"Bringing History to Life"

The Rice Museum Georgetown South Carolina


rice1The Rice Museum, known locally as The Town Clock, is located in the Old Market Building and is a prominent symbol of Georgetown County. Through dioramas, maps, artifacts and other exhibits, visitors to the Museum are enlightened to the history of a society dependent on the rice crop. Read more…

Hours & Admissions



Museum Hours
Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, last tour each day starts at 3:30 pm.

Sunday 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, Gallery and Gift Shop only.  Group tours on Sunday available with advance reservations.

Seniors (60 and over)…$5.00
Students (6-21)…$3.00
Children under 6 are free when accompanied by an adult
Group Rates available

Rice Museum Roof Donation

Early on the morning of Wednesday, September 25, 2013, fire broke out in a restaurant in the 700 block of Front Street, Georgetown, South Carolina. The Georgetown Fire Department responded immediately. As the fire crews were battling the blaze and explosion ripped through the building sending fire roaring down the block, setting other buildings afire. The apartments above the businesses were evacuated and the fire alarms went out to surrounding counties. Read more…

Multi Media Bar

Mansfield Plantation, a Legacy on the Black River

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Go Tell it on the Mountain Nativity

Go Tell it on the Mountain Nativity by Bruce Chandler. In pencil box, approximately 8...

Hark the Herald Angels Sing Nativity

Hark, the Herald Angels Sing, Nativity by Bruce Chandler. In lidded cedar box...

Silent Night Nativity

Silent Night Nativity by Bruce Chandler. Approximately 6 3/4 inches long, 2 3/4 high, 1...

We Three Kings Nativity

We Three Kings Natiivity by Bruce Chandler. Approximately 10 inches wide, 6 inches high....

Christ is Born Nativity

  ¬†Christ is Born Nativity by Bruce Chandler. Approximately 4x3x1 inch...

Oh Come All Ye Faithful

“Oh Come All Ye Faithful” nativity by Bruce Chandler. Angel and stars hover...

Bruce Chandler Nativity, tiny Altoids box

Angel hovers over figures of Mary, Joseph and infant Jesus. Gold glitter and gold...

Wood bowl by Pam and George Gross

New in our shop: “One Good Turn” by Georgetown residents Pam and George...

Sweetgrass Baskets by Mazie Brown

Traditional South Carolina sweet grass baskets by Mazie Brown. Please call or email for...