Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum 


Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum

An architectural treasure in its own right, the Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum is housed in a fireproof National Historic Landmark building and features interactive exhibits on the people, places, and movements that shaped the state and nation. Pairing personal manuscripts, maps, and artifacts with innovative technology, visitors experience illuminating moments in our country’s past. 

The museum is divided into six galleries: 

  • Exploration and Settlement
  • Building a State and a Nation
  • Secession, Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Natural Disasters and the Charleston Renaissance
  • Art, Literature and Culture
  • Rotating Exhibit

    Allow about an hour  to an hour and a half to view everything in the museum. The museum has metered street parking and is close to nearby public parking garages.


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Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum
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Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum Hours and Admission


Hours:
Tues. - Sat. 10 am - 4 pm
Sun. 1 pm - 4 pm
Last admission is 3:15 pm

Admission:
Adults (13+) $12
Senior (62+) $10
Military $10
Child (5-12) $5
Children 4 and under Free

Tickets are valid for two consecutive days


Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum Address and Map


SC Historical Society Museum
100 Meeting St
Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-3225
SC Historic Society Museum Website


Current and Upcoming Events
at the 
Charleston South
Carolina Historical Society Museum


What: Neighborhood Appreciation Days
When: Every Sunday in October
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Where: Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum
Admission: Free

Every Sunday in October, the South Carolina Historical Society Museum is offering FREE admission to all Tri-County residents. Simply show your license or other proof of residency in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties.


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