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Mace Brown Museum of Natural History

Hours:  Daily (including weekends) from 11-4 except for Wednesdays

Admission:  Free! Donations welcome!

Contact:  843.953.5589

The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences is home to a Natural History Museum that displays more than 3,000 fossil specimens.  The displays include: Dinosaurs, Crinoids, Oligocene Mammals of North America, Mosasaurs, Cave Bears, Pleistocene Mammals of the Carolinas, Fossil Shark’s Teeth Through Time, Ocean Life Through Time, Fossil Plants, “Megalodon” Shark Jaw, Freshwater Fishes, and Fossils of Mammoths and Mastodons.  The museum is open to the public, and is manned by geology majors who work as student docents who can deliver guided tours.  The museum is located on the second floor of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building at 202 Calhoun Street.  It is open every day except Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations are gladly accepted.  School groups or other public groups that would like to visit the museum should call 843.953.5589 (Geology Department Office), or email to schedule their visit.

As the museum continues to grow, your support is greatly appreciated! Please choose "other" when donating and use fund number R548 when you visit the Foundation giving page.  If you have unique ways to contribute to this wonder museum, please contact Dr. Carew or Mace Brown.

View our museum brochure here.

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