Museums


Edgefield County Theatre Company & Discovery Center MuseumsHistory Research & Visitor InformationHistoric SitesArtisan Community

Local museum by day and dinner theater by night! During the day the historic building opens it's doors to the public to view the state-of-the-art exhibits detailing Edgefield County history. The building also houses the local theatre company, which packs shows night after night.

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Categories: Museums, History Research & Visitor Information, Historic Sites, Artisan Community
National Wild Turkey Federation & Winchester Museum Outdoor RecreationMuseums

The Winchester Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to wild turkey restoration, management and hunting. The story unfolds through exciting displays in the 7200 square foot museum, which welcomes more than 10,000 visitors annually. There is also a 100 acre Outdoor Education Center including nature trails, a wetland habitat site and pavilion. Groups can schedule events and activities like archery. *Geocache Location

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Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Museums
Oakley Park (Red Shirt Shrine & Museum) Historic SitesMuseums

Oakley Park was built in 1835 by Daniel Bird, a Virginian who came to Edgefield and became a very successful cotton planter. After the War Between the States, it was purchased by General Martin Witherspoon Gary, a former Major-General of the Confederacy.

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Categories: Historic Sites, Museums
Tompkins Library MuseumsHistory Research & Visitor InformationShopping District

The D. A. Tompkins Memorial Library is the official visitors center of Edgefield and is operated by the Edgefield Civic League. The library averages about 2,000 visitors a year from around 40 states and several foreign countries. Not only does the Welcome Center provide maps, books, and souvenirs, but also information about businesses, services, and activities in Edgefield. The Center also offers information on our unique history, which is a great drawing card to this area.

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Categories: Museums, History Research & Visitor Information, Shopping District

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