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The Charleston Museum

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The Charleston Museum is a great experience that has been consistent and excellent throughout the years. I have been coming to The Charleston Museum ever since I could remember and it always seems to deliver a unique and educational experience every time no matter what...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank EvanGuthrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charleston, we learn, has always been in the forefront of developments. It succeeded in staying very successful and prosperous. Heroic in the war of Independence, a center of slave trade and slave use, birthplace of the secession, start of the Civil War ... It must...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank hans h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice museum. You can probably spend an hour. We did not visit any of the additional sites.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time in this wonderful museum. It had a bit of everything in it. A highlight was the fashion exhibit. It was well done and very creative. Appreciated getting a true sense of the history of Charleston through years as laid out...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank MKKB217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If the heat is too much to walk around this place is perfect for a couple of hours. It's considered America's 1st museum, founded in 1773. It provides an overview of the areas history. There is everything from a submarine outside the main doors, to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank lee9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is quite small, but does a good job explaining the history of Charleston. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Travelbug13Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our museum visit. The displays were interesting and thoughtful and of good quality. I wish we had saved more time in our itinerary for a longer visit. I especially recommend taking time for the Textiles exhibit. It was very cleverly done and everyone...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank angelaQ4481LR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our last stop before getting our car, parked across the street, at the Visitors Center. There is an admission charge. Not a huge museum. We were there about 2 hours. There is an interesting of local items. Some of them quite unique! This wound be...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank tracyc270
Reviewed July 17, 2019

Natural history, through period pieces through Civil War period, this museum is very informative and covers wide assortment of history in a building that seems to have numerous wings for each of the displays. Great time for entire family. You will spend hours there want...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Billalth
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Good displays of historical artifacts and it's air conditioned. Felt good on a hot July day but after about an hour, my wife and I were so cold we had to leave,

Date of experience: July 2019
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Lisa h
July 22, 2018|
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Response from 615leslieh | Reviewed this property |
We did the museum in about 2 hours and we love history so we took our time. The house tours didn’t take very long you could definitely hit a few.
Frank S
August 9, 2017|
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$10 minors $12 adults (>18 years)
Frank S
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Fred M | Reviewed this property |
Numerous fees for one, two, or three sites associated with the museum. Suggest visiting their web site.