A visit to the Port Royal Sound Foundation’s Maritime Center is a must! The Maritime Center is the “go to” place for discovering the Port Royal Sound. It is dedicated to advancing awareness of the Port Royal Sound and its contributions to the environmental, cultural and economic well-being of our area.
Located on the Chechessee River, the Maritime Center has exhibits that appeal to all ages, from a life-sized Megalodon jaw to a 3,000-gallon aquarium featuring local marine life. The Maritime Center features work from local artists as well as photos and artifacts that help tell the story of how the Sound’s has influenced our rich history and culture.
The Maritime Center offers programs and events for the whole family. A full calendar of events can be found on the Port Royal Sound Foundation website or their Facebook page.
The Maritime Center is located between Bluffton and Beaufort at 310 Okatie Highway (US 170) at the south end of the Chechessee River Bridge. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
For more information, contact:
Port Royal Foundation’s Maritime Center (843-645-7774)