Museums in Spartanburg

Wondering what museums there are in Spartanburg? There are a number of them and they are an excellent place to spend a rainy day. Here’s a list off Spartanburg area museums. Check one out the next time you are looking for something to so indoors in Spartanburg!

Looking for more things to do inside? Check out our Indoor Guide to Spartanburg.

Spartanburg Art Museum

864.582.7616 | 200 E Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

The Spartanburg Art Museum also offers family programming on the second Sunday of every month from September-April. Free admission (donations accepted)

Spartanburg Regional History Museum

864.596.3501 | 200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Permanent exhibitions of the earliest Native American settlements in the county to the commercial hub of the 20th century. Free admission (donations accepted)

John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center

864.583.2777 | 200 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Interactive exhibits, live animals and an extensive collection of fossils, bones, rocks and minerals will encourage a love of science.

Hub City Railroad Museum

864.596.3501 | 298 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg, SC

It showcases the history of Spartanburg’s railroads with views of local train lines. See trains and models up close!

TCMU Greenville

(864) 233-7755 | 300 College Street, Greenville, SC

With a giant indoor play space and lots of unique fun exhibits, The Children’s Museum is naturally the go-to rainy day spot in Greenville. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate also has programs available for children. most of which are free with admission. Note: The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is closed on Mondays from after labor day-before memorial day with the exception of several school holidays.

The Children's Museum of the Upstate - Spartanburg

864.233.7755 | 130 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg, SC

TCMU opened the Spartanburg museum in May 2018. This children’s museum has tons of hands-on activity areas for children five years and under. Those with a TCMU Greenville membership may visit both museums.

Hands On! Children’s Museum

828.697.8333 | 318 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC

Interactive exhibits, science programs and tons of hands-on activities to stimulate imagination and learning in nearby Hendersonville.

Upcountry History Museum

864.467.3100 | 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

This regional history museum has an interactive children’s section with revolving exhibits that focus on early literacy. Past exhibits have included Curious George and Dr. Seuss.