Upcountry History Museum

Upcountry History Museum Mission: The Upcountry History Museum – Furman University connects people, history and culture.
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The Upcountry History Museum - Furman University, through its collections, programs and exhibitions, preserves and interprets historical subjects pertaining to the Upcountry of South Carolina while bringing museum-quality offerings from around the world to the Upcountry. This is done to encourage people to discover the world and the Upcountry's role in shaping it.

05/14/2019

TALLY HO! Would you bring your kids to a "Nature Cat: Backyard and Beyond" exhibit?

There's so much to learn about nature - in your own backyard and beyond! Go "onward and yonward" with Nature Cat in this immersive exhibit that allows you to explore a marsh, a cave, a forest, build a flower garden, play dress up, and so much more!

ALL ABOARD! A summer with "Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails” begins Saturday, May 25! ...#UpcountryMuseum #Greenvil...
05/13/2019

ALL ABOARD! A summer with "Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails” begins Saturday, May 25!
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To all mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, and fur baby mothers, we wish you a marvelous weekend and happy mother's day!...
05/11/2019

To all mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, and fur baby mothers, we wish you a marvelous weekend and happy mother's day! Come out to the Museum on Sunday and we will cover your admission, Mom. #HappyMothersDay

Visit the Museum for Mother's Day  and we will give FREE admission to Mom! #HappyMothersDay
05/10/2019

Visit the Museum for Mother's Day and we will give FREE admission to Mom! #HappyMothersDay

You've probably met our good friends, the Leamey family, but you might not recognize them from this picture taken 12 yea...
05/09/2019

You've probably met our good friends, the Leamey family, but you might not recognize them from this picture taken 12 years ago. We love our UHM Family and wish all mothers a very Happy Mother's Day! Bring mom to the Museum on Sunday, and she will receive FREE admission. #GVLtoday #yeahTHATgreenville

Mothers receive FREE admission this Sunday, May 12! Share your photos of you and your mother. #HappyMothersDay #ShareThe...
05/09/2019

Mothers receive FREE admission this Sunday, May 12! Share your photos of you and your mother. #HappyMothersDay #ShareTheLove

Lucky Pup Rescue SC
05/09/2019

Lucky Pup Rescue SC

FAITH IS FOUND!!!!!

MISSING LUCKY PUP
Spartanburg SC
Belle Flower ct 29303

Faith just got adopted!
She is a gray dilute brindle with F branded on her ear and back leg.

She is microchipped to Lucky Pup Rescue
Contact [email protected]
Or
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PLEASE SHARE!!!!!!

Nominate us for BEST MUSEUM and for BEST EXHIBIT OF PAST YEAR, nominate "Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice!" Pretty, prett...
05/08/2019

Nominate us for BEST MUSEUM and for BEST EXHIBIT OF PAST YEAR, nominate "Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice!" Pretty, pretty please. It's super easy! Just follow the link in the comments section below. THANK YOU!
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Mother's Day is this Sunday! Show us a picture with you and her. We will be sharing some of our favorites as well.Mom wi...
05/08/2019

Mother's Day is this Sunday! Show us a picture with you and her. We will be sharing some of our favorites as well.

Mom will receive FREE admission on Sunday, May 12.
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We'd love your nomination for BEST MUSEUM in the 2019  Best of the Upstate awards! You can cast your nomination now thro...
05/08/2019

We'd love your nomination for BEST MUSEUM in the 2019 Best of the Upstate awards! You can cast your nomination now through tomorrow. It's so easy! Just follow the link in the comments section.
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Come out and craft! You could win a FAMILY MEMBERSHIP! #yeahthatgreenville #greenvillesc #gvltoday
05/04/2019

Come out and craft! You could win a FAMILY MEMBERSHIP! #yeahthatgreenville #greenvillesc #gvltoday

BOOK YOUR SUMMER FIELD TRIPS NOW! Call (864)467-3100 or email Kristen Pace at kristen@upcountryhistory.org. Spots will g...
05/03/2019

BOOK YOUR SUMMER FIELD TRIPS NOW! Call (864)467-3100 or email Kristen Pace at [email protected]. Spots will go fast, so get a jump on your reservation! #UpcountryMuseum #yeahTHATgreenville #GVLtoday

SATURDAY: Come out tomorrow from 10am - 2pm and be entered to WIN a Family Membership! We are giving away two 1-year mem...
05/03/2019

SATURDAY: Come out tomorrow from 10am - 2pm and be entered to WIN a Family Membership! We are giving away two 1-year memberships.

Our program manager Kristen loves a good ol’ peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwich. Have y’all heard of this Souther...
05/02/2019

Our program manager Kristen loves a good ol’ peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwich. Have y’all heard of this Southern comfort food? Better yet, who loves them like Kristen?
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Garden & Gun: Through the hardships of the Great Depression and the lean years that followed, peanut butter and mayonnaise kept many struggling households afloat.
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05/01/2019
05/01/2019
Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails
04/30/2019

Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails

Upcountry History Museum's cover photo
04/30/2019

Upcountry History Museum's cover photo

04/30/2019
This SATURDAY, come out to Family Fun Day (10am-2pm) and you will be entered into our Family Memberships Giveaway! Simpl...
04/30/2019

This SATURDAY, come out to Family Fun Day (10am-2pm) and you will be entered into our Family Memberships Giveaway! Simply come out and attend from 10am - 2pm, and your family will be entered for a chance to WIN one of two family memberships.

Family Memberships are good for one year and valued at $95 each. They grant you unlimited admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children, discounted (or even FREE) admission to Museum programs and events, and this summer we will have "Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails!"

Winners will be announced at 2pm. Winner does not need to be present at 2pm, but must attend Family Fun Day.

