All Aiken County Government Offices will be closed November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving Day Holiday.
All Aiken County Government Offices will be closed November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving Day Holiday.

Historical Museum


Brenda Baratto, Executive Director

Historical Museum (Banksia)

433 Newberry St SW

Aiken, SC 29801


Hours:

 Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00, Sunday: 2:00-5:00



The Museum is housed in a 1930's Winter Colony mansion named "Banksia". Its 3.5 acre grounds are also home to a 1890's one-room schoolhouse and a log cabin built in 1808. The purpose of the Aiken County Historical Museum, under the direction of the Aiken County Historical Commission, is to collect and preserve historical material relating to Aiken County, to display and interpret such information to the public. There is no charge to visit the Museum. Hours are Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:00; Sunday 2:00 - 5:00.

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