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Welcome to
Hilton Head Island's 
Authentic Gullah Museum

Customs, Traditions, and Stories is our culture!

' Our Journey'

'Our Journey' is the Gullah History on Hilton Head Island spoken in our own words. This film is our way of sharing our history and culture with you and showing you how important the Gullah Museum is for our future. We hope you enjoy our film and join our cause.  

Upcoming and Past Events

  • 9th Annual Ole Fashioned Oyster Roast
    9th Annual Ole Fashioned Oyster Roast
    Sat, Mar 09
    Hilton Head Island
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
    Hilton Head Island, 12 Georgianna Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA
    Join us for our 9th Annual Gullah Food Festival. There will be great music, storytelling, bouncy houses and face painting for the kids. Food vendors will be available for non-seafood eaters. Tell a friend. We'll see you there.
  • Old Fashioned Gullah Christmas
    Old Fashioned Gullah Christmas
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    Old Fashioned Gullah Christmas
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    An Old Fashioned Gullah Christmas is walk down memory lane to simpler times, good ole gatherings, singings, and spreading community love.
Home: Special Activities

The Story of Louise's Ancestors

Watch the incredible true story of how Louise's ancestors first came to Hilton Head Island.

Watch "Back in the Day" Historic Film

Through the Eyes of The Gullah Elders:

Groups of 10 or more have the opportunity to request now a screening of the Gullah culture film. 

Learn and inspire today as your group will benefit from this historic film, press the request now button to set up a time and date.

Home: Welcome

Meet the Board

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Founder & Executive Director

Louise Miller Cohen

Ancient Containers

Hours of Operation

The Museum is accessible by appointment only.

This allows for the best experience.

Contact Us

12 Georgianna Dr.
Hilton, Head, SC 29926

843-681-3254

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