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 […]

The 13th annual THE GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH will be open for the 2020 season from October 2nd-31st. We have live pig races every day! Wagon rides & pumpkins! Open October 4th-October 31st. Monday-Thursday 9am to 2pm, Friday-Saturday 9am to dark with the last hayride leaving at 6pm, and Sunday from 12-6. Great fall field trip […]

    It’s SpoOky Season, and that means you’re invited to a hauntingly fabulous time at Hewitt Oaks! About this Event Hewitt Oaks’ Spooky Bash is an indoor/outdoor Halloween extravaganza featuring tantalizing hors d’oeuvres, a two-course plated dinner, and dangerously tasty signature cocktails. You’ll also get the chance to showcase your costumes at our spooky […]

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.  […]

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY-PART 1: THE BEGINNING THROUGH THE TRIANGULAR TRADE Instructor: Rich Thomas Explore the evolution of the slavery in different parts of the world from primitive man through the English shipment of Africans to the New World. Gather understanding of the Portuguese exportation […]

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.  […]

This is a LIVE concert! All tickets are sold on a PER CAR basis (LIMIT OF 6 PEOPLE PER CAR) and will be parked in order of arrival in the tier purchased. GATES OPEN AT 6:00PM. SHOW BEGINS AT DUSK. Must be prepared to show ticket to be scanned upon entry through driver’s side window. […]