From one room and humble beginnings to more than 12,000 square feet of gallery space, the award-winning Anderson County Museum (ACM) has been sharing the history of Anderson County and South Carolina since 1983. As a collecting museum with 25,000 plus artifacts, there is always something new to discover! From transportation and mercantile to textiles and education, you can explore and learn. As a key element in the cultural and intellectual landscape of Upstate South Carolina, our gallery boasts an environment of inclusion where diverse audiences find meaning in our shared past and have healthy discussions about history.
If you are into genealogy and your family lineage, visit our Roper Research Room. You may learn something new about your family tree through our books, photographs, and manuscripts. Every Tuesday there are seasoned volunteers to help you find what you need.
Even if you have visited before, there is always something fresh to experience at the admission free Anderson County Museum. Our artifact-driven approach means our galleries are never static, but offer fun and exciting exhibits, events, and programs monthly. Make plans now to connect with history during your trip to Anderson, South Carolina.