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Museum of York County

4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
+1 803-329-2121
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Fun Day with Grandkids

I took my 3 grandchildren, 2 boys age 9 and a girl age 6, to the museum for Wonderful Wednesday... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donna M
via mobile
Neat stuff!

The York county museum is a great place to Go, especially on a rainy day. They have a lot of... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Mandy L
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Permanent exhibits include Landscapes and Lifeways, comparing the present landscape with the Piedmont of the 1400s, before European exploration and settlement. The interactive River Gallery lets visitors get their hands wet. More than 200 mounted African animals and an outstanding collection of African artifacts provide unique learning opportunities. The Museum of York County also is home to the Vernon Grant Gallery, devoted to the creator of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies characters Snap! Crackle! Pop!.
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4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
+1 803-329-2121
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my 3 grandchildren, 2 boys age 9 and a girl age 6, to the museum for Wonderful Wednesday. They had a great time at each activity in the museum. We spent about 4 hours there. It was an excellent place to go.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The York county museum is a great place to Go, especially on a rainy day. They have a lot of animals from far and wide plus a planetarium which is pretty neat! Small kids will enjoy all of the animals and learning and exploring new...More

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

great museum and very educational. staff is very friendly and it is very inexpensive. this place is a must see for all visitors to Rock Hill.

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Good place for a field trip with the kids or in our case, an afternoon date. They have some interesting displays and a planetarium show, although we didn't get there in time for that. Last show is at 3:30.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 27 March 2017

great for kids of all ages, and adults too. nice store there to shop in. always something to learn about.

Thank susanmorgan2016
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A Smithsonian Affiliated Museum tucked away in a semi-rural area of York County South Carolina. I was totally blown away with the quality of exhibits and dioramas. A must see for every school child. For teachers or home schooling moms, you will be amazed and...More

Thank sco3030
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Spent time browsing the exhibits and seeing the planetarium presentations. Gift shop sells unique items from local artists. Great place to visit if you have a couple of free hours. New exhibits throughout the year so always something different to see.

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This museum has a variety of animals to see. It was overpriced compared to what other cities offer in museums of same likeness. Little kids would enjoy it. We visited as 4 adults because it was highly recommended. We saw everything in about 10 minutes,...More

Thank P Diane D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My grandson was thrilled at all the animals on display. Great static showings throughout the museum, easy to see it all in 2 hours.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a very nice museum for children as well as adults. They were having a dinosaur exhibit that was very interesting. There is a room with hands on exhibits. They have exhibits of extinct animals as well as other animals.

Thank Lula S
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Rachel K
How much does it cost?
21 April 2017|
Response from sco3030 | Reviewed this property |
There is a fee - not donations only as someone else stated. The cost, however is minimal. I believe it was $7.00 for seniors and under $10.00 general admission. Can't remember for children but you might check their website