Parris Island Museum

Building 111 Panama ST

Parris Island, SC 29905

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Phone: (843) 228-2951

City: Parris Island

Region: Coastal & Islands

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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.

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