Take A Look Around
Blackville Heritage Museum
Plan your visit to the Blackville Heritage Museum. Enjoy historic local artwork, Indigenous artifacts, antique pottery and more. Open by appointment.
Living History Park
Relive history at the Living History Park in North Augusta! From baking and cleaning to blacksmithing and shooting demonstrations, discover Colonial Times at this 7.5 acre park. The park is open to visitors during daylight hours throughout the year and hosts seasonal reenactments. Take an audio tour of the park on your phone and bring the park to life.
Aiken County Historical Museum
Housed in one of two Winter Colony mansions open to the public, the Aiken County Museum is your go-to source to discover what makes Aiken County unique. Explore a 1890s schoolhouse, find out about the development of the Winter Colony and discover the impact of industry, from textile mills to the Savannah River Site. The museum also hosts several family friendly events throughout the year.
Discover Our State Parks
Thoroughbred Country is home to four South Carolina State Parks each with their own unique features. Enjoy the longest free flowing blackwater river in North America, African American history, a preserved Civil War battlefield, artesian wells and family fun recreation.
Aiken State Park was built in 1934 along the free-flowing Edisto River. Visitors will enjoy a combination of camping, history, swimming, paddling and more.
This 369-acre historic site is home to a rich and varied history. Former South Carolina Governor, JH Hammond and four generations of his family, as well as numerous enslaved families and their descendants lived at Redcliffe. Take a guided tour of the Greek Revival mansion and extant slave quarters. Or explore the grounds of Redcliffe Plantation on your own.