Sumter, South Carolina

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Sumter, South Carolina, USA

Attractions in Sumter, South Carolina

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Sumter Opera House 803-436-2616
    21 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a symbol of the character and nature of Sumter itself, the Sumter Opera House is a palatial architectural... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Sumter County Library 803-773-7273
    111 North Harvin Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Sumter Civic Center
    The Sumter County Library is open all week for research and reading pleasure wants and needs. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Sumter County Gallery of Art 803-775-0543
    200 Hasel Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Located in Sumter County’s Cultural Center
    Features rotating shows of traditional and contemporary art by local, regional, and nationally recognized artists. more info

  • Sumter County Museum 803-775-0908
    122 North Washington Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    This museum site was once the home of Revolutionary War hero, General Thomas Sumter, known as “The Fighting Gamecock,” and includes many exhibits that help explicate... more info  map

  • Sumter Gallery of Art 803-775-0540
    421 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    This gallery features local, regional and national changing exhibits in the antebellum home of late regional artist Elizabeth White. There is a permanent collection of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Croswell Park
    Crosswell Drive, Sumter, SC 29150
    This park features baseball fields, tennis courts, picnic grounds, and a playground. more info  map

  • Memorial Park
    110 North Salem Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Memorial Park is open to the public and includes tennis courts among it attractions. more info  map

  • Palmetto Park
    Off of Miller Road, Sumter, SC 29150
    One may enjoy the baseball fields, tennis courts, an amphitheatre, a playground and a picnic area at this park. more info  map

  • Riley Park
    North Church Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Riley Park is host to baseball games, wrestling matches, concerts, and many other events and activities. more info  map

  • Swan Lake Iris Garden 803-778-5434
    West Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Swan Lake Iris Garden offers one the chance to see all eight species of swans from around the world gliding lightly upon the dark swamp water of the lake that is... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Sue Pitts 803-773-1138
    550 Pringle Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    Sue Pitts offers customized driving tours of historic Sumter, Stateburg and the surrounding vicinity. more info  map

  • Triple T Charter & Tours 803-773-2767
    112 West Bartlette Street, Sumter, SC 29150
    This company specializes in historical and industrial tours of the area; at least twenty participants must be gathered in order to book a tour. more info  map


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