The Museum

The Museum The Museum is dedicated to "Sharing, Saving, and Celebrating Greenwood's History." Learn more at: www.greenwoodmuseum.org
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The Museum is open Wednesdays-Saturdays from 10:00-5:00 and features three floors of hands-on exhibits about History, Natural History, and Science. The Museum has FREE ADMISSION, but we gladly accept donations. The Railroad Historical Center features a collection of antique train cars.

02/06/2020

Our Exhibit Opening scheduled for tonight has been POSTPONED until Thursday, February 20. We don't want our sponsors to travel several hours in this uncertain weather today.

01/29/2020
Greenwood Museum: Black History Month Exhibits

We hope you'll check out these new exhibits that open next Thursday, February 6, with a free reception from 5:30-7:30 pm.

Greenwood Museum: Marion Discusses Black History Month Exhibits. Share to enter to win two Greenwood Rocks T-shirts

Thank you to our sponsors - C.E. Bourne & Co., Inc., Self Regional Healthcare, United Community Bank, The Frilly Frog, S...
01/08/2020

Thank you to our sponsors - C.E. Bourne & Co., Inc., Self Regional Healthcare, United Community Bank, The Frilly Frog, Susie's Academy of Dance & Baton, and Howard's on Main. Thanks also to Wendi Wimmer and the Greenwood High School Theatre Department and all the volunteers who made the 2019 North Pole Express such a magical experience. WE BELIEVE!

Thank you to our sponsors - C.E. Bourne & Co., Inc., Self Regional Healthcare, United Community Bank, The Frilly Frog, Susie's Academy of Dance & Baton, and Howard's on Main. Thanks also to Wendi Wimmer and the Greenwood High School Theatre Department and all the volunteers who made the 2019 North Pole Express such a magical experience. WE BELIEVE!

12/23/2019

Cabin fever today? The Museum is open until 5:00. Come see Dept. 56 "Christmas in the City" and the last week of "Life's Final Journeys" exhibit. We will also be open Thursday -Saturday this week and next!

Thank you to our sponsors - C.E. Bourne & Co., Inc., Self Regional Healthcare, United Community Bank, The Frilly Frog, S...
12/20/2019

Thank you to our sponsors - C.E. Bourne & Co., Inc., Self Regional Healthcare, United Community Bank, The Frilly Frog, Susie's Academy of Dance & Baton, and Howard's on Main. Thanks also to Wendi Wimmer and the Greenwood High School Theatre Department and all the volunteers who made the 2019 North Pole Express such a magical experience. WE BELIEVE!

Thank you to our sponsors - C.E. Bourne & Co., Inc., Self Regional Healthcare, United Community Bank, The Frilly Frog, Susie's Academy of Dance & Baton, and Howard's on Main. Thanks also to Wendi Wimmer and the Greenwood High School Theatre Department and all the volunteers who made the 2019 North Pole Express such a magical experience. WE BELIEVE!

12/17/2019

The Museum will open at 2:00 on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Our staff is at the Railroad Historical Center with school groups.

12/13/2019

Tickets for the North Pole Express are available on site. Saturday is sold out.

The North Pole Express is THIS weekend!  Tickets for children are limited due to space on the Dining Car - make sure you...
12/09/2019

The North Pole Express is THIS weekend! Tickets for children are limited due to space on the Dining Car - make sure you get yours while they're still available! Call 864-229-7093.

Mrs. Claus will be at The Museum tomorrow (Saturday, 12/7) from 1:00-2:00. We will be making pinecone Rudolph ornaments....
12/06/2019

Mrs. Claus will be at The Museum tomorrow (Saturday, 12/7) from 1:00-2:00. We will be making pinecone Rudolph ornaments. Come on by! We have tickets available for the North Pole Express (both nights) and raffle tickets for The Polar Express movie poster.

