Special Events

History After Dark

A new Upcountry History Museum lecture series that mixes historical research with contemporary topics for a unique experience.

Thursday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, 
Author of A Slave in the White House and
The Original Black Elite

Exploring Shifting Prospects for African Americans
From 1800 to 1920 through Biography

Tickets: $20 per person, 10% discount for Museum Members
Ticket includes: lecture and dessert. Book signing optional. Books available for purchase through the Museum Store.

RSVP – 864-467-3100

“The slave went free; stood a brief moment in the sun; then moved back again toward slavery.” – W.E.B. Dubois


Upcountry History & Sightseeing Bus Tours

Experience Historic Content Combined with
Great Storytelling & Legendary Locations

Discover the Upcountry South Carolina. Journey through time to experience the Upcountry’s dynamic history and rich culture through amazing stories and surprising secrets. Experienced guides lead guests on destination adventures, providing inspiring stories of extraordinary people and places. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a seasoned veteran, tours are designed to excite your imagination, enlighten, and inspire. Reserve your epic journey today for an unforgettable Upcountry experience.

Tours depart from the Upcountry History Museum at 10:00 am, are limited to 20 guests per tour, and include a Duke’s Sandwich Company lunch.

Call 864-467-3100 to reserve your seat.

Spring 2018 Tours – Sold Out

  • The Upcountry’s Dark Corner
    February 3, 2018
  • Building an Empire: Greenville’s Textile Crescent
    March 3 and April 7, 2018

Future tours to be announced.

The Last Speakeasy
January 26, 2018

From flappers in feathers to dapper Dans, see the costumes and relive the fun from our last Speakeasy!

Mrs. Claus’s Gingerbread Workshop
December 2, 2017

See photos of the fabulous frosting fun we had at this year’s event!

Jan Brett
Demonstration & Book Signing
November 30, 2017

See photos of the event!

Fall Flavor

See photos of our 2017 Fall Flavor event.

See photos of our 2016 event.

Save the date: Fall Flavor, September 27, 2018!