Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Kayaking

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

Beach Discovery

Mitchelville Beach Park – 2 PM
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Island Story

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$7 per person

 

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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 (resumes in February)     7:30 AM   $12 adult (12 and older only)

Honey Horn Nature Walk

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM (11 AM beginning in March)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

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)

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum -3 PM – (Most Wednesdays)
$7 per person

 

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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.

 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)

Exploring Pinckney Island

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

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$7 per person

 

 

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Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction

– Meets at the Museum –  9:30 AM  $12 adult, $15 adults, $10 child (ages 4-12)​ – 12/1, 12/8 & 12/29

Salt Marsh Discovery

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

 

 

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Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum (Offered  2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 3/31, 4/7, 4/21, 6/2, 6/16, and 6/30)
$65 per person

 

 

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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!

Indigo Exploration – March 14, April 4, or May 9th – 5 PM

Journey to the past and “meet” Eliza Lucas Pinckney. In 1739, when Eliza was just 17 years old, her experiments with indigo resulted in a very profitable industry for the colony of South Carolina. Hear her unique story, learn how indigo dye was made, and make your own indigo tie-dye t-shirt to take home. This family friendly educational experience is fun for all ages.

$15 per person ages 5 and up – Museum will provide t-shirt sizes child small to adult XL (one per person) – Reservations required: Call 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or register online

Discovery Lecture Series

Throughout the year, the Museum offers lectures and discussions about the Lowcountry’s history, culture, and environment. Topics vary and guest presenters come from around the region. Select weekdays (typically Wednesdays)  from  October–May. Bird biology, conservation efforts, and research will be covered during December and January’s programs. Guest presenters will discuss: Lowcountry Owls, Bald Eagles, Wading Birds, Early Waterfowl Conservation and more!  To see a list of upcoming presentations, please click here.
$7 per person (for the majority of programs)
Reservations required: call 843 689 6767 ext. 223 or register online.

History Forum of the Lowcountry

Since 2013, the History Forum of the Lowcountry has invited guest presenters to discuss various aspects of Lowcountry history, culture, and experiences. Speakers have included professors, authors, community leaders, archivists, genealogists, museum professionals, and other experts in the field. Upcoming programs include:  2/15 – Defending Port Royal, 3/1 – Rice and Rice Production in the Antebellum Lowcountry, 4/6- Naval Station at Port Royal – 1883-1915  Registration may only be made by calling 843-689-6767, ext. 224.  Free for CDM supporting members, $5 for regular members, and $10 for non-members.

Art Market at Historic Honey Horn

April 28th (10-5) and 29th (11-4) – $3 per person (under 12 no charge)

This annual, juried fine art and craft show attracts artists from around the country to our beautiful site. Find that perfect piece of original artwork to take home with you from one of the 90 artists on site. For more information, please email artmarket@coastaldiscovery.org.  This year, we have an added bonus event; the Herb Society will have its sale on site Saturday morning.

 

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