In addition to being accredited with the American Alliance of Museums and a Smithsonian Affiliate, Culture & Heritage Museums are regularly recognized for excellence in many areas.


•  Achievement of Excellence Award for Huck's Defeat Battlefield Trail
Confederation of South Carolina Local Historical Societies



• Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits for "Way Back When: Ice Age Beasts of Carolina"
Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC)

 • 2014 Preserving our Places in History Project Award 
SC African American Heritage Commission



• 2013 Award of Achievement for "Way Back When: Ice Age Beasts of Carolina"
South Carolina Federation of Museums