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 […]

We have decided to move forward with a limited non-refundable registration of up to 250 participants for our in person LIVE Turkey Trot Event.  We have cleared this with the necessary local, state and regional authorities and plan to host a fun, socially distanced event.  We will continue to monitor the situation with the health of our participants, […]

Blue Crab Discovery at Coastal Discovery Museum The Coastal Discovery Museum will host “Blue Crab Discovery” this fall  every Tuesday (September, October and November) and Thursday (not in November) at 9:30 am.   As you visit the Museum on Jarvis Creek, you will learn about the life cycle and importance of the Atlantic Blue Crab.  Participants […]

DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, YOU MUST CALL TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM – LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE. $5 per participant Do you know what it is called when a caterpillar transforms into a butterfly? To find out, join the Port Royal Sound Maritime Center to learn about the butterflies of the Lowcountry and see which ones […]

Daufuskie Island History & Artisans Tour – Take a boat from Hilton Head to Daufuskie and learn about the Native Americans, settlers, and Gullah people who made this island their home.  Tuesday and Thursday 12-4:30 pm. Adults $95/Children 12 and under $70. For more information call 843-689-6767 or visit https://www.coastaldiscovery.org/.

Beach Discovery Explore our everchanging marine environment, learn about living fossils and discovery why sea turtles “dig the dark.” Adult $12, Child $7. Every Tuesday at 2. (Please call for additional offerings.) For more information call 843-689-6767 or visit https://www.coastaldiscovery.org/.