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What is the Essential Charleston Passport?
Posted on February 3, 2020

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.  Passes are valid for use 3 consecutive days.  For an additional fee, pass holders may opt to add a visit to Drayton Hall and/or Middleton Place (grounds only).  For current pricing and more information, please visit

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