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A Note on COVID-19's Impact: 

Due to the ever-changing situation in regard to COVID-19, please note that information below is subject to change. Please check with individual businesses/venues for the most up-to-date information. Thank you!

Celebrating America's Heroes

The pandemic has expanded the notion of what it means to be a hero–there are so many heroes among us. Join TCMU-Greenville in celebrating the MANY American heroes that serve and support the Greenville community, and country, every single day! This family-friendly event will recognize and celebrate the community’s doctors and nurses, armed forces, Purple Heart recipients, first responders, grocery store workers and many others.


Families can:



  • Participate in a bootcamp led by the National Guard!

  • Explore the inside of Greenville firetrucks and other first responder vehicles!

  • Participate in fun patriotic crafts!

  • And learn from real-life community heroes and more!

  • The entire museum will be open for free play.

  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase from local food trucks.


Celebrating America’s Heroes will take place at 9AM, 11:30AM and 2PM. Social distancing will be enforced, and all adults will be required to wear masks. Families can purchase tickets by the total amount in their party—options ranging from a Family of 2 ($25) to a Family of 6 ($65). TCMU members received discounted prices! Member IDs checked upon entry.

  • Dates: May 15, 2021
  • Location: The Children's Museum of the Upstate
  • Address: 300 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Phone: (864) 233-7755
  • Time: 9 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM
  • Price: Starting at $25 for a family of 2