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I call this #3 on the corner of "Four Corners of Law" It is a significant chapter of history for... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Toronto, Canada
A nice surprise

We were walking around Charleston and came across the Court House which invites visitors. We are... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

The Charleston County Courthouse is beautiful. Free self guided tour of this important building was easy with tidbits of information given by the security guards. History echoes throughout this working (probate only) courthouse. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CBArnold
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I confess - I grew up in Charleston but this was my first trip to the historic county courthouse. I should not have waited so long. This place is a gem for those who enjoy history. It is still a working county courthouse but only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I call this #3 on the corner of "Four Corners of Law" It is a significant chapter of history for Charleston and a must see.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We were walking around Charleston and came across the Court House which invites visitors. We are certainly glad we decided to have a look as you can walk around enjoying the history of the city. The Court house is still used but has been maintained...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TonyC104
Reviewed April 1, 2017

My husband and I stopped in to take the tour of the courthouse because we happened to be walking by and saw the sign advertising a free self-guided tour. We spent about 20 minutes looking around the courthouse-it's beautifully preserved, and well worth a quick...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 26, 2017

The Charleston County Courthouse is one of the most important buildings in the state. It was first built in 1753 as the provincial capitol for the colony of South Carolina, and was reconstructed in 1792 after a fire. It was designed by Irish architect James...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

The is the old courthouse at the corner of Broad Street and Meeting Street. The main courthouse is next door. The entrance is on the back side and you do have to go through metal detectors so don't take anything that will be confiscated. There...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

An operational courthouse and museum wrapped into one. Free! Not that much to see though. No tour, no guide, a little video to watch but honestly not a big deal. Nice short historical visit.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

The courthouse is next to a park we were in. We walked in to realize they have a black and white slide show on the main floor. History at it's best. Make sure to walk into the bathroom which is retro and immaculate.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Ro D
Reviewed February 14, 2016

This historic courthouse is open to the pubic free of charge. You will go thr5ough a metal detector as the 3rd floor is an active court. The first 2 floors however are yours to wander and will really transport you back in time. The walls...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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