Museums

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Avery Research Center for African-American History and Culture

125 Bull Street
Charleston, SC 29424

American Military Museum

360 Concord Street – Suite 9
Charleston, S.C. 29401

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

29 Ann Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

1500 Old Towne Road
Charleston, SC 29407

City Hall Gallery

80 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Confederate Museum

On the corner of Meeting and Market Streets
188 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Edisto Island Museum

8123 Chisolm Plantation Road
Edisto Island, SC 29438

Gibbes Museum of Art

“The Gibbes Museum of Art exists to link the art of our past with the art of our future through innovative exhibitions, acquisitions, interpretation and educational programs that preserve and promote the art of Charleston and the American South.”

135 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Karpeles Manuscript Museum

68 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Museum Mile

“Stroll the one-mile section of Meeting Street and you will discover six museums, five nationally important historic houses, four scenic parks and a Revolutionary War powder magazine, as well as numerous historic houses of worship and public buildings including the Market and City Hall.”

Meeting Street between Charleston Visitor Center and Nathaniel Russell House

North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center

From downtonw Charleston: Take I-26 West (6.6 miles) to Exit 213. Turn left onto W. Montague Avenue (0.4 miles). Turn right onto International Boulevard (0.4 miles). Turn right onto Centre Pointe Drive (0.2 miles). Turn right into museum parking lot.

Old City Market

One of the nation’s oldest public markets.

375 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Old Slave Mart Museum

6 Chalmers Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

40 Patriots Point Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Phillips Simmons Foundation, Inc.

“Philip Simmons was the most celebrated of Charleston ironworkers of the 20th Century. Simmons fashioned more than five hundred decorative pieces of ornamental wrought iron: gates, fences, balconies, and window grills.”

Between America and Drake & between Columbus and Cooper streets.

349 Curtiss Avenue
Charleston, SC 29407

Postal Museum

Enjoy Charleston’s postal history in this circa 1896 building. The building is the oldest continuously operated post office in the Carolinas.

Corner of Meeting & Broad Streets
Located inside the old post office

South Carolina Historical Society

The Fireproof Building
100 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Summerville Dorchester Museum

“The Summerville Dorchester Museum is an educational organization dedicated to preserving the historical significance of Summerville and Dorchester County. Its mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit artifacts and to develop educational program relating to the cultural and natural history of the Summerville and Dorchester County area.”

100 East Doty Avenue
Summerville, SC 29483

The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum operates three facilities: The Charleston Museum, Joseph Manigault House, and Heyward-Washington House

The Charleston Museum

360 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Joseph Manigault House

350 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Heyward-Washington House

87 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401

The Citadel Archives and Museum

“The Archives & Museum is the repository for historic material pertaining to The Citadel as an institution.”

171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409