Visit these historical, cultural and natural sites

of Aiken County!

Know before you go.

Please check with each of these sites for their current hours of operation and visitation guidelines.

Museums
Aiken County Historical Museum

Explore Aiken County's history from the Native American era to modern times. 

433 Newberry Street SW

Aiken, South Carolina 29801
museum@aikencountysc.gov

www.aikencountymuseum.org

Tel: 803-642-2015

Arts & Heritage Center
of North Augusta

Exhibits feature regional arts and history with a 2,300 sq.ft. permanent interactive history exhibit. 

100 Georgia Avenue

North Augusta, South Carolina 29841

director@artsandheritagecenter.com

www.artsandheritagecenter.com

Tel: 803-441-4380

Aiken Train Museum

The ATM has nine dioramas that depict the towns along the original South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company right of way.

406 Park Avenue SE

Aiken, South Carolina

www.aikenrailroaddepot.org

Tel: 803-293-7846
 

Beech Island Historical Society & Visitors Center

The visitors center tells the story of Beech Island, one of the oldest European settlements in South Carolina.

144 Old Jackson Highway

Beech Island, South Carolina 29842

www.beechislandhistory.org

Tel: 803-867-3600

Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum

Features both flat racers and steeplechase horses, from 1942 through the present with photos, trophies and other memorabilia. 

135 Dupree Place (inside Hopelands Gardens)

Aiken, South Carolina 29801
halloffame@cityofaiken.gov

www.aikenracinghalloffame.com

Tel: 803-642-7631

Center for African American History, Art & Culture

Showcases the Aiken African American population’s involvement in the arts and a forum for celebrating Aiken’s diversity.

120 York Street NE

Aiken, South Carolina 29801
www.caahac.org

Tel: 803-226-0269

North Augusta Living History Park

Recreates 18th-century life in the area by hosting festivals and concerts.

299 West Spring Grove Avenue

North Augusta, South Carolina 29841

lynn@colonialtimes.us

www.colonialtimesus.wordpress.com

Tel: 803-979-9776

Redcliffe Plantation

Operated by the SC Parks systems, this 1859 Greek Revival house is interpreted to the time of James Henry Hammond. 

181 Redcliffe Road

Beech Island, South Carolina 29842

redcliffe@scprt.com

www.southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe

Tel: 803-827-1473

Salley Museum

Memorabilia of the Salley family (1735) and the Sardis Baptist Church (1950) are featured.

218 Pine Street

Salley, South Carolina 29137
Tel: 803-258-3306

Savannah River Site Museum

Experience stories of the Savannah River Site and learn about SRS's role in winning the Cold War.

244 Laurens Street SW

Aiken, South Carolina 29801
srsmuseum@gmail.com

www.srsheritagemuseum.org

Tel: 803-648-1437

Wagener Museum

Journey back in time to the era of the family farm and the "Swamp Rabbit" train.

12 Short Street

Wagener, South Carolina 29164
wagenermuseum@yahoo.com

www.wagenersc.com/content/wagener-museum

Tel: 803-218-8631

Galleries
Aiken Center for the Arts

The Center features regular gallery exhibits by local, state, regional and national artists.

122 Laurens Street SW

Aiken, South Carolina 29801
acaac@bellsouth.net

www.aikencenterforthearts.org

Tel: 803-641-9094

Natural History
Aiken State Park

The 1,067-acre park offers picnicking, biking, camping, fishing, boating, hiking, geocaching, and a seasonal swimming area.

1145 State Park Road

Windsor, South Carolina 29856 

www.southcarolinaparks.com/aiken

Tel: 803-649-2857
 

Audubon's Silver Bluff Sanctuary

Audubon’s Silver Bluff Sanctuary is a 3,400-acre woodland overlooking the Savannah River.

4542 Silver Bluff Road

Jackson, South Carolina 29831
www.sc.audubon.org/visit/silver-bluff

Tel: 
 

Visitor Centers
Thoroughbred Country SC

Consisting of Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg and Barnwell Counties, TCSC is one of 11 state-appointed tourism regions in South Carolina

P.O. Box 850

Aiken, South Carolina 29802

tourism@lscog.org

www.tbredcountry.org

Tel: 803-649-7981
Toll Free: 1-888-834-1654

Aiken County Visitors Center

Plan your trip to beautiful, historic Aiken County.

133 Laurens Street NW

Aiken, South Carolina 29801

tourism@aikencountysc.gov
www.discoveraikencounty.com

Tel: 803-642-7557

Aiken Visitors Center

Plan your trip to the City of Aiken.

406 Park Avenue SE

Aiken, South Carolina 29801

visitorscenter@cityofaiken.gov
www.visitaikensc.com

Tel: 803-293-7846

Toll Free: 1-888-245-3672