Discovery Lab Open House

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM
$2 per person suggested donation.

Plant Seekers

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$15 adults, $10 children (ages 4-12)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 – 2:30 PM (Beg. in June)
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

 

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 October
$15 adult, $10 child (ages 4-12)

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 (May); 10 AM (June – Aug.)
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Island Story

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

Hands on History

Meets at the Museum – 10:30 – 11:30 (June – Aug.) $12 per adult, $10 per child (ages 5-12)

Reptiles and Amphibians

Meets at the Museum – 1 PM – 2 PM (June – Aug.) $10 per adult, $5 per child

   

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)

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 8 AM – 12:30 PM (Beg. in June)
$85 adult, $65 child (Under 12 with adult)

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)

Lowcountry Critters

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM – 2 PM (June – Aug.) $10 per adult, $5 per child

Honey Horn Nature Walk

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

Discovery Lab Open House

Meets at the Museum –  2-4 PM
$2 per person suggested donation.

Dolphin Research Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton – 10:00 AM
$55 per person  (10 and over only)

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina – 3 PM
$19 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12
with adult)

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum -3 PM – (Most Wednesdays through May)
$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.

Blue Crab Discovery

Through October – Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM
$15 adult; $10 child (ages 4-12)

Kayaking

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

Honey Horn History Walk

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

May River Maritime Cruise

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

Exploring Pinckney Island

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

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 – 2:30 PM (Beg. in June)
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Sea Turtle Life

Meets at the Museum – 1 PM – 2 PM (Beg. 6/15 – Aug.) $10 per adult, $5 per child

Civil War Era

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.

Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction

Meets at the Museum  – 9:30 AM (Through May)  $15 adults, $10 child (ages 4-12)

Salt Marsh Discovery 

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

Marsh Tacky Horse Tour

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM $7 per person (Through May)

Butterfly Discovery 

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (May); 11 AM (June – Aug.) $10 adult, $5 child (ages 4-12)

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina – 3 PM
$19 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12
with adult)

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 8 AM – 12:30 PM (Beg. in June)
$85 adult, $65 child (Under 12 with adult)

Lowcountry Critters

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM – 2 PM (June – Aug.) $10 per adult, $5 per child

Daufuskie Island Artisans and History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 – 5:30 PM (Beg. in June)
$85 per person

Under the Sea

Meets at the Museum – 1 PM – 2 PM (Beg. 6/15 – Aug.) $10 per adult, $5 per child

Pinckney Island Kayak Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 10 AM – 12 PM  (Beg. in June)
$45 per person ($22.50 under 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.

Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum ( 6/2, 6/16, 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, 8/4, & 8/25)
$65 per person

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 – 2:30 PM (Beg. in June)
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Paint Parties with Amiri

Meets at the Museum ( 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16) – 11 AM – 1 PM
$45 per person (8 and above)

Locals Lab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM – 12 PM (6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/22, 10/20, and 11/17) – Not just for locals, all are welcome!
$2 per person suggested donation.

Pinckney Island Kayak Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 10 AM – 12 PM  (Beg. in June)
$45 per person ($22.50 under 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.

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!

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. 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.

Art Events with Amiri Farris

Dates and times vary – May and June – Visit the On Site Tour Page to see program offerings

Enjoy hands on art experiences with local artist Amiri Farris. Create your own masterpiece at a Paint Party (5/17, 5/24, 5/6, 6/2, 6/9, or 6/16) or drop in for an informal Pop in Paint where you can work at your own pace (5/26, 6/2, or 6/16). A special Evening of Art will include wine and hors d’oeuvres – and a chance create a contemporary piece of art of your own – 6/7 from 5-7 PM. Prices between $25 and $50 per person. Please visit the online calendar to register.

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