Upcountry History Museum

Take a walk through three centuries of Upcountry South Carolina history and experience the stories of people who shaped this region through state-of-the art interactive multi-media exhibits and dynamic programming for all ages. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm. Closed on major holidays. Admission: $8 Adults, $7 Senior adults (ages 65 and up) and college students with valid ID, $6 Children and students age 4 to 18, FREE Children age 3 and under.

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General Information
  • Days Open: Tuesday through Sunday
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm Sun 1pm - 5pm
  • ADA Compliant:
  • 100% Smoke Free:
  • Wireless Internet Access: Free:
  • Payment Methods Accepted:
    • Cash
    • Check
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Master Card
    • Visa
  • Discounts Offered:
    • Senior
    • Children Ages 12 and Under
  • Minutes To GSP Airport: 22
  • Minutes To Downtown Greenville: 1
  • Minutes to TD Convention Center: 10
  • Bus Parking Available:
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  • Self Parking Cost: $0
Attractions
  • Admission Price: UHM Members - FREE Adults $9.00 Seniors over 65 & Students with ID $8.00 Children $7.00 Children under 3 - FREE
  • Parking Fee: Free
  • Group Rates Available:
  • Gift Shop:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Largest Room 500
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 80
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Classroom Capacity 35
Lobby
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 12
Symmes Resource Room
  • Theater Capacity: 170
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 80

August

15

Aug 15 2018 - Aug 15 2018

August 15

Aug. 15

Kathryn Smith, author and historian, is a lover of Red Riding Hood. Join her for an exploration of Red Riding Hood history across time and across the globe. This program is...

August

15

Aug 15 2018 - Sep 09 2018

August 15

Aug. 15 - Sep. 09

Enter the larger-than-life pages of seven classic tales: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk,...

August

15

Aug 15 2018 - Oct 21 2018

August 15

Aug. 15 - Oct. 21

Photographs were a powerful part of the collective memory of the Vietnam War. Many of the iconic photographs were taken by photojournalists working for newspapers, magazines,...

August

21

Aug 21 2018 - Aug 21 2018

August 21

Aug. 21

Bring your little ones to the Museum on Tuesday, August 21, for our final Toddler Time nod to summer exhibit, Once Upon a Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales! Have fun...

August

27

Aug 27 2018 - Aug 27 2018

August 27

Aug. 27

Explore your favorite fairy tales from Once Upon a Time through film. Movies are free to UHM Members and included with regular admission for all other guests. Come on August...

September

02

Sep 02 2018 - Sep 02 2018

September 02

Sep. 02

With the summer exhibit Once Upon a Time closing on September 9, they are going to close out the summer with a fairy tale celebration! MEET Moana from 1:30pm - 2:30pm and then...

September

12

Sep 12 2018 - Sep 12 2018

September 12

Sep. 12

Join Dr. Anne Blythe, literary historian, poet, and seventh-generation South Carolinian, for a look at how the landscape of the Upcountry shaped the story of her first novel,...

September

19

Sep 19 2018 - Sep 19 2018

September 19

Sep. 19

Learn about the Vietnam War through film footage as presenter Dr. Greg Wilsbacher, curator of news film and military collections for the University of South Carolina discusses...

October

06

Oct 06 2018 - Oct 06 2018

October 06

Oct. 06

Join Bill Fitzpatrick, author and photographer, for a guided tour of the Upcountry's own sacred spaces. Discover historic churches, uncover centuries old graveyards, and learn...

October

17

Oct 17 2018 - Oct 17 2018

October 17

Oct. 17

Join author and photographer Bill Fitzpatrick for an exploration of the historic sacred spaces across the state of South Carolina. Discover the history of a select group of...