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Ruff’s Old Store Museum

135 S. Palmer St.
Ridgeway, SC 29130
Phone:
(803) 337-2000

This is the original, first store in Ridgeway which opened in the 1840s. It is now a museum showcasing an historic general store with artifacts from all periods of operation including merchandise, invoices, and ledgers. It is actually operated by the 7th generation of Ruffs in the family business, young Doug and Louise Ruff (12 and 9 years old, respectively). Doug was recently featured in the new book Legendary Locals of Fairfield County. Open Saturdays 11-3 (May through November) or by appointment. Group tours available year-round. Admission: $1.00 (ages 6+).