Hours and Admission

Admission: Free

Hours: 10 am to 4:30 pm Daily
Closed New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

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Historical & Museum Society


The Historical & Museum Society supports the Parris Island Museum by providing for the preservation, perpetuation, publication and display of manuscripts, books, relics, pictures and other objects of historical significance.

Donations, Membership and Gift Shop purchases allow the Historical & Museum Society to support the Museum.  Visit our site to learn more: PIHMS


Marine Corps Recruit Depot

james mooreJames E. Moore: Sergeant Major, USMC (Ret)
Board Member


  • Command Liaison/Future Projects
  • Scholarship Advisory Panel

James was drafted into the Marine Corps in June 1969. He retired as a sergeant major in July 1996, after 27 years of service, while stationed at MCRD Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the East Coast Drill Instructors Association; National Chaplain for the Montford Point Marine Association and an Executive Committee member; and Chairman of the Sheldon Township Community Partnership Committee. James is currently the Vice President of the Parris Island Armed Services Bank.

He is married to Gwendolyn M. Moore, also a retired Marine sergeant major, and they have one daughter, Jammie.