Hampton Museum & Visitors' Center

15 Elm ST
Hampton, SC 29924


Housed in the 1892 Bank of Hampton Building, with its original bank vault and safe with handpainted doors still intact. The museum provides exhibits of regional Indian lore and collected artifacts, a Hampton Watermelon Festival (1939-present) historical display, medical equipment and a programmed computer to inform the public about the area. A military room, children's room, materials related to the atomic submarine the USS Hampton, and a 1930s-era beauty shop also are on display. Geneology information for this area is available. The building in on the National Register of Historic Places. Information on a self-guided walking tour available.

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15 Elm ST
Hampton, SC 29924

Phone: 803-943-5318
Fax: 803-943-2182


  • Admission : Free
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Tu, Th and Sa 2-5pm; Other times by appointment
  • Days and Holidays Closed : M,W, F and Thanksgiving & Christmas