Less Traveled 2010

Tracy Pou

SOUTH CAROLINA INSIDER

 

Learn about wild turkeys at museum center in Edgefield

Posted 12/6/2010 11:08:00 AM

The holiday season is here and now is the perfect time to visit the only museum in the world dedicated to the wild turkey. The Wild Turkey Center and Winchester Museum in Edgefield has dozens of exciting and interactive displays.

You can take a guided tour of the 7,200 square foot facility and learn about the history of the North American wild turkey through 3-D displays, take up the art of the turkey call by using everyday materials like turtle shells rubber and wood or explore the site’s 100-acre Outdoor Education Center, which includes a wetland habitat, nature trails and more.

The Wild Turkey Center and Winchester Museum is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (800) THE NWTF for more information.