The Coast / Riceboro

Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center & Museum

622 Ways Temple Rd.
Riceboro, GA 31323

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  • Get a taste of fresh sugarcane juice during the annual Sugarcane Harvest in the fall.

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  • Owner Jim Bacote tells the history of Geechee Kunda

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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. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Rate varies by event Call for fees

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Indoor Location

    Near Interstate Highway

    16, 95

    Special Tags

    Civil Rights, Film

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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    Riceboro Ricefest

    11/12/2016 - 11/12/2016

    The Riceboro Ricefest is an annual celebration held the second weekend of November honoring rice farming, which was a major economic activity in the coastal region of Liberty County in the City of Riceboro, Ga. The festival also commemorates the legacy of the people who lived in the coastal areas of the United States. These people were called Gullah Geechee and have influenced the coastal areas of North Carolina to northern Florida with their culture, through music, language and food. The fes... read more

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