During the school year, the Tom Peeples Discovery Lab is used for student field trip programs. This building opened in the fall of 2016. Originally built around 1900, it was the property’s Supervisor’s House. After stabilizing and renovating the structure, it is now home to several live animal displays used for programs. Please visit the School Programs page to learn more about scheduling your group visit.

Special Summer Hours:

Explore the Coastal Discovery Museum’s NEW Discovery Lab!! Visiting the lab is a fun educational experience for all ages. Get a closer look at some live lowcountry animals like fish, horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs, frogs, lizards, snakes, and a friendly alligator. Discover unique and fascinating stories about the lowcountry’s history and environment through hands-on, interactive displays and games.

Open every Monday & Wednesday from 2pm-4pm in June, July, and August.

There is no fee to visit the Lab. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please check in at the Discovery House (main house) before you visit the Lab.