12865 Hwy 56 North
Clinton, SC 29325
Phone: (864) 833-1800
Fax: (864) 833-4559
12865 Hwy 56 North, Clinton, SC, US, 29325
- Phone: (864) 833-1800
- Fax: (864) 833-4559
Arts & Museums
An array of exhibits and collections that focus on the natural history, cultural history, and the arts in Greenwood County and the surrounding region are on display at this museum that also features a turn-of-the-19th-century "Main Street" and special collections that range from fossils to industrial robots.
Focusing on the history of Spartanburg County, this museum contains numerous permanent collections including exhibits on Indians, an exhibit on Spanish explorer Juan Pardo, and exhibits on wars from the Revolution through World War II.
Operating since the early 1960s, the Regional History Museum is a great place to get lost in the rich history of this growing but quaint South Carolina town. A distinctive range of artifacts are on display at this classy location. Recently relocated to the Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg County Regional History Museum hosts exhibitions regularly. The museum also sponsors and hosts many special events for the community and its members so check the website for up-to-date information.
Recently relocated inside the Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg Science Center is a great non-profit organization that promotes science education to the local community. The science center has a variety of programs offered to children of all ages throughout the year, as well as winter and summer camps. Although the center is a member-driven organization, it is open to the public for a small fee.
Located in the Chapman Cultural Center, the Spartanburg Art Museum is a great artistic outlet for both visitors and locals. With rotating exhibits ranging from a variety of mediums like sculpture, pop art, watercolors and antique restoration, the museum has something for every art enthusiast. For both children and adults, the museum offers educational programs to hone your artistic talents in drawing, pottery, sculpture, jewelry making, basket-weaving and stained glass. Art camps are also a great way to get children involved and inspired by local artists.
The Chapman Cultural Center is a vital part of the Spartanburg community. The Center provides ample space for arts to flourish. The David Reid Theatre, Black Box Theatre and the Spartanburg Dance Center have the stage and the seating for performing arts events that can range from theater productions to modern dance. The Spartanburg Art Museum Art Gallery, the Artists' Guild Gallery and Student Galleries hang art from both local and visiting artists. The Spartanburg Science Center and the Spartanburg Art Museum Art Studio hold a number of classes, some of which are available to adults.
The Artists' Guild Gallery is in the Chapman Cultural Center. There are monthly art exhibits, some of which showcase art available for purchase. This gallery features art in a variety of forms, from contemporary and fine art to sculptures and photography.
BMW Zentrum is a museum for the famous brand and a car enthusiasts dream, located at the only BMW factory in the country. The museum chronicles innovations, technology and the company's heritage and foray into the future. The Zentrum has many things to offer visitors like meeting and events center, cafe, gallery and an abundance of exhibit space. It also has a factory tour that takes you through the manufacturing plant and construction of their world-renowned automobiles.
The seventh largest telescope in the nation, as well as the largest planetarium in South Carolina, are located at this science center that is situated on 62 beautiful acres and also includes a reconstructed pioneer farm, classrooms and life science labs, a simulated rainforest, and an amphitheater.
Dedicated to collecting and preserving historic materials, this museum display a wide variety of artifacts, records, and materials that depict the history and heritage of the Greer area.
This is one of the best public collections of contemporary Western native American ceramics, bronzes, weavings, and paintings outside the Southwest U.S. that was given to the people of Abbeville by Dr. Poliakoff in honor of the Poliakoff family of Abbeville.
A large collection of military and personal Confederate relics and artifacts are housed at this museum with items on display including newspapers, firearms, photographs, flags, and clothing. A research library is also on site.