The Coast / Riceboro

Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center & Museum

622 Ways Temple Rd.
Riceboro, GA 31323

912-884-4440
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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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  • Owner Jim Bacote tells the history of Geechee Kunda-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

    95

    Special Tags

    Civil Rights

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • 13th Annual Sugarcane Harvest & Crafts Show

    13th Annual Sugarcane Harvest & Crafts Show

    11/25/2017 - 11/25/2017

    Enjoy sugarcane grinding, syrup cooking, sweet grass basket sewing, quilting and more! This event celebrates the fall harvest, Thanksgiving and the Gullah Geechee culture and heritage. Featuring hourly performances by groups such as the Gullah Geechee Shouters, music and dance demonstrations, instrument making demos and storytelling. Co-Directors Jim and Pat Bacote and the staff are dedicated to presenting, preserving, and perpetuating the time honored cultural traditions of the Gullah-Geeche... read more

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