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 […]

Inspirational Journey – Small Chapters will be hosted at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island from October 15th through November 30th. This exhibit features 28 small works by members of the National Association of Women Artists who share in the inspiration of Pat Conroy and their own journey as painters, photographers, and multi-media artists. Each […]

The coastal town of Habersham, SC is once again thrilled to announce a special collaboration with Southern Living Magazine and the Southern Living Custom Builder Program to bring the 2020 Southern Living Showcase Home to the Lowcountry! This single story cottage, designed by Bridgewater and being built by Allen Patterson Builders, will feature interior design […]

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 […]

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.  […]

Beaufort Before Britain: An Introduction to the Santa Elena Story The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Christopher Allen on November 4 at 2 pm for this lecture as part of our Fall lecture series.  The presentation provides an overview of Beaufort’s role in America’s little known 16th Century history filling in the gap after 1492 […]