Discovery Lab Open House

Meets at the Museum – Beginning in April – 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 – Begins in April
$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
$7 per person

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   $12 adult (12 and older only)

Honey Horn Nature Walk

Meets at the Museum – 11 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 Lab Open House

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

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)
$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

April – 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)

Meet the Artist – the Locals

Meets in the Gallery – 12-2 PM. No charge, no reservations. (March and April)

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  $15 adults, $10 child (ages 4-12)

Salt Marsh Discovery 

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

Marsh Tacky Horse Tour

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM $7 per person

Butterfly Discovery 

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM $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)

 

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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 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 – 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) – Only registered paid participants will be admitted into this program. If participants are planning to bring a child, chaperone, spouse, driver, etc. they must also register. 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. 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 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. Visit our Facebook event page to learn more.

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