Talk About Interesting!

The Coastal Discovery Museum hosts a series of docent-led historically or culturally oriented programs intended to encourage discussion about the Lowcountry’s fascinating past and securing its future.

Since its inception, the Museum has hosted over 50 guest speakers who have shared their knowledge and expertise with our members and visitors. Speakers have included university professors, museum curators, authors, archivists, librarians, not-for-profit directors, archaeologists, anthropologists, and first-person interpreters.

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.

Talk About Interesting!

The Coastal Discovery Museum hosts a series of docent-led historically or culturally oriented programs intended to encourage discussion about the Lowcountry’s fascinating past and securing its future.

Since its inception, the Museum has hosted over 50 guest speakers who have shared their knowledge and expertise with our members and visitors. Speakers have included university professors, museum curators, authors, archivists, librarians, not-for-profit directors, archaeologists, anthropologists, and first-person interpreters.

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.

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IN-PERSON
PRESENTATIONS

Get an up-close and personal look at our resident alligators, snakes, and other local reptiles and amphibians. Dive in to learn about sea turtles, especially the ones who nest on our beaches each year. Find out about how the soldiers lived during the Civil War. Learn how Hilton Head Island was named. These indoor programs are a great way to learn more about our unique Lowcountry history and environment.

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IN-PERSON PRESENTATIONS

Get an up-close and personal look at our resident alligators, snakes, and other local reptiles and amphibians. Dive in to learn about sea turtles, especially the ones who nest on our beaches each year. Find out about how the soldiers lived during the Civil War. Learn how Hilton Head Island was named. These indoor programs are a great way to learn more about our unique Lowcountry history and environment.

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HANDS-ON
PROGRAMS

Try your hand at making a Sweetgrass Basket from an expert. Hear the history of indigo in South Carolina and make your own indigo-dyed shirt to take home. Get up close with critters found in our salt marshes and waterways, including the blue crab. Compete with other families in the Scavenger Hunt around Honey Horn. Coastal Discovery Museum’s hands-on programs vary with the season and many are great for families.

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HANDS-ON PROGRAMS

Try your hand at making a Sweetgrass Basket from an expert. Hear the history of indigo in South Carolina and make your own indigo-dyed shirt to take home. Get up close with critters found in our salt marshes and waterways, including the blue crab. Compete with other families in the Scavenger Hunt around Honey Horn. Coastal Discovery Museum’s hands-on programs vary with the season and many are great for families.

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LECTURE
SERIES

Learn from the experts! Coastal Discovery welcomes experts from around the region to share stories and have conversations about history, culture, environment, conservation, art, and natural history. Gain insight about regional history from museum professionals, historians, archaeologists, first-person interpreters, and authors at History Forum programs. Dig deeper into local conservation concerns, natural history, regional biology research, and culture with the Discovery Lecture Series.

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LECTURE SERIES

Learn from the experts! Coastal Discovery welcomes experts from around the region to share stories and have conversations about history, culture, environment, conservation, art, and natural history. Gain insight about regional history from museum professionals, historians, archaeologists, first-person interpreters, and authors at History Forum programs. Dig deeper into local conservation concerns, natural history, regional biology research, and culture with the Discovery Lecture Series.

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DIGITAL
RESOURCES

Digital experiences allow you to experience the Coastal Discovery Museum wherever you are. Join museum staff online, any time, with Story Time. These programs are geared toward younger audiences. For educators, Coastal Discovery offers a variety of choices on the School Programs page. Check out our YouTube channel for more online content.

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DIGITAL RESOURCES

Digital experiences allow you to experience the Coastal Discovery Museum wherever you are. Join museum staff online, any time, with Story Time. These programs are geared toward younger audiences. For educators, Coastal Discovery offers a variety of choices on the School Programs page. Check out our YouTube channel for more online content.

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ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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