As someone who loves history I was surprised to find that the plantations in SC were rice plantations. I had never heard it before. The visit to this museum was the beginning of our vacation. It made us curious about the plantations and the rich history of this area. We then re-planned how we would spend our time there. We... 更多
As a unrepentant history nerd, the rice museum was a must see. It did not disappoint . Very personal attention only me and my wife on the tour. The museum provides a glimpse into the old south and its rice and slave based economy. The highlight of the museum is a small ship from 1730 recovered in a local river.... 更多
We visited Georgetown looking for sea grass baskets. While we were walking off lunch we ended up in the Rice Museum gallery. They had many interesting pieces and we purchased items that were unique. A figurine hand painted in Kenya, Gullah inspired seasoning and an educational board we had never seen. It is worthy of a visit if you are... 更多
Wonderful museum with a separate store selling interesting and beautiful regional history, art, crafts, and jewelry. One of the few places selling chinaberry jewelry. A must-see for learning about historical Georgetown.
The Rice Museum is a wealth of information about the history of rice in the area. We learned a lot about the rice plantations and the essential roles that the African slaves played in the cultivation of this important crop. Our guide, Wally, explained everything very well and was able to answer our many questions. The gift shop has a... 更多
Who would have believed that the Georgetown area was the rice capital of the United States in the 1800's. The Rice Museum offers a great view of the importance of the rice plantations and its connection to slavery. The exhibits show some very interesting displays including, tools, an old boat and samples of rice. The tour also shows the rise... 更多
This is a good place to learn about early South Carolina history, particularly from the rice plantation perspective. The feats of the Africans who built these plantations are absolutely incredible. This is a must learning experience to put the history and culture into perspective. Some folks say you can do it in an hour, but it really takes a good... 更多