he Coastal Discovery Museum and the Santa Elena Foundation have joined together to tell the story of America’s first century.   The Coastal Discovery Museum will host this new 1,000 square foot traveling exhibit through December 7.  In the 16th century, Spain claimed the New World, today known as North America, and named it La Florida.  The […]

Beaufort’s Shrimp Festival Must Go On! Due to limitations on large gatherings and concerns about public health during the COVID19 pandemic, the Beaufort Shrimp Festival is being reimagined for 2020! Instead of a single weekend event, Shrimp Festival Season will celebrate the fall shrimp season and highlight the region’s culinary traditions spanning three weeks. We invite […]

Meet and greet some animals at the Port Royal Maritime Center! Join our Naturalists for a fun, educational program about our Lowcountry reptiles. DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, YOU MUST CALL (843) 645-7774 TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM – LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE. $5 per participant; age 5 & under FREE There are two sessions: 9-10 a.m. […]

Birding at Pinckney Island The Coastal Discovery Museum has announced a Fall bird watching program at Pinckney Island led by experienced bird watchers from the Museum, starting September 2 at 7:30 am.  The walk will include the combination of habitats at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge.  These varying areas allow participants to see many different species […]

Forts of Port Royal in the Fall with Coastal Discovery Museum The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Forts of Port Royal every Wednesday at 10 am.  You will see the sites where it all happened, from early explorers, through the Civil War and beyond.  Explore Fort Walker and the Steam Cannon. Adult $12, Child $7.  […]

Explore Honey Horn program at Coastal Discovery Museum The Coastal Discovery “Explore Honey Horn” program will continue this fall every Wednesday and Thursday at 11 am.  A guided tour around the museum’s picturesque and historic grounds.  You will visit the salt marsh, see historic buildings, and learn about the gardens, plants and trees on site.  […]