Museum of York County in South Carolina

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4621 Mount Gallant Rd., Rock Hill, South Carolina

This fine museum of natural history, technology, and the arts imaginatively presents aspects of the larger world as well as the universe. On display in the Stans African Halls is the Southeast’s largest collection of more than 200 full-mounted African animals; the North American Hall features large animals; and the Hometown Habitats exhibit displays of plants and animals special to the Carolina Piedmont. There are also several galleries of changing exhibitions in history, science, natural history, and art.

On weekends explore the cosmos in the state-of-the-art Settlemyre Planetarium. Afterward take a stroll on the 0.7-mile nature trail and explore the native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers.

Open daily year-round. Admission charged.

www.chmuseums.org

(803) 329-2121

Did you know?
The Museum of York County is home to the Vernon Grant Gallery, which is devoted to the creator of the Rice Krispies’ characters Snap! Crackle! and Pop