Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina
1:30 – 3:00 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

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)

 

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
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Island Story

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM – 4 PM (June – Aug.) $7 per person

Reptiles and Amphibians

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

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)

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina
8 AM – 12:30 PM
$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)

Explore Honey Horn

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

Reptiles and Amphibians

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM – 4 PM (Sept. – Nov.) $10 per adult, $5 per child

Discovery Lecture Series
Meets at the Museum – 3 PM Most Wednesdays Oct. – May. Topics vary.

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

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

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)

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 – 3:00 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Exploring Pinckney Island

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

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$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.

The Outback

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

Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction

Meets at the Museum
9:30 AM, $15 adult, $10 child (ages 4-12)

Salt Marsh Discovery

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

Pinckney Island Kayak Tour

Meets at Buckingham Landing
10 AM – 12 PM
$45 per person ($22.50 under 12)

Butterfly Discovery 

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM (through Oct.) $10 adult, $5 child (ages 4-12)

Daufuskie Island Artisans and History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 – 5:30 PM
$85 per person

Public Art Exhibition Tour

Meets at the Museum
1 PM – 2 PM (Beg. 9/28 through Jan.)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

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)
$19 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12
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.

Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum (9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10)
10:30 AM
$65 per person

Pinckney Island Kayak Tour

Meets at Buckingham Landing
10 AM – 12 PM
$45 per person ($22.50 under 12)

Locals Lab Discovery

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

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30 – 3:00 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

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.

Opulent Oceans – On View Now

Come by the museum to see the Opulent Oceans exhibit before the end of September. This exhibition features large-scale, colorful, reproductions from scientific illustrations found in the collections of the American Museum of Natural History.  Learn more about this exhibition here.

 

 

“What the Heck is it?” – Saturday, October 6th – 1 – 4 PM

Join the HHI Chapter of the Archaeological Society for its annual artifact identification open house at the Coastal Discovery Museum. South Carolina State Archaeologist, Dr. Jon Leader, and Dr. Eric Poplin from Brockington and Associates will be here to help you identify and date any mystery artifacts that you may have at home. SC Archaeology Month posters and archaeology magazines will be given out to attendees.

 

Hilton Head Island History Day – Saturday, October 13th

Hilton Head Island History Day offers two unique ways to witness the Island’s history. A docent-led bike tour and two docent-led trolley tours offer morning and afternoon explorations of the Island’s role in the Civil War and 4000 years of Island history found in Sea Pines. Reservations are required, book early. Brought to you by Hilton Head Island’s various cultural organizations, including the Coastal Discovery Museum.  Visit here to register. Interested in volunteering for History Day? Click Here.

 

Crescendo: Celebrating Arts, Culture, and History

The second annual Crescendo is sponsored by the Arts & Cultural Council of Hilton Head (ACCHH), September 27-November 15, 2018. This year you will find more than 90 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.
Join the celebration and honor the importance of arts and culture in America and our local community. The Coastal Discovery Museum is pleased to offer a variety of events during this year’s Crescendo.

Italian Heritage Festival – POSTPONED – New Date: Sat. 11/17

The Old Country comes to the Lowcountry! This yearly festival celebrates the rich heritage of the Italian people with delicious food, music, competitions and games.  Tickets are $6 a piece (children under 10 are free). Rain or shine. No pets are permitted.

Buy your tickets at the CDM, it benefits us, it benefits them, and you don’t wait in line!! Stop in the Discovery House to pick up your tickets today.

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!

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