Hours and Admission

Admission: Free

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

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PhoneMuseum: 843-228-2951

PhoneGift Shop: 843-228-2166

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

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Area History

Learn about the history dating back thousands of years to today of Life on Parris Island, Beaufort and the surrounding islands.


Memories Project

Submit stories and memories of Parris Island and the Marine Corps.