The Museum

The Museum The Museum is dedicated to "Sharing, Saving, and Celebrating Greenwood's History." Learn more at: www.greenwoodmuseum.org 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.
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The Museum has FREE ADMISSION, but we gladly accept donations. The Railroad Historical Center features a collection of antique train cars.

Operating as usual

01/01/2021

The Museum is CLOSED today (New Year's Day). We will be open tomorrow, January 2, from 10:00-4:00. Happy New Year!

12/31/2020

The Museum is CLOSED New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. We will be open Saturday, January 2 from 10:00-4:00. Admission is free.

12/30/2020

The Museum is CLOSED the week of December 28-January 1. We will be open on Saturday, January 2, from 10:00-4:00. Happy New Year!

12/29/2020

The Museum is CLOSED the week of December 28-January 1. We will be open on Saturday, January 2. Happy New Year!

12/28/2020

The Museum will be CLOSED this week (Dec. 28-Jan. 1). We will be oopen on Saturday, January 2. We wish you a Happy New Year, and we look forward to seeing you in 2021!

12/23/2020

The Museum is OPEN today from 10:00-4:00. Take a break from the holiday rush and enjoy the Christmas decorations, Dept. 56 Christmas in the City, and the exhibit on Greenwood Mills, Inc. Admission is FREE.

12/22/2020

The Museum is OPEN today from 10:00-4:00. Come see the Christmas decorations, Dept. 56 Christmas in the City, and the exhibit on Greenwood Mills, Inc., and the history of textiles in our area. Admission is FREE!

12/21/2020

Looking for something to do this week? The Museum is OPEN Monday-Wednesday (Dec. 21-23) from 10:00-4:00. Come see the Christmas decorations, Dept. 56 Christmas in the City, and the current exhibit on Greenwood Mills, Inc., and the history of textiles in our area. Admission is FREE. (NOTE: We will be closed the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 1.)

TONIGHT!  Christmas at the Train!  Come enjoy outside fun between 5:30 and 8:00 at Greenwood's Railroad Historical Cente...
12/12/2020

TONIGHT! Christmas at the Train! Come enjoy outside fun between 5:30 and 8:00 at Greenwood's Railroad Historical Center. The weather is nice, and the lights and decorations are beautiful. Only $5 per person ($25 maximum per family), and admission is at the gate.

TONIGHT & TOMORROW!!!  Christmas at the Train at the Railroad Historical Center! 5:30-8:00.  See the lights and decorati...
12/11/2020

TONIGHT & TOMORROW!!! Christmas at the Train at the Railroad Historical Center! 5:30-8:00. See the lights and decorations (look for the Gnome Village), have a cup of cocoa and some cookies, and enjoy holiday vignettes by Greenwood High School Theatre students. $5 per person ($25 max per family) - Admission at the Gate.

11/24/2020
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Come see us this holiday season! We're open Wed-Sat from 10-4 (closed Thanksgiving day), and admission is free.

Christmas at the Greenwood Museum

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Uptown Holiday Open House is this weekend.  While you're out shopping, com...
11/19/2020

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Uptown Holiday Open House is this weekend. While you're out shopping, come in The Museum to see our decorations, Dept. 56 Christmas in the City village, and our featured exhibit on Greenwood Mills and the history of textiles in Greenwood.

11/09/2020
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We hope you'll come see this educational exhibit about Greenwood's history!

Greenwood Museum: The Greenwood Mills Incorporated

ALL ABOARD!  We're getting ready for fun day of golf on October 15, at The Links at Stoney Point.  Call The Museum at 86...
09/29/2020

ALL ABOARD! We're getting ready for fun day of golf on October 15, at The Links at Stoney Point. Call The Museum at 864-229-7093 for registration info.
ALSO -
We're going to be "ROCKIN' THE RAILS" on Friday, October 16, at the Railroad Historical Center. Call 864-229-7093 for tickets to enjoy a hot dog dinner and fabulous music! COVID protocols will be followed, and masks are required.

09/25/2020

Tomorrow (Sat., Sept. 26) is the last day of the regular season for tours of Greenwood's Railroad Historical Center. We will be open from 10-4. Although the regular season ends tomorrow, we will gladly schedule private tours for groups of 4 or more by appointment. Call 864-229-7093.

09/16/2020

Thanks to the Greenwood County Community Foundation for their support in 2020!

This is the last week for the Pirates of the Carolinas and Here Comes the Bride exhibits.  We are open Wednesdays - Satu...
09/02/2020

This is the last week for the Pirates of the Carolinas and Here Comes the Bride exhibits. We are open Wednesdays - Saturdays from 10:00-4:00. Our next exhibit will be about the history of Greenwood Mills and will open on October 8.

We were pleased to have Mayor Brandon Smith present a proclamation to the Mt. Ariel Chapter of the Daughters of the Amer...
08/26/2020

We were pleased to have Mayor Brandon Smith present a proclamation to the Mt. Ariel Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Helen Nazzaro is pictured with Mayor Smith.

