The Coast / Riceboro

Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center & Museum

622 Ways Temple Rd.
Riceboro, GA 31323

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  • Photo by Tammy Lee Bradley

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  • Owner Jim Bacote tells the history of Geechee Kunda-Photo by Tammy Lee Bradley

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  • Photo by Tammy Lee Bradley

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  • Get a taste of fresh sugarcane juice during the annual Sugarcane Harvest in the fall.-Photo by Tammy Lee Bradley

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A center dedicated to teaching and preserving the heritage and life of the Geechee culture. Geechee Kunda is a living museum filled with African art, textiles, paintings, tools and craftwork used by the Gullah Geechees from the 1700s to the 1900s.Located in Riceboro, a former rice and indigo plantation, Geechee Kunda is home to numerous artifacts. The museum also features local artisans, singers, shouters and dancers at community events which are held throughout the year. The site is manned during the week but please schedule any appointments prior to visiting!

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    Rate varies by event Call for fees

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Indoor Location

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Special Tags

    Civil Rights

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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