Discovery Lab Open

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM (through November)
No charge / No Reservations required

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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.

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)

 

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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 (9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29)     7:30 AM   $12 adult (12 and older only)

Honey Horn Nature Walk

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM
$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.

Birding at Pinckney Island 

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge

(9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23)     7:30 AM   $12 adult (12 and older only)

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 (4-12 years)

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

Salt Marsh Discovery

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

 

 

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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 (Offered  10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 12/3, 12/16, 12/23, 1/6, 1/20, 2/3, 2/17)
$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!

Holiday Market – Tuesday, November 21st – 10 AM – 2 PM

Hope you can join us for Holiday Market at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Local food tastings, book signings, local arts and jewelry, and so much more! Bring your shopping list – and enjoy special discounts – 10% off all non consignment items (20% off if you’re a Coastal Discovery Museum member).

 

 

 

 

Botanical Herbarium Worskhops

Thursday, 12/7, Saturday 1/13, or Saturday 2/10  – $45 per person (10 and older, please)

An Herbarium is a systematically arranged collection of mounted, dried plants that can be used as a reference. In this workshop, join 3 local artists to create your own decorative and educational herbarium using locally found materials, hand-made paper, illustrations, and poetic prose. Reservations are required – Call 843-689-6767, ext. 223 or visit the event calendar to book online.

Instructors:  painter Mira Scott, conceptual illustrator and paper artist Mary C. Leto and writer/poet Elizabeth Robin will lead the class.

 

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: 12/5 – Tragedy at Ebenezer Creek, 1/23 – From Slave to Soldier and Beyond – Uncovering the Stories of Cockspur Island’s African American Residents, and 2/15 – Defending Port Royal. 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 and 29th

Artist applications for the 2018 Art Market are due 1/10/18. This annual, juried fine art and craft show attracts artists from around the country to our beautiful site. For more information, please email artmarket@coastaldiscovery.org.

 

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