Greater Mullins Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, June 24, 2017

The City of Mullins sprang from the growing, harvesting and selling of tobacco beginning in 1894. Proving that tobacco and farm life was the life-blood of the community, Mullins grew to become the largest tobacco market in South Carolina at one time. The Museum, which opened in August 1998, focuses on the growing of tobacco and rural farm life prior to 1950.


Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Closed Weekends.
Groups and tour buses are welcome by appointment!
Admission is $2.00 for Adults and $1.00 for Children & Seniors!





The Museum includes:
• A display showing the complete growing cycle and production of tobacco through to auction.
• Tobacco-related equipment, a wagon, re-constructed pole barn, & blacksmith tools.
• Special Exhibits
NEW: A research library with multi-media documentaries featuring local people. In October 2000, museum staff completed production of a new documentary video. "When Tobacco Was King" is a 15-minute dvd that depicts the relationship between Mullins and tobacco over the last 110 years. The dvd came from more than 50 hours of interviews conducted over a two-year period from residents of Horry, Dillon, and Marion Counties and was produced in cooperation with Clemson University. Copies of the dvd are offered for sale in the museum gift shop.

How to Find Us
The South Carolina Tobacco Museum is located in the historic train depot in downtown Mullins at the intersection of N.E. Front and Main streets. Mullins is in the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina. From I-95, take Hwy. 76 East into Mullins. From Myrtle Beach, take Hwy. 501 inland and then exit right onto Hwy. 41 North. There are ample parking spaces for vehicles, handicapped and tour buses.

For specific information, you may contact the SC Tobacco Museum at 843-464-8194 during normal business hours.  Or visit their website for more information.