Isn’t it fun to see how things are made? To gain an understanding of what makes something tick…
South Carolina Cotton Museum
Exhibits of farm and manufacturing equipment that span two centuries allow visitors to experience the cotton culture and way of life from the field to the factory. On display in the museum are classic spinning machines, cotton wagon and cotton art. Open 10AM-4PM. Gift shop with lots of cotton goodies and garments. Admission: $6 Adults | $4 Seniors 121 W. Cedar Lane, Bishopville | 803.484.4497
Charleston Tea Plantation
Home to American Classic Tea. This true working tea farm presents a unique learning experience. You’ll find out about the green tea leaf produced on the farm which boasts 127-acres of tea plants and a working tea factory. Learn all about the history, harvesting and production of the South’s favorite beverage–tea! Video tour of factory and farm or enjoy a narrated tour of the grounds by trolley. Open 7 days. 6617 Maybank Hwy, Wadmalaw Island | 843.559.0383
BMW Zentrum Museum
Learn all about the BMW brand from its beginnings in aviation and motorsports to its global prominence. View rare vehicles from BMW’s past, such as the famous Isetta “Bubblecar”, motorcycles and Art Cars by prominent figures like Andy Warhol, Frank Stella and Roy Lichtenstein.
Explore what’s new in the latest technology in transportation safety and environmental engineering with the Hydrogen Car. For BMW enthusiast, it’s the ultimate backstage pass!
GUIDED TOUR OPTIONS
Combination Walking/Riding Tram Tours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, guests can experience a two-hour, combination walking/tram ride tour. This tour departs from the BMW Zentrum Museum and guests will be guided through the production process and return to board a bus for the riding tram portion of the tour. Departure times are 9AM; 11:30AM; 12PM and 2PM. (10 guests per tour) $20 for adults.
Walking tours are Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Only 20 guests are permitted per tour. Departure times are: 9:30AM; 10:15AM; 12:15PM; 1PM and 1:45PM. $10.
Advance reservations are required. Museum is open Mon – Fri from 9:30am – 5:30pm. 1400 Highway 101 S., Greer. 864.802.5300. www.bmwusfactory.com