Anderson Museum


Admission and Hours

Fred Whitten Gallery & Whitner’s Mercantile
Tuesday: 10 AM – 7 PM, Wednesday-Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Roper Research Room
Tuesday: 1 AM – 7 PM, or By Appointment

The Anderson County Museum has free admission, free parking, and accessible facilities. Donations are accepted.

The Anderson County Museum is located in historic downtown Anderson, South Carolina.

202 East Greenville Street, Anderson SC  29621

Our Gallery

The Anderson County Museum has one of the largest galleries in the state! There are exhibit games and scavenger hunts for all ages. You can book a tour with one of our docent volunteers or explore on your own and get lost in history. We also have event space for rent if you would like to host your next event here.

Main Gallery Map
Upper lot  - Anderson County Museum
Upper Lot: Anderson County Museum

Our Exhibits

Anderson County Museum takes great care to cataloge our artifacts. In fact, our artifact database is one of the most comprehensive in South Carolina. Check out our virtual exhibits or our past perfect collection to see some of our artifacts, and visit the Anderson County Museum to see them on display! We also have a research room open to the public on Tuesdays from 1 PM – 7 PM or by appointment with the curator.

Events for week of July 6, 2020

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Tue 7th

Gallery Open

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Roper Research Room Open

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed 8th

Gallery Open

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9th

Gallery Open

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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July 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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July 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Programs For Kids

Dinosaur Club: 1st Saturday from 11 AM – 12 PM. The program is recommended for children ages 8 years and older and focuses on a new dinosaur each month. Children are welcome to bring their favorite dinosaur to the club meeting.

Preschool Hour: 2nd & 4th Thursday from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM: This program is devoted to ages 2-4 with a caregiver. The children will get to learn about a piece of history in Anderson County or about a special event coming up. There is always something new to explore at the Anderson County Museum!

American Girl Club is designed for children 8 and older. Each meeting features specific dolls and time periods, and even lets you meet some of the American Girls in person! Activities for this program include crafts, scavenger hunts, story time, movies, games and more. 3rd Saturday from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Coin Club: For middle school and older. Learn about coins throughout history with avid world coin collector Jim Moore.

Programs For Adults

At Heritage & History, Curator Dustin Norris explores a special topics about South Carolina and Anderson history, museum artifacts, or one of our exhibits. This program is open for all ages. 2nd Tuesday from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Coloring for Adults: This is a kid-free zone where visitors can do a one-of-a-kind coloring sheet focusing on an Anderson County Museum Exhibit. 4th Thursday from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Director’s Tea & Coffee with Director Beverly Childs is a quarterly program with a local historian or author. This program is open to all ages. Quarterly Program at 10 AM.