Top 3 Museums Near Wander Surfside Beach

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 Natalie Kowalewski
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Top 3 Museums Near Wander Surfside Beach

It's no secret that Myrtle Beach is known for, well, the beach. But if you're looking for other places to visit during your stay at Wander Surfside Beach, museums can offer you the change of scenery you're looking for.

Without further ado, check out this quick guide for must-see museums around Myrtle Beach that are worth the trip.

Hollywood Wax Museum

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This museum outpost features celebrity wax figures, a souvenir store, a zombie lab, and a mirror maze, perfect for kids and families. All-access passes are $36.99 to $39.99 for guests aged 12 years old and above, $19.99 for children aged 4 to 11, and free for those below.

Tickets can be purchased in advance online. If you're traveling with a big group, you'll be glad to know that 15% off discounts are available for groups of 15 and above!

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

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  • Distance from Wander Surfside Beach: 6 miles 

  • Location: 3100 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29577

  • Hours: 10AM-4PM, Tuesday- Saturday 

  • Phone: (843) 238- 2510

  • Website: https://myrtlebeachartmuseum.org/ 

The Chapin Art Museum has a library, visual arts exhibits, and a classroom. The museum also has regular temporary shows featuring sculptures, ceramics, and photography.

It's also packed with educational programs, art classes, and special events on its roster so be sure to check out their website before your visit.

Wheels of Yesteryear

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Heads up, car enthusiasts. Wheels of Yesteryear is a museum for classic cars boasting over a hundred restored automobiles in the collection.

Approximately 50 cars are on display at a time and the showcased collection swaps annually, which means that you might see a different collection the next time you visit. Entry tickets are $11 for adults.

Bringing a big group can mean plenty of work but it doesn't have to be. Wander Concierge is just a text away to answer any questions you might have about your trip!

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