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Nestled in the Olde English District in the heart of historic downtown Lancaster, SC, USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center offers free admission six days a week in a 15,000 square foot state-of-the art facility, featuring 6,000 square feet of exhibit galleries.

Established in August of 2012, this comprehensive center for the study of South Carolina’s Native American peoples, their histories, and their cultures offers visitors the opportunity to view the single largest collection of Catawba Indian pottery in existence; study primary and secondary texts on Native Americans in the Southeast; participate in educational classes and programs; and observe archaeology, language, and folklore and oral history labs.