Mt. Ariel Chapter, NSDAR Members will hold a mock Suffrage demonstration in front of the Greenwood museum at 2:30 pm Tue...
08/24/2020

Mt. Ariel Chapter, NSDAR Members will hold a mock Suffrage demonstration in front of the Greenwood museum at 2:30 pm Tues. August 25. August 26 is the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth amendment’s ratification. We'll open The Museum from 2:00-4:00. Regular Museum hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays from 10:00-4:00. Come see the wonderful, educational exhibit celebrating women's right to vote!

We only have the Pirate exhibit through August 29.  Come see it before it closes!  Admission to The Museum is free.
08/14/2020

We only have the Pirate exhibit through August 29. Come see it before it closes! Admission to The Museum is free.

A new exhibit is now on display at The Museum celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendmen...
08/04/2020

A new exhibit is now on display at The Museum celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting voting rights to women. The Museum is open Wednesdays - Saturdays from 10:00-4:00, and admission is free.

We enjoyed having Julie Wilkie, Kelly McWhorter, Lara Hudson, Ashlyn Lynch, and Stephanie Dorn from the City of Greenwoo...
08/03/2020

We enjoyed having Julie Wilkie, Kelly McWhorter, Lara Hudson, Ashlyn Lynch, and Stephanie Dorn from the City of Greenwood, and Susan Jackson from Sen. Jeff Duncan's office visit The Museum to see the bridal and pirate exhibits.

Thank you to Bob Fisher and John Wallace for repairing the damaged baggage cart and the water tower at the Railroad Hist...
07/31/2020

Thank you to Bob Fisher and John Wallace for repairing the damaged baggage cart and the water tower at the Railroad Historical Center!

William and Levi enjoying their visit to the Museum - Arrrrr!
07/29/2020

William and Levi enjoying their visit to the Museum - Arrrrr!

DID YOU KNOW?  On August 18, 1920, Tennessee was the last of the required 36 states to ratify the 19th amendment to the ...
07/27/2020

DID YOU KNOW? On August 18, 1920, Tennessee was the last of the required 36 states to ratify the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting voting rights to women. The Museum is preparing an exhibit commemorating its 100th anniversary. When did South Carolina ratify the 19th amendment?

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Come to the Railroad Historical Center on Saturday for a guided tour of Green...
07/17/2020

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come to the Railroad Historical Center on Saturday for a guided tour of Greenwood's 7 restored, historic train cars. The RRHC is open from 10:00-4:00. Then, come Uptown and visit The Museum to see our summer exhibits, "Here Comes the Bride," and "Pirates of the Carolinas." It's cool inside! (Masks are required.)

The Museum is open today from 10-4.  Take a break from the heat while you enjoy our summer exhibits - Here Comes the Bri...
07/04/2020

The Museum is open today from 10-4. Take a break from the heat while you enjoy our summer exhibits - Here Comes the Bride, and Pirates of the Carolinas. The Railroad Historical Center is also open today from 10-4. Take a guided tour through the 7 restored train cars to see how people traveled in the heyday of the railroads.

07/01/2020

The Museum will be open on Saturday, July 4, from 10-4. The Railroad Historical Center will also be open on Saturday from 10-4. Enjoy your July 4 holiday!

06/29/2020
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Karen Jennings, Executive Director, talks about our gem and mineral collection.

Come visit the Gem Room at the Museum of Greenwood.

SUMMER CAMP - Where Adventures Begin!  We are taking limited registrations for Pirate Adventures Camp - July 6-10. Camps...
06/23/2020

SUMMER CAMP - Where Adventures Begin! We are taking limited registrations for Pirate Adventures Camp - July 6-10. Camps are for ages 6-12 and are from 9:00-12:00. To get a registration form, visit www.greenwoodmuseum.org, email [email protected], or call 864-229-7093.

Looking for fun, learning opportunities for your kids?  We are accepting registrations for summer camps.  Camps are for ...
06/18/2020

Looking for fun, learning opportunities for your kids? We are accepting registrations for summer camps. Camps are for ages 6-12, and are from 9:00-12:00. Pirate Adventures is July 6-10, and Up, Up, and Away flight camp is July 20-24. Download a registration form at www.greenwoodmuseum.org or call the Museum at 864-229-7093. Museum summer camps are where adventures begin!

The Museum is OPEN!  Hours are Wed - Sat from 10-4.  For the protection of our visitors, volunteers, and staff, please o...
06/11/2020

The Museum is OPEN! Hours are Wed - Sat from 10-4. For the protection of our visitors, volunteers, and staff, please observe the following protocols:

* Visitors are encouraged to wear masks.
* Groups are limited to a maximum of 6 people per group.
* Groups are asked to stay together.
* Interactive areas of the Museum are limited for your protection.
* The Museum will close at 4:00 for cleaning.

Come see our newest exhibits, "Here Comes the Bride" and "Pirates of the Carolinas." We look forward to seeing you!

Address

106 Main St
Greenwood, SC
29646

Opening Hours

Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(864) 229-7093

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