Farmers Market is back Saturday, May 9th from 10am-2pm, then we have the Grand Opening of the Colleton Commercial Kitchen at 6pm.  Tickets for this event are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  Tickets include fine Southern food, drinks & a signature cocktail, great entertainment from some of Colleton's finest young talents, a book signing by David Shields, author of Southern Provisions.  We will also be hosting a first look of our new exhibit "All Day, All Night" the personal collection of Dr. Harold Rhodes dedicated to his friend, local educator Mr. Glenn Nixon.  Click for more info.

Perseverance, Vision & Duty: The B-25 Exhibit:  We are exhibiting a great selection of fascinating artifacts, photographs and models which pay homage to the B-25 bomber and 57th Bomb Wing that crippled the infrastructure and manufacturing facilities of the Axis forces during World War II.  Be sure to pay a visit and pay your respects to all those who served to deliver freedom in this, the 70th Year since D-Day.   Find the exhibit in the entrance hall to the Lowcountry Regional Airport terminal.  This exhibit was possible due to the kind donations of Barbara Ennis Connolly.

The Colleton Museum & Farmers Market is located at 506 E.Washington Street in the heart of downtown, Walterboro, SC, known as the “Front Porch of the Lowcountry.”  Admission is free and group tours are welcome, however, calling ahead is preferred.

The Farmers Market is open from May until the end of October on Tuesdays from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information or to schedule a group tour, call us at (843) 549-2303

The Gift Shop showcases gifts which represent the history and culture of Colleton County. The Colleton Museum Gift Shop is open during Museum hours.  Featuring the byline of the Museum with art, nature, and history items, it features children’s animal puppets, garden gifts, locally made goat’s milk soap, unique jewelry, recycled items, local books, and much more.

Colleton Museum & Farmers Market Awards

2012 Paul & Jacob Walter Award given by the Colleton County Historical & Preservation Society for Adaptive Use of an Historic Building

2012 J. Mitchell Graham Award presented by the South Carolina Association of Counties to the County (Colleton County) that has Excelled in Governmental Performance During the Past Fiscal Year.  For the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market project.

2012 Achievement Winner given by the National Association of Counties.  Award presented to Colleton County, SC, for its program, Museum/Farmers Market, in recognition of an effective and innovative program which contributes to and enhances County Government in the United States.

2012 American Planning Association, South Carolina Chapter, Award for Outstanding Planning Project, Small Jurisdiction.  Presented to Colleton County Museum & Farmers Market, Colleton County.

Staff Contacts:

Gary Brightwell  Director

Jill Chadwick, Assistant Director

Matt Mardell, Program Coordinator

Eartha Cunningham, Events Coordinator

Ted Chewning, Farmers Market Manager

Chad Carter - Commercial Kitchen Manager

Come See Us!

506 E Washington St, Walterboro, SC, 29488

506 E. Washington St.
Walterboro, SC  29488

Phone: 843-549-2303
Fax: 843-549-5775

Museum Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Noon until 6 p.m.
Wed. -- Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m - 2 p.m.

The mission of the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market is to preserve and promote the historical, natural, cultural, and agricultural heritage of Colleton County through the care and conservation of collections, research, interpretation, exhibitions and educational programs.

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