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Parris Island Museum

Parris Island Museum

Lowcountry & Resort Islands

Lowcountry & Resort Islands

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.
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Parris Island
Coastal & Islands
Building 111 Panama ST,
Parris Island, SC 29905
(843) 228-2951
Info & Amenities
Location
I-95 exit 33 to US 21 S. Follow US 21 as it becomes SC 802. Look for Parris Island signage. Museum is in Bldg. 111 on Panama St.
Admission
Free
Civil War
Yes
Days and Hours of Operation
Daily 10am-4:30pm;
Days and Holidays Closed
New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas
Motorcoach Parking
Yes
Revolutionary War
Yes