Day Thirteen | The Coastal Discovery Museum!

On the thirteenth day of our 20 Days of Giving, Brie and Dru visited the Coastal Discovery Museum with a donation of laboratory supplies for a new Discovery Lab that will be a dedicated classroom space for children.Founded in 1985, the Coastal Discovery Museum is a not-for-profit, community based, educational institution dedicated to fostering greater knowledge … Continue reading Day Thirteen | The Coastal Discovery Museum!

Hilton Head History Day on March 28!

Join the Island's various cultural organizations for a hop-on/hop-off bus  tour or  choose a guided cycling tour of over a dozen historic sites on Hilton Head Island.  Docents will be at each site to take you back in time.  Bus tours leave from Coastal Discovery Museum every half hour from 10 am - 2 pm.  … Continue reading Hilton Head History Day on March 28!

Family Fun Day at Coastal Discovery Museum on August 8

Coastal Discovery Museum is one of the most memorable destinations on Hilton Head Island.  It is located on the 68 acre Honey Horn Plantation. You can explore nature trails, gardens, stately oaks, a butterfly enclosure and the infamous Marsh Tacky horses! At Family Fun Day on August 8 from 10 am to 3 pm, you … Continue reading Family Fun Day at Coastal Discovery Museum on August 8

Alligators, Snakes and Turtles, oh my!

  Lowcountry Critters with Joe Maffo –  “Meet and Greet” Alligators, Snakes, Turtles and who knows?  Great photo opportunity – you hold them! Wednesdays, Thursdays all summer - 11 AM – 4 PM Saturdays (in June) – 11 AM – 4 PM Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn $10 per adult $5 per child (ages … Continue reading Alligators, Snakes and Turtles, oh my!

What is a Horseshoe Crab??

The horseshoe crab is not a crab at all, but is more closely related to spiders,not so much the kind of spiders that you would find on land but sea spiders.  One of the interesting features of the horseshoe crab is that horseshoe crab blood is a light blue instead of red like ours. The … Continue reading What is a Horseshoe Crab??

Take a Sweetgrass Basket Making Class!

Every Saturday in March you can learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry's best known art forms, from a local Gullah basket maker. Then, try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. The cost is $65 per person and reservations are required by … Continue reading Take a Sweetgrass Basket Making Class!

Bald Eagles in South Carolina!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 3:00PM - 4:00PM Coastal Discovery Museum A presentation that will share the story of the Bald Eagles in the lowcountry. From nearly extinction to recovery, this presentation will cover the success and drawbacks of the Bald Eagle. Learn the reasons why our national bird almost went extinct and the efforts that took … Continue reading Bald Eagles in South Carolina!