140 Discovery Lane Clemson University Clemson, SC 29631 +1 864 656 4600
Located within Clemson University's Botanical Gardens, the Bob Campbell Geology Museum will be of interest to anyone who is fascinated with the study of the earth and its minerals. Thousands of samples of rocks, minerals, fossils and gems are on display, along with artifacts like mining equipment and Native American tools. The museum also has a nice gift shop with a wide range of gemstones and books and souvenirs. Open Wednesday through Sunday.
430 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601 +1 864 271 2000
The American Legion War Museum is a great place to visit for history buffs, particularly those who are interested in military history. Sponsored by the American Legion, Post 3, the War Museum features an abundance of local artifacts from the American Civil War, the Spanish/American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War. The museum is only open on the weekends and admission is free.
601 South Main Street Greenville, SC 29601 +1 864 567 3940
Greenville History Tours offers several different tours, all of which show a different side of Greenville's expansive history. Visit their website for an updated list of all of their tours, rates, and schedules.
200 East Saint John Street Spartanburg, SC 29302 +1 864 596 3501
Spartanburg Walking Tours takes visitors on a trip around the historic city. Trained guides will fill you in on all of the local history and trivia. Visit their website for a schedule of offered tours.
If you're looking for a good place to take children in the Greenville-Spartanburg area, look no further. Occupying 14 acres (5.7 hectares), the Greenville Zoo houses hundreds of different species of animals from around the globe. Some noteworthy exhibits include the lions, elephants, giraffes, primates and tortoises. Also on the premises are picnic areas, play areas, a concession stand and gift shop. The zoo is open seven days a week from 10a to 4:30p. The cost of admission is USD7.75 for adults and USD4.5 for children. Group discounts are available, and kids under three years of age are always admitted free of charge.
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