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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H.C. Bland: The man behind Swan Lake
H. C. Bland: The Man Behind Swan Lake
at the Sumter County Museum
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We will proudly offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their immediate families through the summer.


 


2014 Summer Camp
“A Week in the Carolina Backcountry”
Date: Monday, August 4 — Friday August 8, 9:30-12:00
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New Exhibit: 100 Years of Health: Tuomey
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New Virtual Exhibit on Sumter Postcards: Learn More . . .



Help us continue to preserve and protect the history of the Sumter area.
Join the Friends of the Sumter County Museum,
or use the donate button below to make a donation, or to pay for classes!!

Specify which class you are registering for under "special instructions for seller."

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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