Aiken County Historical Museum

433 Newberry ST SW

Aiken, SC 29801

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Phone: (803) 642-2015

City: Aiken

Region: Midlands

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Aiken County Historical Museum

Housed in a former winter colony mansion, the museum displays items that reflect the county's history from the earliest settlers to the present: the Aiken County Room, the Nature Room (featuring Carolina Bays), the Ergle Log House, the China Springs (one-room) Schoolhouse, the William Gregg Buttery, the Savannah River Site Room, "I Don't Live Here Anymore" - a legacy to those people whose homes were destroyed to make way for the Savannah River Site, the Pottery Exhibit, the Winter Colony Room, the Golf Exhibit, the Public Safety Room, the Circus Room, the Hamburg/North Augusta Room, the Graniteville Room, The Pascalina Room, the Banksia Room,the towns of The Valley Exhibit, The Salley Exhibit, the Entertainers of Aiken County Room, the Strom Thurmond Exhibit, the Willis Irvin Exhibit in the Architectural Hall, the Equestrian Exhibit(s), the Odell Weeks Room, the Agricultural Room (Aiken County - once the asparagus capital of the world), our Military Hall Exhibit, the Gardens, the Transit of Venus exhibit, and Banksia - the house itself, along with continually changing exhibits.

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