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Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum

900 Dunbar St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-5662
+1 843-918-4905
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A Must See!

Having done research prior to coming to MB, this was on the list of places to visit, plus it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Veronica B
Marietta, Georgia
Hidden gem

You haven't visited MB until you have visited this place. This beautiful piece of history is... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Abingdon, Maryland
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900 Dunbar St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-5662
+1 843-918-4905
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having done research prior to coming to MB, this was on the list of places to visit, plus it was free! (You can make a donation to): Grand Strand Cultural Arts Foundation 1208 Hemingway Street Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 When we arrived, we were greeted...More

Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

You haven't visited MB until you have visited this place. This beautiful piece of history is enriching to say the least. My family and I were blown away with the information we were provided. The ladies/tour guides were wonderful. The documentaries we watched were great....More

Thank noiee41
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A small but dedicated group of individuals made this museum and cultural center happen, and it is a good thing they did. How many people who go out on the town to learn the shag, SC's state dance, started in a black club where people...More

1  Thank westysc
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I always look for Black History when I travel and I was happy to stop by here to learn about history and heritage. The Myrtle Beach Colored School was the first public school building built for Black students in Myrtle Beach. It now houses a...More

3  Thank FrugaliciousDiva
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a very unusual find and is free - although we enjoyed it so much we left a generous donation. The volunteers are very caring and dedicated and full of information. It is a small museum but very informative. Great to learn about black...More

1  Thank 204donnah
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Unfortunately this museum does not have a lot to offer. Small and not kept up very well. There is really just one room used as a museum. The other parts are used for student tutoring.

Thank Harriet C
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Not sure how to rate this, since the museum was closed on a Friday morning when hours stated it would be open. But it's run by volunteers so just let me WARMLY recommend you call a day or two in advance and make sure someone...More

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This school was included in our family reunion. Loved he passion and background information given by some of the original attendees of this school when it was open. Rich African American history.

5  Thank Greenizes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Staffed by descendants of the original students. Think about that! Our host pointed to old photos of her father. Amazing. Mind blowing to see how tiny and cramped the classroom was and what a lifechanging spot this was for so many. We were there a...More

3  Thank JN1901A
Reviewed 1 December 2011

I took my 11 year old son. He got to meet former students of the school and ask questions. We are always looking for places to learn African American history and this museum was a gem. The students were amazing and informative and my son...More

49  Thank 1882bob
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