Educational Things To Do in Myrtle Beach


With so many nearby attractions your child can experience history, art, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), nature, and physical education while visiting our oceanfront Myrtle Beach resort. Discover the top educational things to do in Myrtle Beach during your next trip to Myrtle Beach.

Edventure Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843-839-0475

This 3,000 sq. ft. venue located in Market Common is an engaging children’s museum focused on the encouragement of learning through play. Children can enhance their STEM learning through aviation and astronomy exhibits that include a flight simulator, interactive mission control, model aircraft and more!


Phone: 843-626-9962

This famous “upside down house” at Broadway at the Beach is an interactive museum that combines entertainment with education. Children can experience physical education, art, STEM, and imaginative play through hands on exhibits and interactive displays found in their numerous “Wonder Zones”.

Ripley’s Aquarium

Phone: 843-916-0888

Conveniently located at Broadway at the Beach, this attraction allows you to get up close and personal with marine life. This underwater adventure encompasses science, math, social studies and more through fun marine based educational exhibits. Children can view species from the coral reef, sea turtles, sharks, stingrays and even penguins through their new Penguin Playhouse exhibit.

Alligator Adventure

Phone: 843-361-0789

Learn about natural wetland habitats at this 15-acre self-guided zoo featuring one of the largest collection of reptiles. In addition to alligators, you can also view frogs, snakes, turtles, lizards and other exotic birds and mammals.

Dino Park

Phone: 843-808-9619

Enjoy prehistoric learning through animatronic life sized dinosaurs at Dino Park. Located at Broadway at the Beach your family will be amazed to see these pre-historic creatures and dig for fossils in a truly unique experience.

Brookgreen Gardens

Phone: 843-235-6000

Located a short drive away in Murrells Inlet, immerse your children in art, history, nature and Gullah Geechee culture at one of the most popular area attractions. There are many things to do on this 9,100 acre facility such as the Children’s Discovery Room, Children’s Nature & Sensory Trail, Enchanted Storybook Forest, Low Country Zoo and beautiful garden trails and sculptures.

Myrtle Beach State Park

Phone: 843-238-5325

This 312 acre state park conveniently located on the south end of Myrtle Beach is home to native wildlife and gorgeous beaches. Kids can explore and learn through numerous nature trails, scavenger hunts and a Nature Center that offers saltwater aquariums, interactive displays, and more.

Huntington Beach State Park

Phone: 843-237-4440

Located in Murrells Inlet, this 2500 acre state park is another perfect atmosphere for educational learning through exploring nature. This is also the winter home of artist and sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington and you can tour this historic landmark while visiting.

Hobcaw Barony

Phone: 843-546-4623

This privately owned research reserve located near Georgetown, SC provides a wonderful educational experience for all ages. With over 16,000 acres of ecosystems along the coast, one can learn about environmental sciences and the history of plantation life. Tours are available daily.

Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum

Phone: 843-238-2510

Experience art with a visit to Myrtle Beach’s local art museum located on the south strand. With 10 galleries, an art studio and a resource library you can view pieces of work from a variety of artists. The best part about this experience is free admission for everyone.

If you’re ready to explore all the fun educational activities Myrtle Beach has to offer, book your stay at Sea Crest Resort today. Our oceanfront resort offers a variety of comfortable accommodations and on-site amenities to enjoy when you’re not learning on the Grand Strand!