118 Interstate Blvd.
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: (864) 622-1200
Fax: (864) 622-1202
118 Interstate Blvd., Anderson, SC, US, 29621
- Phone: (864) 622-1200
- Fax: (864) 622-1202
Arts & Museums
The first boll weevil found in South Carolina is on display at this 6,000 square foot museum that contains numerous other displays and exhibits including pre-1925 farm equipment and tools, Cherokee Indian and local history artifacts, a replica of a cotton gin older than Eli Whitney's, and shellers and hullers.
Established in 1972, this art gallery features varying exhibits and displays by local and national artists, as well as special programs throughout the year including gallery receptions, special events, and outreach programs for all ages.
Located in the historic downtown courthouse, this museum depicts the history of Anderson County, starting from prehistoric times, through its many exhibits, artifacts, and memorabilia on local history and the area.
Ashtabula is a historic home that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This plantation house that was built in the 19th Century, and is now available for private and group tours as well as private events. Public tours run from April to October, but private tours can be scheduled year-round.
Located within Clemson University's Botanical Gardens, the Bob Campbell Geology Museum will be of interest to anyone who is fascinated with the study of the earth and its minerals. Thousands of samples of rocks, minerals, fossils and gems are on display, along with artifacts like mining equipment and Native American tools. The museum also has a nice gift shop with a wide range of gemstones and books and souvenirs. Open Wednesday through Sunday.
This art gallery affords visitors an opportunity to view the most current trends in architectural design and construction.
Local artist Deirdre Walsh has converted an old barn and outhouses, creating a charming and unusual exhibition and art and craft centre. As you enter the old stone building you will find a large open fireplace with traditional cooking implements and a small kitchen where visitors can help themselves to the teapot on the old range. The large gallery upstairs (the old apple loft) features regular exhibitions of work from artists form the region, ranging across different disciplines. There is a delightful selection of local crafts on sale and you will find Deirdre easy to bargain with. The gallery also provides workspace for visiting artists.