton area. Join the celebration and honor the importance of arts and culture in America and our local community.   The Coastal Discovery Museum joins over two dozen other arts, culture, and heritage organizations to offer several events during Crescendo. Follow this link to see the full listing of offerings from all ACCHH members.

History Day – Saturday, October 14th

Hilton Head Island History Day offers two unique ways to witness the island’s history. Docent-led bike tours and docent-led trolley tours offer four guided morning and afternoon explorations of the island’s military history, its role in the Civil War, and its historical dedication to preserving its waterways and agriculture.  Mid-day, food and beverages will be available for purchase at Honey Horn as well as a local author book sale presented by the Island Writers’ Network. End your day at Hudson’s Seafood on the Docks between the hours of 5:00 and 7:00pm for a Lowcountry Boil and a performance by the legendary Mt. Calvary Inspirational Dancers.Tours by Trolley or Bike of many of Hilton Head Island’s historic sites. Space is limited and reservations are required. Tickets are available now!  Click here to learn more.

 

70 Honey Horn Drive – Hilton Head Island, SC -843-689-6767