The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM
$85 adult, $65 child
(Under 12 with adult)

 

Museum Hours – 11 AM – 3 PM

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Savannah Port Tour

Meets at Westin Savannah Harbor Resort and Spa Dock, 10:30 September – November
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina, 1:30 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Discovery Lab Open House

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM – Through August
Suggested donation $2 per person

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM – Beginning in November
$7 per person

 

Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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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.

Hilton Head Farmers Market

At the Coastal Discovery Museum
9 AM – 1 PM

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM (Through October)  – $15 adult, $10 child

Kayaking

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

May River Maritime Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton – 10:30 AM
$35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12
with adult)

Beach Discovery

Fish Haul Beach Park – 2 PM September –  May, 10 AM June – August
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Island Story

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (September through May)   $7 per person

Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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
7:30 AM (except Jan. and July)  $12 adult (12 and older only)

Forts of Port Royal

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

Kayaking

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

Explore Honey Horn

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM $10 per adult, $5 per child

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina
1 PM – 5:30 PM
$85 adult, $65 child (Under 12 with adult)

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM (Beginning 9/25)
$10 adult, $5 child

Dolphin & Nature  Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina- 3 PM (March – October)
$21 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12)

Reptiles and Amphibians

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (Through May)
$10 adult, $5 child

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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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 (Through Nov.) – $15 adult, $10 child

Kayaking

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

May River Maritime Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton
10:30 AM, $35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12
with adult)

Explore Honey Horn

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM
$10 per adult, $5 for children (ages 4-12)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
2 PM September through May – 10 AM June – August, $12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$7 per person

Discovery Night at the Museum

Meets at the Museum – 5 PM
$15 per person + materials (depending upon the class)

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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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.

Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction

Meets at the Mitchelville Freedom Park- 9:30 AM – 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month (Sept. – May)
$15 per adult, $10 per child

Salt Marsh Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM (Sept. – May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Daufuskie Island Artisans and History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM
$85 per person

Marsh Tacky Horse Tour

Meets at the Museum
2 PM (Sept. – May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina- 3 PM (Through October)
$21 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12)

Butterfly Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM in May, 11 AM in June, July, and August
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum –   9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/12, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30 (& 5PM on 9/26 & 11/21)
10:30 AM
$65 per person

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Daufuskie Island Artisans and   History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM (Starting in September)
$85 per person

Museum Hours – 9AM – 4:30 PM

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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.

Hilton Head Farmer’s Market

Tuesdays at Coastal Discovery Museum – 9 AM – 1 PM

Visit the Hilton Head Farmers Market at the Coastal Discovery Museum every Tuesday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Take home fresh local produce, pasture raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she crab soup, and more.  Have your knives sharpened while shopping. Free Parking.  Shop local, meet new friends, strengthen our community, and rebuild our local food economy!  Farmer Vendor application here. Food Vendor application here. Follow the Market’s activities on its Facebook page here.

 

 

Discovery Night at the Museum

Every Thursday from 5-7 PM

These hands on, after hours classes vary seasonally. Come learn about local art, culture, and environment – from the experts – AND take home something that you helped create. Classes scheduled include: Indigo Tie Dye, Sweetgrass Basket Making, Shibori Workshop, Plants and Pigments, Build a Bog, A Day at the Beach, Horseshoe Crab Discovery, Paint Parties, Birding, and more! Check our event calendar or click here to find a list of upcoming programs!

Crescendo! Celebrating Arts, Culture & History

October 10 – November 15 – Sponsored by the Arts and Cultural Council of Hilton Head

The 2019 Crescendo Celebration features more than 75 unique arts and cultural programs, concerts, theatrical productions, museum and gallery exhibits, lectures, poetry readings, dance performances, historical tours, hands-on arts experiences, and educational offerings. The Coastal Discovery Museum is presenting several activities during Crescendo including: Inspired Threads (exhibition by the Art Quilters of the Lowcountry), Encore exhibition by Amiri Farris, Art Workshops, Marsh Tacky Tours, an Evening with the Pat Conroy Literary Center. Click here to see other events around Hilton Head Island during Crescendo.

 

 

Italian Heritage Festival

Saturday, October 26th – 11 AM – 4 PM – Rain or Shine – No pets, please. $6 per person

We are excited for the 10th annual Hilton Head Island Italian Heritage Festival. This event gets bigger every year and this year’s celebration will be no exception. As always, the festival is a robust celebration of Italian culture with food and live entertainment. The crowd-pleasing grape stomping contest will return as will the pizza eating contest – we’ll have some new events too, so don’t miss it! Sponsored by the Italian American Club of Hilton Head. A portion of tickets sales at the Museum’s front desk will  benefit the Coastal Discovery Museum.

 

Conversation & Culture: An Evening With Dr. J. Drew Lanham

Tuesday, November 19th – 5 PM Reception, 5:30 Presentation and Booksigning

Join us for a special evening program and book signing featuring renowned    conservationist, author and Clemson professor Dr. J. Drew Lanham. A native South Carolinian, Dr. Lanham will reflect on his lifelong love of birds and wildlife and the part they play as connectors across time, place and cultures throughout our history. Dr. Lanham persuasively argues that conservation of wildlife can only be successful if it generates a deep appreciation for the cultural ties that link people of all backgrounds to the natural world and its power to unite.  Sponsored by: Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Audubon, and Mitchelville Preservation Project.  Register Here.

 

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

Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 – 4:30 and Sunday 11-3

Free Admission

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