FAMILY FUN DAY - SATURDAY, MAY 4 at 10am - 2pm.

ADMISSION COSTS:
Adults - $9
Senior Adults (65+) - $8
Children (ages 4-18) - $7
Children ages 3 and under are FREE!

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04/27/2019

Kids Fest at Heritage Green is going through 11:30am and it’s FREE! Storytime Ballet in the Library afterwards. #Kidsfestgreenville

When you ask Jean if she needs anything while you’re running out to Sam’s Club...😂😂 #GiftShopPrep #ThomasIsCom...
04/26/2019

When you ask Jean if she needs anything while you’re running out to Sam’s Club...😂😂 #GiftShopPrep #ThomasIsComing

04/26/2019

*FREE EVENT* Designed for families with children ages 1-5 years old, Kids’ Fest promotes early learning for all little ones. Come out this Saturday for games, crafts, book giveaways, and FIRE TRUCKS! 🚒
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Ending the evening with the Oh My Greenville party and ICE CREAM! #yeahTHATgreenville #yeahTHATparty #UpcountryMuseum
04/25/2019

Ending the evening with the Oh My Greenville party and ICE CREAM! #yeahTHATgreenville #yeahTHATparty #UpcountryMuseum

A busy day for our team! Abby’s adventures in DC continued with a look inside the Supreme Court and then meeting Secre...
04/25/2019

A busy day for our team! Abby’s adventures in DC continued with a look inside the Supreme Court and then meeting Secretary Dr. Skorton, the man behind the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council. Back on the homefront, we were thrilled to attend Clemson University’s Men of Color Pre-Summit. More excitement and photos coming tomorrow! #SSYACinDC #MenOfColorSummit #UpcountryMuseum

Part of our team is spending the week in Washington, D.C., for the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council. Rep...
04/24/2019

Part of our team is spending the week in Washington, D.C., for the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council. Representing our museum is Woodmont High School’s Abby Hawkins and our own Elizabeth Anne Gunter. More pictures to come as I’m sure the Smithsonian has a fun week mapped out for them! #SSYACinDC #UpcountryMuseum #UHMinDC #WashingtonDC #GreenvilleSC

Happy Easter!
04/21/2019

Happy Easter!

04/20/2019
The Museum will be closed for Easter Sunday, but we will be open on Monday and you can catch the #Hitchcock classic, “...
04/19/2019

The Museum will be closed for Easter Sunday, but we will be open on Monday and you can catch the #Hitchcock classic, “Vertigo” in our theater at 2 p.m. The film is even included with your admission! #upcountrymuseum
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04/18/2019
Matinee Movies at the Museum All movies are included with your general admission!Matinee Movie - VertigoMatinee Movie - ...
04/18/2019

Matinee Movies at the Museum

All movies are included with your general admission!

Matinee Movie - Vertigo

Matinee Movie - The Birds

Matinee Movie - Rear Window

ON DISPLAY MAY 25  - SEPTEMBER 8, 2019..ADMISSION RATES:$9 - Adults$8 - Senior Adults (65+) & College Students with ID$7...
04/18/2019

ON DISPLAY MAY 25 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2019..

ADMISSION RATES:
$9 - Adults
$8 - Senior Adults (65+) & College Students with ID
$7 - Children ages 4-18
FREE for Children ages 3 & under

GENERAL ADMISSION TO THE UPCOUNTRY HISTORY MUSEUM ALSO INCLUDES ADMISSION & FULL ACCESS TO ALL TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS.

These are the only pictures I have from yesterday’s Toddler Time. If you came out, share your pictures and be sure to ...
04/17/2019

These are the only pictures I have from yesterday’s Toddler Time. If you came out, share your pictures and be sure to tag us in them. 😁 #yeahthatgreenville

04/15/2019

The tracks are down (fingers crossed they make it through the night) and we are almost ready for Toddler Time! Who’s coming out tomorrow morning?!
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Doors open at 10:00 a.m., so come on over and start your week out with some history! #UpcountryMuseum #GreenvilleSC #yea...
04/15/2019

Doors open at 10:00 a.m., so come on over and start your week out with some history! #UpcountryMuseum #GreenvilleSC #yeahTHATgreenville #UpstateSC #gvltoday

04/15/2019
We hope to see you at the #UpcountryMuseum this weekend! ...#upstatesc #greenvillesc #gvltoday #yeahTHATgreenville #upst...
04/12/2019

We hope to see you at the #UpcountryMuseum this weekend!
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The Museum will be open Monday, April 15. Come out and learn something new in #yeahTHATgreenville!
04/11/2019

The Museum will be open Monday, April 15. Come out and learn something new in #yeahTHATgreenville!

The Museum will be open Monday, April 15, and you can even enjoy a #HitchcockClassic at no extra cost. ...#HappySpringBr...
04/10/2019

The Museum will be open Monday, April 15, and you can even enjoy a #HitchcockClassic at no extra cost.
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#HappySpringBreak #GVLtoday #yeahTHATgreenville

Come out and explore the works of beloved children's author and illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, with our newest exhibition, ...
04/09/2019

Come out and explore the works of beloved children's author and illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, with our newest exhibition, "Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings." NOW OPEN!

Spring Break is coming! If you are looking for something to do, we've got you covered. We will be open Monday, April 15 ...
04/08/2019

Spring Break is coming! If you are looking for something to do, we've got you covered. We will be open Monday, April 15 AND Monday, April 22!

04/06/2019

Come one, come all! The animals are here until Noon and Family Fun Day goes through 2pm. #gvltoday #yeahthatgreenville #upstatesc

Address

540 Buncombe St
Greenville, SC
29601

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(864) 467-3100

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