Showcasing the natural history of the Carolina Piedmont and its connections to the rest of the world with award-winning exhibitions and nature-based programs. In 2021 a new permanent Ice Age exhibit opened. The Naturalist Center offers over 2,000 flora and fauna specimens. Travel the cosmos from the comfort of your seat in the Settelmyre Planetarium with state-of-the-art digitally projected shows. Playful learning spaces await the youngest visitors. Pick up a reminder of your visit at The Museum Store from its selection of local goods and nature-themed gifts. Outside is a picnic facility and nature trail.
Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm. Admission fee for non-members. Group rates available. 4621 Mt. Gallant Rd. Rock Hill (I-77, exit 82-C). (803) 329-2121. http://chmuseums.org/myco