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What is the Essential Charleston Passport?
Posted on April 14, 2023

The Essential Charleston Passport offers one-time general admission to 8 of Charleston's downtown essential sites, including: Aiken-Rhett House, Edmondston-Alston House, Gibbes Museum of Art, Heyward Washington House, Joseph Manigault House, Nathaniel Russell House, South Carolina Historical Society Museum, and The Charleston Museum. For an additional fee, pass holders may opt to add a visit to Drayton Hall and/or Middleton Place (grounds only). For more information, please visit

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