DECEMBER 24th-28th: Our facilities will be closed for holiday. Merry Christmas!
JANUARY 1st: New Years Day - Closed
JANUARY 16th: MLK Day - Closed

JANUARY 20th: Jenks Farmer Gardening Program 10am - 3pm
                           Spring Ahead: A Guide to Southern Bulbs
                           Art In The Garden: A Perspective From A Third Generation Artist

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 Marketplace 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


Eartha Cunningham, Events Coordinator


Ted Chewning, Farmers Market Manager


Matt Mardell, Colleton Commercial Kitchen Manager

Jennie Meetze, Programming Director


Come See Us!

506 E Washington St, Walterboro, SC, 29488
Location

506 E. Washington St.
Walterboro, SC  29488

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


Email:museum@colletoncounty.org


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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