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Shop for unique, locally made South Carolina themed gifts from jewelry to books, food, toys and more.

Museum Hours

Open today from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Plan Your Visit

Discover an array of amazing SC themed gift items

Are you looking for unique, special gifts for family and friends?

The Cotton Mill Exchange offers a variety of unique items from beautiful linens and jewelry to decorative items for your home or office, gourmet food and more. The 4,000 square foot museum store features a spectacular range of unique gifts and food products representing the palmetto state.

Plus, when you shop local at the Cotton Mill Exchange you help support the mission of the South Carolina State Museum.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 12 – 5 p.m.
Mon: Closed
Tues. – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Connect with Us

Phone: 803.898.4967


State Employee Discount Week

Sun., May 5 - Sat., May 11

South Carolina State Employees receive 10% OFF purchases in the museum store this week! Plus, members who are also state employees get 20% off. Not a member? Join today!