|Savannah River Site Museum
|Location: 224 Laurens St SW
|Description: Visitors can glimpse into life at the Savannah River Site (SRS) and learn more about South Carolina's role in winning the Cold War through a series of interactive exhibits. One such exhibit, "6,000 Stories," details life before the plant in the surrounding communities of Dunbarton, Ellenton and Meyer's Mill, whose residents relocated to make way for the 310 square mile plant. Additional exhibits include information on the Cold War, local fallout shelters, plant production, radiation, waste cleanup, space exploration and ecology.
Even after seven decades, the Savannah River Site remains one of the most influential entities in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), and is one of the CSRA's largest employers. Come discover its impact on our community from its mid 20th century origins through today.
Admission is free.
Located in the historic Dibble Memorial Library building. The Dibble Library was Aiken's first dedicated library building, named for prominent Aiken banker Henry M. Dibble. The original library's architecture and design have remained intact in the museum's foyer, though the building as since expanded.
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