Florence County Museum

This museum is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of objects that have significant value to the Florence County community and the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. The largest exhibit is the Pee-Dee History Gallery, which features cretaceous period reptile material, an 18-foot ancient bald Cyprus trunk sub-fossil, Native American, Colonial, and Civil War artifacts, and much more. Other past exhibitions have focused on history, the careers of local and regional artists, and Southern art. Groups may focus on certain exhibits according to classroom or scout badge interests. Coordinating art and history activities are also available.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 111 West Cheves Street, Florence, SC 29501. Florence County. Tel: 843-676-1200. Website: www.flocomuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 2PM-5PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies.

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Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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