Myrtle Beach Museums and Educational Activities
Just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean you can broaden your horizons. Stay at Springmaid Beach Resort’s amazing oceanfront Myrtle Beach accommodations and you will be located close to some of the best museums and education activities that South Carolina has to offer. Even the kids will have fun at these places.
Children’s Museum of South Carolina – Great for families with children of all ages. The Children’s museum of South Carolina invites children’s of all ages to come touch, play, explore and learn. With activities like learning fractions by baking pizzas, a hurricane simulator, hunting for fossils, a recycling center and now even big bank – there is something to catch every kid’s interest.
Burroughs & Chapin Art Museum- Located right outside of Springmaid’s Beach Resorts front doors, the Burroughs & Chapin Art Museum houses breathtaking contemporary art exhibits sure to interest the entire family. Exhibits change periodically throughout the year in the museums 11 different galleries. The museum is actually a restored 1920’s beach cottage which gives the museum a rustic homey flair to it while still being architecturally interesting.
Battleship North Carolina- If you don’t mind taking a little drive on your vacation, the Battleship North Carolina is sure to delight the military buff and sea captain in your family. Located about an hour away in Wilmington, North Carolina the USS North Carolina is a decommissioned WWII battleship. The ships saw its heyday in the pacific theater of WWII. You can spend hours exploring the various decks seeing where its officers, slept, ate and worked every day. Get a chance to steer the ship, start the engines or even fire a gun. Kids and adults of all ages will have a great day and learn some amazing United States history exploring this battleship.
If these museums sound like the perfect educational getaway for you and your family, call one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff members today to book your vacation. Don’t forget that we are one of the best Myrtle Beach hotels on Ocean Blvd and that we offer amazing last minute deals to Myrtle Beach.