Parris Island Museum

Building 111 Panama ST

Parris Island, SC 29905


Phone: (843) 228-2951

City: Parris Island

Region: Coastal & Islands

Parris Island Museum

The 10,000 square-feet facility focuses on the history of Parris Island from prehistoric times to the present. Ground floor exhibits cover the early Marine Corps, archaeology, Native Americans, 16th-century French and Spanish settlements on Parris Island, the American Revolution, and the Civil War in the Lowcountry. Second floor exhibits cover Marine Corps history from 1909 to the present, with an emphasis on both World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, Peacekeeping Missions, and the Gulf Wars. A theater, archives, and gift shop complete the facility.

Things to do near Parris Island Museum

Nearby Attractions

  • {{item.name}}

You might also like:

Lunney House Museum
Mountains

Seneca

Mountains

Mountains

The
Mountains Region

Learn More
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this California style bungalow was built in 1909 by Dr. & Mrs. W.J. Lunney and occupied continuously by the Lunney fam ...
Old Town Hall Museum
Coast

Andrews

Coast

Coast

The
Coast Region

Learn More
Housed in the original Town Hall, the museum (c. 1900) depicts a turn-of-the-century Andrews home. Items in the museum are circa 1909, the year Andrews was founded. ...
I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium
Midlands

Orangeburg

Midlands

Midlands

The
Midlands Region

Learn More
The planetarium is located on the campus of South Carolina State University and features Sky-Skan Automation and the NASA Educator Resource Center. An art museum offers A ...
Hagood-Mauldin House/Irma Morris Museum Of Fine Art
Mountains

Pickens

Mountains

Mountains

The
Mountains Region

Learn More
Built c. 1856 in the original Pickens County seat west of the Keowee River, this classical Greek Revival house was dismantled and moved here when the town was moved in 18 ...
Cheraw Lyceum
Midlands

Cheraw

Midlands

Midlands

The
Midlands Region

Learn More
The Lyceum (c. 1820) began as a chancery court, became the Lyceum Meeting Room and private library, served as Cheraw's first telegraph office, and was both the Confedera ...
Berkeley Museum
Coast

Moncks Corner

Coast

Coast

The
Coast Region

Learn More
Located in Old Santee Canal Park, the museum houses exhibits and interpretive displays covering 12,000 years of cultural and natural history. ...