Museum Hours

9 AM – 4:30 PM, grounds close at 5 PM

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Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at Museum (April-Oct.)
$15 per adult, $10 per child

May River Expedition

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports
$40 adult, $30 child (12 and under with adult). Begins 3/15/16.

Kayaking

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

Beach Discovery

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

Cast Net Throwing

Meets at Museum
$10 per person

The Island’s Story

Meets at Museum
$7 per person (no children under 7)

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Birding at Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge (twice monthly)
$12 adult (ages 12 and older)

Forts of Port Royal

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

Dolphin Research Excursion

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock, Bluffton
$55 per person (ages 10 and older)

Kayaking

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

Honey Horn Nature Walk

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

Lowcountry Critters “Meet and Greet”

Meets at the Museum, 3/16-4/9
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Butterfly Discovery (May-Oct.)

Meets at the Museum, 3/16-4/9
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina
$19 adult, $13 child (ages 1 -12 with adult)

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum, most Wednesdays
$7 per person

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Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at Museum (April-Oct.)
$15 per adult, $10 per child

Honey Horn History Walk

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

Kayaking

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

May River Expedition

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock (Begins 3/15)
$40 adult, $30 child (12 and under with adult).

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum
$7 per person

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Salt Marsh Discovery

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

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina
$19 adult, $13 child (ages 1 -12 with adult)

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Waterway Excursion Cruise 

Meets at Hudson’s Dock (April & May, 2 times per month)
$35 per person

Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum (most Saturdays)
$65 per person

Dolphin Research Excursion

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock, Bluffton (3/19, 4/9, & 5/14)
$55 per person (ages 10 and older)

Lowcountry Critters “Meet and Greet”

Meets at the Museum, 3/23-4/9
$10 per adult, $5 per child

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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

 

The Changemakers – Speaker Series 2016

“Changing the Tune” Tuesday, May 24th; Coligny Theatre, Wine and Cheese at 5:30 and presentation at 6:00. $20 per person; $30 per couple.

Marlena Smalls, Davey Masteller, Mary Briggs & John Cranford
For an area that maintains a small-town vibe, the Lowcountry’s music scene is as dynamic and vibrant as the people that call it home. A quartet of musicians from all points of our musical spectrum will present their thoughts on what defines our local sound.
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Barrels & Bluegrass – Saturday, May 28th

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The Lowcountry Craft Beer Celebration is brought to you by River Dog Brewing Company. Live music, tastings from 50 breweries, and lots of great food!  Tickets and more information are available here.  VIP tickets are available for a preview from 11-12 ($80) and general admission from 12-5 ($68).

 

Summer is Coming!

Blue crabs, butterflies, sea turtles, the beach, the forts…there are so many things to discover this summer! Check out the Event Calendar to see all the fun experiences that you can participate in with the Coastal Discovery Museum. This summer you can meet some animals and animal experts that will be visiting the Museum for Live Animal Encounters and Lowcountry Critters! Kids can have some fun with Kids Only Adventures or at Fishing Camp! There is also long list of fun experiences for children’s groups (clubs, day cares, camps, scouts, etc.). We hope to see you this summer!