Dating to 1825, step into a world of Antebellum elegance & style. See furniture, silver & paintings original to the Alston family. View the harbor from the 2nd-floor piazza.
Grand Federal townhouse completed in 1808. Restored interior with elaborate ornamentation, period antiques & a magnificent free-flying staircase. Set amid spacious lush gardens.
City’s most intact antebellum urban complex featuring historic interiors preserved as found, slave quarters and work yard, an numerous object original to the house.
Built in 1803, the Joseph Manigault House is an exceptional example of Federal period architecture with a remarkable collection of early 19th-century furnishings.
Charleston's Revolutionary War house was the town home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence, and now features remarkable Charleston-made furniture.
At this National Historic Landmark, you’ll walk in the footsteps of Founding Fathers as you explore America’s oldest landscaped garden. Watch artisans in the Stableyards demonstrate skills needed on an 18th and 19th-century rice plantation and learn about slavery at Middleton Place at Eliza’s House. House tour can be purchased separately.
America’s oldest unrestored plantation house still open to the public. Exhibits and Grounds Admission includes access to the Drayton Hall collections exhibits, historically inspired garden, Connections program, African-American cemetery, nature walks, and more. House tour can be purchased separately. Audio tour included between 9am and 1:45pm. See website for more information.
Experience Charleston's history through art! Come face-to-face with stories of the lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature portraiture, sculpture, photography & more!
The Museum’s outstanding collection tells the story of the lowcountry, addressing everything from early southern culture and decorative arts to military and natural history.
Explore 350 years of South Carolina history at your own pace. Charleston’s new interactive museum immerses you in fascinating stories from the past!