The award-winning Anderson County Museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts that document the history of Anderson County and South Carolina. We educate a diverse audience by creating a place where visitors find meaning in learning the local, regional, and national significance of Anderson and South Carolina.
-- To engage and inspire people of every age to embrace the knowledge and insight gained from history.
-- To create an engaging environment where learning about history is fun and meaningful.
-- To educate diverse audiences by creating a place where visitors find meaning in learning the local, regional, and national significance of Anderson County, South Carolina, and its residents.
-- To serve as a catalyst for cultural tourism in Anderson County and strengthen the intellectual landscape of Upstate SC.
-- Education and a culture of inclusion.
-- Creating exhibits and programs which inspire insightful discussions about history that broaden the perspectives of visitors.
-- Preservation and stewardship of historical resources and of all artifacts in our collection.