Win this $400-value, authentic Polar Express movie poster!  It can be yours with the purchase of a raffle ticket ($5 for...
12/02/2019

Win this $400-value, authentic Polar Express movie poster! It can be yours with the purchase of a raffle ticket ($5 for 1 ticket; $10 for 3 tickets). Tickets will be for sale at the Museum, the North Pole Express on Dec. 13 & 14, and at Christmas at the Train on Fri., Dec. 20. The drawing will be held on Dec. 20 at 8:00 pm. You do not have to be present to win. Many thanks to The Antique Vintager!

11/26/2019

The Museum will be open this Friday and Saturday from 10-5. Bring your out-of-town guests to visit - admission is free. Happy Thanksgiving!

Come by the Museum tonight and get some holiday decorating ideas from Rainbo Antiques!  We'll be open until 8:00. We're ...
11/22/2019

Come by the Museum tonight and get some holiday decorating ideas from Rainbo Antiques! We'll be open until 8:00. We're a stop on the Grape Stomp, and the Dynamic ConSouls are playing. Come join the fun!

We're raffling this authentic Tom Hanks movie poster ($400 value).  Tickets are $5 or 3 for $10.  The drawing will be Fr...
11/22/2019

We're raffling this authentic Tom Hanks movie poster ($400 value). Tickets are $5 or 3 for $10. The drawing will be Friday, December 20, at 8:00 pm. Tickets will be available at the Grape Stomp tonight!

We're ready for the Grape Stomp tonight!  The Dynamic ConSouls are warming up to entertain you as you come through the M...
11/22/2019

We're ready for the Grape Stomp tonight! The Dynamic ConSouls are warming up to entertain you as you come through the Museum to sample our wine selection. Santa will greet you at the door beside the mantle from the old Park House.

We're in the holiday spirit at The Museum!  Dept. 56 "Christmas in the City" opens this Friday during the Grape Stomp (5...
11/20/2019

We're in the holiday spirit at The Museum! Dept. 56 "Christmas in the City" opens this Friday during the Grape Stomp (5:30-8:00). The Dynamic Consouls will be playing, and we hope you'll come by!

This Saturday is the last day of the regular season.  Come see us!
10/23/2019

This Saturday is the last day of the regular season. Come see us!

Don't miss this last chance to see Greenwood's seven restored, historic train cars for the regular season. Come this Saturday between 10:00 and 4:00 for a guided tour. We will gladly schedule tours throughout the year for groups of 4 or more - call us at 864-229-7093.

Exhibit Opening Tonight!5:30-7:00 pmCome see the fully restored horse-drawn hearse used by Blyth Service from 1884-1915.
10/10/2019

Exhibit Opening Tonight!
5:30-7:00 pm
Come see the fully restored horse-drawn hearse used by Blyth Service from 1884-1915.

Exhibit opening TOMORROW!5:30-7:00 PMFree Reception
10/09/2019

Exhibit opening TOMORROW!
5:30-7:00 PM
Free Reception

The Museum will be CLOSED on Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Oct. 9 & 10) while we put the finishing touches on our...
10/07/2019

The Museum will be CLOSED on Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Oct. 9 & 10) while we put the finishing touches on our newest exhibit that opens Thursday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 pm. Please call us at 864-229-7093 if you need assistance. You are invited to attend the opening reception of LIFE'S FINAL JOURNEYS: RITUALS, CUSTOMS, & TRADITIONS - this Thursday, October 10, from 5:30-7:00 pm

Fun last night with Three on a String at the Railroad Historical Center!
09/28/2019

Fun last night with Three on a String at the Railroad Historical Center!

THIS WEEKEND!  Three on a String will be at the Railroad Historical Center tomorrow (Fri, Sep 27) for a BBQ Bash.  Festi...
09/26/2019

THIS WEEKEND! Three on a String will be at the Railroad Historical Center tomorrow (Fri, Sep 27) for a BBQ Bash. Festivities begin at 6:00. Saturday is the Railroad Museum Golf Classic at The Links at Stoney Point. Space is still available for both events. Call 864-229-7093 today!

