Lunchbox Learning

Spend your lunchtime at the Museum learning about interesting and sometimes unexpected aspects of history. Presentations are held in the Museum’s theater and feature both high quality sound and cinematic video experiences.

Programs run from 12 Noon – 1:00 PM
FREE to members – Regular admission for other guests
Drinks and Dessert Provided

For reservations call the museum at 864-467-3100 or  info@upcountryhistory.org.

Music of the Steam Engine Era

June 19 at Noon
Presenter: Carol Gibson

In honor of the current special exhibition, “Thomas and Friends: Explore the Rails,” producer Carol Gibson visits the Museum to share her love of music inspired by and about the steam engine era. Enjoy an afternoon of music and history.


Upcoming Lunchbox Learning Programs Include:

  • July 17 – The Real Alice (Presented by: Kathryn Smith)
  • August 21 – American Railroad History (Presented by: Dr. Roger Grant, Clemson University)
  • September 18 – Lewis Carroll, Behind the Looking Glass (Presented by Dr. David Coombs, Clemson University)
  • October 23 – In Dogs We Trust (Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Makala, Furman University)
  • November 13 – Veterans Panel: From Soldier to Civilian, Surviving the Transition
  • December 11 – Hitler’s Last Christmas: The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge (Presented by: Donald Kilburg)


Lunchbox Learning is sponsored by: