Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum
An architectural treasure, the Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum is housed in a fireproof National Historic Landmark building. The museum 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 Hours and Admission
Tues. - Sat. 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Monday and Sunday
Last admission is 3:15 pm
Adults (13+) $12
Senior (62+) $10
Child (6-17) $8
Children 4 and under Free
Tickets are valid for two consecutive days
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Current and Upcoming Events
at the Charleston South
Carolina Historical Society Museum
What: Maps and Madeira
When: Fri. June 9, 2023
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Where: Charleston South Carolina Historical Society Museum
Admission: Members $20 / Non-Members $35
Join the South Carolina Historical Society in the historic Fireproof Building for an exclusive exhibit of our most impressive early South Carolina maps found in our collections. Libations and light hors d’oeuvres will be offered, with a glass of Madeira to close the evening. Register online.
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