09/21/2019

We've been flocked! Thank you Girl Scout Troop 1185! Come by to see our flamingos and the opening of the Greenwood Sheriff's exhibit. Hot dogs and lemonade between 11 and 1.

09/19/2019
TOAS Live @ Local Color - The Ace

Come to the Railroad Historical Center NEXT Saturday for some BBQ and the entertainment of THREE ON A STRING! See the restored train cars and enjoy games. Tickets are available at The Museum - 864-229-7093.
https://youtu.be/irRyrkO2ytQ

Three on a String - "The Ace"

Join us for hotdogs and lemonade this Saturday between 11:00 and 1:00 as we celebrate the opening of two exhibits: Celeb...
09/19/2019

Join us for hotdogs and lemonade this Saturday between 11:00 and 1:00 as we celebrate the opening of two exhibits: Celebrating Our Local Heroes - Greenwood Sheriffs Department - and Let's Read a Story - "The Stick" by Clay Rice.

Check out this link about Bobby Horton of THREE ON A STRING.  Three on a String will be in Greenwood at the Railroad His...
09/12/2019
From Three on a String to Ken Burns documentaries, this Alabama Music Maker is making history - Alabama NewsCenter

Check out this link about Bobby Horton of THREE ON A STRING. Three on a String will be in Greenwood at the Railroad Historical Center on Friday, September 27. Call us at 864-229-7093 for tickets.

https://alabamanewscenter.com/2019/09/11/from-three-on-a-string-to-ken-burns-documentaries-this-alabama-music-maker-is-making-history/

Bobby Horton’s work with the filmmaker has taken him from the Civil War to country music.

09/10/2019
Three on a String

Three on a String is coming to Greenwood! These funny, talented musicians will be at Greenwood's Railroad Historical Center on FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 at 6:00 pm for a BBQ Bash. Tickets are available at The Museum (864-229-7093). Call to get your tickets today!
https://youtu.be/5tNcuDDGrw4

Three on a String

We are sad to say good-bye to the cats from the Virginia Museum of Natural History.  Tomorrow is the last day they will ...
09/06/2019

We are sad to say good-bye to the cats from the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Tomorrow is the last day they will be here. Come see the tiger, lions, leopards, cheetah, and other big cats! The Museum is open Saturday from 10-5, and admission is FREE.

The last day to see the WILD ABOUT CATS exhibit is this Saturday, September 7.  The exhibit will go home to The Virginia...
09/05/2019

The last day to see the WILD ABOUT CATS exhibit is this Saturday, September 7. The exhibit will go home to The Virginia Museum of Natural History next week. We're open today-Saturday from 10:00-5:00. Admission if FREE.

Enjoy the history and beauty of the Railroad Center today. Open today until 4!
08/10/2019

Enjoy the history and beauty of the Railroad Center today. Open today until 4!

08/09/2019

The Museum will be closed Saturday, August 10 for Princess Tea Parties

Tickets are selling. Don't miss the Princess Tea Party at The Museum this Saturday. Call 864-229-7093 for tickets.
08/06/2019

Tickets are selling. Don't miss the Princess Tea Party at The Museum this Saturday. Call 864-229-7093 for tickets.

Give your little princess the royal treatment!  The 1953 Cinderella carriage is ready for a Princess Tea Party on Saturd...
08/01/2019

Give your little princess the royal treatment! The 1953 Cinderella carriage is ready for a Princess Tea Party on Saturday, August 10 at The Museum. Seatings are at 11:00 and 2:00. Tickets are $25 for princesses and $10 for moms. Seating is limited - call The Museum at 864-229-7093 to get your tickets!

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06/29/2019

The Museum is CLOSED today for a private event.
Saturday, June 29, 2019

06/28/2019

The Museum will be CLOSED on Saturday, June 29, 2019
for a private event.

Fun with campers at the Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, June 17-21, 2019.
06/24/2019

Fun with campers at the Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, June 17-21, 2019.

Fun with campers at the Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, June 17-21, 2019.

Address

106 Main St
Greenwood, SC
29646

Opening Hours

Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(864) 229-7093

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