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Nestled along the Meeting Street, Charleston Museum is “America’s First Museum” and houses various artefacts depicting colonial and agricultural past of the city. Cultivation tools, sweetgrass baskets, tribal pottery, decorative items, quilts etc. showcases the traditional fringe of Charleston. With two historical houses, The Heyward Washington House and Joseph Manigault House, Charleston Museum leaves no stone unturned to fantasize visitors with its furniture, exhibits and badges.

Must Know Before You Visit Charleston Museum

Founded in : 1773

Timings : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday to Saturday)
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Sunday)

Entry Fee : USD 12 (For single site)
USD 18 (For two sites)
USD 25 (For three sites)

Collections : Charleston silver, South Carolina ceramics, Egyptian artefacts, Archives, Low country textiles, firearms, rocks and minerals etc.

Exhibits : Bunting Natural History Gallery, Lowcountry History Hall, The Armory, Kid Story, Historic Textiles, Designers & Artisans etc.

Parking : Free Street Parking available

Accessibility : Manual and Electric Wheelchairs available

Location : 360 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, United States

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