Sumter County Museum

122 N Washington ST
Sumter, SC 29150


The Sumter County Museum interprets the history of Old Sumter District through exhibits, living history and special programming. Located in the c. 1916 Williams-Brice House, the museum offers living history activities in the Carolina Backcountry Homestead (not wheelchair accessible), two c. 1812 buildings and six reconstructed buildings that depict the SC backcountry. The museum's archives houses extensive business records and personal papers. The museum's Heritage Education Center contains exhibits and a multi-media center.

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122 N Washington ST
Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: 803-775-0908


  • Admission : $3 adults; $1 ages 6-17
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Th-Sa 10am-5pm
  • Days and Holidays Closed : New Year's, Easter, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Su from June-Aug.
  • Checks Accepted
  • Visa/Master Card