The Market Common welcomes EdVenture, previously known as The South Carolina Children’s Museum, to its collection of retailers, restaurants, and entertainment offerings. About 15 minutes drive from Bay View Resort, you can take the family to discover new things and explore as they learn and have fun.
EdVenture is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to creating new generations of lifelong learners through museum experiences, afterschool programming, and camps. With a mission to inspire children, youth and the adults who care about them to experience the joy of learning as individuals, as families and as a community, EdVenture’s new location at The Market Common featuring a themed environment for learning and activity.
This location is focusing on aviation and astronomy – where children learn through hands-on exhibits incorporating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts, as well as aviation history and childhood skills development to nurture curiosity and spur interest in the aerospace careers that compose a significant percentage of the South Carolina workforce.
The exhibits range from an interactive space ship that has incorporated a climbing structure and even includes a “mission control”. Our Child size “house” with 60’s style interior, looping TV of moon landing, telescope interactive to view of the moon, and landing sites (library)
If you wanted to experience a cool interactive exhibit try the flight simulator (in conjunction with Pittsburg Institute of Aeronautics), after learning to fly, check out the two engines we have on exhibit to learn how the plane really gets in the air.
After a day of exploring and discovering, check out the many shops and restaurants and other entertainment options in The Market Commons.
Shopping ranges from Pottery Barn to White House Black Market and all the unique boutiques in between, beautifully landscaped walkways, park benches, rocking chairs, bubbling fountains – even a play area for the kids. From accessories, apparel and jewelry to home décor, books, music and sporting goods, the range of offerings is impressive and irresistible.
Dining options include a distinctive selection of outstanding restaurant experiences, The Market Common is in a class all its own. From renowned Chinese, Italian, and American cuisines to prime steaks and award-winning handcrafted beers, your biggest dilemma will be choosing where to go first.
Entertainment from bowling and billiards to Hollywood’s latest and greatest, there’s plenty of family fun to be had at The Market Common. So bowl a few frames, watch the new blockbuster, check out our exciting events or just enjoy the paths, parks, and nature in and around The Market Common.
Plan a trip today and enjoy everything Myrtle Beach has to offer, then you can head back to your home away from home at Bay View Resort.