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facebook linkThe Sumter County Museum is a private non-profit institution whose mission is to promote the history of Old Sumter District through the preservation and exhibition of objects, manuscripts, and documents, which relate the story of this area of South Carolina. The museum includes the Williams-Brice House (1916), the Heritage Education Center (2003), the Carolina Backcountry Homestead, and the Temple Sinai Jewish History Center

The museum's hours are Thursday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The admission fee is $5.00 for Adults (18-64), $2.00 Students (6-17) and Seniors (65+), and Free for 5 and Under as well as Museum Members. Combination tickets available for visiting the Sumter County Museum and Temple Sinai Jewish History Center. $8.00 for Adults (18-64), $3 Students (6-17) and Seniors (65+), and Free 5 and Under and Museum Members. Combo tickets are good for one week.

The Sumter County Museum encourages the use of the Ross S. McKenzie Hall and Martha Brice Gardens by cultural, historical, and civic organizations as well as private individuals for small receptions and gatherings.
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We are a Blue Star Museum
We offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families
from Memorial Day to Labor Day.




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Sumter County Museum
122 North Washington Street
P.O. Box 1456
Sumter, SC 29151-1456
Phone 803-775-0908
Hours: Thurs-Sat 10:00-5:00 Closed Holidays
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