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Coastal Discovery Museum Tours

Coastal Discovery Museum
Explore the cultural heritage and natural history of the Lowcountry ecosystem and Hilton Head Island at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Located on the historic Honey Horn Plantation, the museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as guided walks and tours, offering a fun and educational day for visitors of all ages.
 
The Basics
Start your visit at the Discovery House, the oldest structure on the property, where you’ll find permanent and temporary exhibitions, and an area just for kids. Then, head over to the Supervisor’s House and the two barns, one of which is home to a couple of horses. Finally, take your time wandering the expansive grounds: the boardwalks extending over Jarvis Creek, the Lowcountry heritage garden, the butterfly enclosure, the bog garden with carnivorous plants, and more.

To make the most of your experience, check out the Coastal Discovery Museum’s numerous tours and special programs on offer. They fill up quickly, so be sure to book ahead.
 
Things to Know Before You Go

  • Admission to the museum is free, but donations are accepted.
  • There’s a fee for the guided tours and some programs and events.
  • The Discovery House has a gift shop.
 
How to Get There

The Coastal Discovery Museum is located on Honey Horn Drive. Take Highway 278 or the Cross Island Parkway, and exit at Gumtree Road. The entrance to Honey Horn is on your right.
 
When to Get There

Open daily, the museum has shorter hours on Sunday, and hosts a farmers market on Tuesday from 9am to 1pm.
 
Tours, Walks, and Classes
The Coastal Discovery Museum has an extensive range of tours, walks, and classes on a diverse range of topics. Sign up for a history or salt marsh walk, a butterfly or blue crab discovery tour, or another excursion that interests you. Or, take a class on indigo tie-dye, sweetgrass basketmaking, or bird-watching.
Address: 70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina SC 29926, USA
Admission: Varies
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Coastal Discovery Museum "Marsh Tacky Horse" Tour in Hilton Head

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The Lowcountry Sea Islands are famous for their rare horses, but it’s hard to catch them in the wild. This tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum lets you learn all about marsh tacky horses—directly descended from horses brought to the Lowcountry more than 500 years ago—and even meet two of them for yourself at a historic barn. Plus, you get access to the gorgeous grounds and exhibits at the museum to explore after the tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

Segway Extended Eco Discovery Tour at Honey Horn (2 hours)

Segway Extended Eco Discovery Tour at Honey Horn (2 hours)

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Travelers of all ages can see more of the lush Honey Horn landscapes in less time with this Hilton Head Island Segway adventure. Meet-up with your group, and follow your guide to explore this 70-acre (28.3-hectare) preserve. Marvel at meadows, glide along the trails and boardwalks, and check out the oldest tree in South Carolina. Along the way, you might even spot a few alligators lounging in the sunshine.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.00
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$105.00
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Segway "Fun" Ride

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Ride together as a couple, family or group at the same speed and duration, regardless of age or handicap. Learn to ride a Segway in just a few minutes--then have fun! You must book for at least 4 guests.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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$90.00
Taking safety measures

Segway Experience Ride

Segway Experience Ride

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Ride together as a couple, family or group at the same speed and duration, regardless of age or handicap. Learn to ride a Segway in just a few minutes--then have fun! You must book for at least 2 guests. Tours booked with less than two must unfortunately be cancelled.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
Taking safety measures

Hilton Head Honey Horn Admission with Guided Tour

Hilton Head Honey Horn Admission with Guided Tour

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Begin your Honey Horn experience with this guided tour around the museum's picturesque and historic grounds. Visit the salt marsh, see historic buildings,and learn about the gardens, plants,and trees on site.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.00
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$12.00

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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Should I book Coastal Discovery Museum tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Coastal Discovery Museum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 4 Coastal Discovery Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Coastal Discovery Museum 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Coastal Discovery Museum costs USD 10.00. Guided Coastal Discovery Museum tours start around USD 10.00 per person. See all 4 Coastal Discovery Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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