Field Trips 

 

 

 

 

Regional History Museum

Regional History Museum

Regional History Museum

The History Museum showcases and captures our region’s life from before European explorers to the present. include a walk through time-line from the early days of Spanish explorers like Juan Pardo to the late 20th Century with special focus on Spartanburg’s rich textile heritage, Spartanburg’s involvement in fight for American independence, World Wars I and II training camps in Spartanburg, Spartanburg “By the Numbers,” Where People Meet, a Decorative Arts Gallery featuring Spartanburg and Piedmont area furniture, pottery, quilts, samplers and artwork, and special temporary exhibits throughout the year. All programs in the Museum meet specific state academic standards in Social Studies and English Language Arts. These programs are available for all types of groups from students to Senior Adults and are modified to serve any audience.

Tour: $5 Adults, $3 Seniors & Veterans, $2 Students, Free 2 & under
Tour with Activity: $4 per student, Limit 40 

Contact Person: Colleen Twentyman at colleen.twentyman@spartanburghistory.org

 

Walnut Grove Plantation

Walnut Grove Plantation

Walnut Grove Plantation

Walnut Grove Plantation’s guided tours and living history activities tell the stories of the free and enslaved people who settled South Carolina’s Backcountry and the rest of Britain’s American colonies, who fought for independence, and who, in the end, built a new nation. 

Guided Tour Only: $3 per student
Guided Tour with Living History Activity: $6 per student
Adult chaperones, $5 each; School employees, FREE
Groups of 10 to 100 students. 

Picnic shelter and child-friendly gift shop on site. 

Contact Person: Rebekah Cockrell at rebekah.cockrell@spartanburghistory.org

Complete the Walnut Grove Field Trip Reservation Form HERE. (PDF copy available HERE)

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Historic Price House

Historic Price House

Historic Price House

*Price House is closed until further notice*

Price House guided tours and living history activities tell how free and enslaved residents transformed the frontier Backcountry into the antebellum Upcountry through improved roads and communications, more non-farm businesses, and an explosion in cotton farming and slave labor.

Guided Tour Only: $3 per child
Guided Tour with Living History Activity: $5 per child
Adult chaperones, $5 each; School employees, FREE
Groups of 10 to 60 children; maximum group total of 70 children & adults

Picnic area on site.

Contact Person: Rebekah Cockrell at rebekah.cockrell@spartanburghistory.org

Seay House

Seay House

Seay House

The Seay House shares the stories of women in the late 1800s through the lens of three Seay sisters who
lived in the home and ran their self-sufficient farm. The Seay House is believed to be the oldest house inside
the city limits of Spartanburg. Evidence indicates that it was built prior to 1850.
 

Guided Tour Only: $3 per child
Guided Tour with Living History Activity: $5 per child
Adult chaperones, $5 each; School employees, FREE
Maximum group total of 40 children & adults

Contact Person: Rebekah Cockrell at rebekah.cockrell@spartanburghistory.org

Complete the Seay House Field Trip Reservation Form HERE. (PDF copy available HERE)

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