• 18th century tents are set up in a lane.

    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

Indoor Activities

Rachael and Rebecca set up battle lines.

The museum has a discovery area for children.

Visitor Center

The museum contains Revolutionary War artifacts, a reproduction 3-pounder cannon, interpretive exhibits, and hands-on exhibits for children.

“Cowpens: A Battle Remembered" is a laser disk presentation shown hourly in the museum. The 18-minute show was filmed during the 225th anniversary of the battle and depicts the events of the battle. - Free

Fiber-optic Map Display illustrates the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution and the battle tactics employed by Daniel Morgan at Cowpens. (13 minutes) - Free

Sales Outlet operated by Eastern National offers books, posters, postcards, slides, and theme-related souvenirs for purchase.

Did You Know?

Cannon demonstration

The three-pounder Revolutionary War cannon was called a "Grasshopper" because it had a recoil of about 5 feet and looked somewhat like a grasshopper jumping when it was fired.