Welcome to the Sumter County Museum
Celebrating 25 Years!

facebook linkThe Sumter County Museum is a private non-profit institution whose mission is to promote the history of Old Sumter District through the preservation and exhibition of objects, manuscripts, and documents, which relate the story of this area of South Carolina. The museum includes the Williams-Brice House (1916), the Heritage Education Center (2003) and the Carolina Backcountry Homestead.

The museum's hours are Thursday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The admission fee is $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for young people from 6-17.

The Sumter County Museum encourages the use of the Ross S. McKenzie Hall and Martha Brice Gardens by cultural, historical, and civic organizations as well as private individuals for small receptions and gatherings.
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Announcing an Upcoming Exhibit
at the Sumter County Museum . . .
The Vision to End Segregation;
the Guts to Fight for it.”

February 11, 2016 – May 7, 2016

Exhibit Opening: February 11, 2016 at 6:00pm- Open to the Public

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New Virtual Exhibit on Sumter Postcards: Learn More . . .

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Sumter County Museum
122 North Washington Street
P.O. Box 1456
Sumter, SC 29151-1456
Phone 803-775-0908
Hours: Thurs-Sat 10:00-5:00 Closed Holidays
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