The Community Museum Society, Inc.

We are The Community.

The Community Museum Society, Inc. (CMS) is a 501c3 non-profit organization set in beautiful downtown Lake City in the historic National Bean Market facility located at 111 Henry Street, Lake City, SC. The CMS is a multifaceted organization which encompasses numerous entities such as the Lake City Farmers Market, The Pee Dee National History Day Competition and Program, The Lynches Lake Historical Society and The CMS Visitors Center. The National Bean Market facility is a mini Civic Center for the town and rental venue. From weddings to conferences the facility is available to the public for their special occasion.

Ideal for Sophisticated Gatherings & Distinctive Entertaining.

The Community Museum Society offers exceptional opportunities to entertain family, friends, and colleagues. The Museum embraces an unique experience for an unforgettable event that guests will cherish for a lifetime. The Museum’s commitment to simple pleasures, the backdrop of a gorgeous historical landmark and southern hospitality makes this one of the Pee Dee’s most desired special event venues.

For corporations, The Museum offers a sought-after location to host your upcoming event from small-scale receptions to stunning black-tie galas. The Museum offers a venue that can be adapted for a variety of your organization's events from cocktail receptions, seated dinners, breakfasts events, luncheon meetings, business meetings and expos, executive retreats and more, are all executed to the highest standards in a venue that pairs the best of the old world with the new. The Museum provides a sound system and large screen for facility events.


Events Calendar

We look forward to working with you to create your own special event.

Please contact The Museum to inquire about booking dates and event options.
Business Office Manager: Anne Marcengill  843-374-1500   or   Email: