The Historic Hunley Submarine
Explore Charleston's mysterious history at sea
Get a behind the scenes tour of the aircraft carrier Yorktown, featuring exclusive access to areas of the ship not normally accessible to the public. Price includes admission.
With a premier collection of over 10,000 American works, the Gibbes Museum of Art promotes and protects Charleston's rich cultural heritage through a vibrant artistic lens.
Originally built in 1755, the Museum houses an original family collection of decorative and fine art. The narrative includes two Founding Fathers and the people they enslaved.
Built in 1825 on Charleston’s High Battery, the house today stewards both the history of two Charleston families, and the enslaved workers who made their lifestyle possible.
Charleston’s Best Kayak, Paddleboard and Boat Tours
The North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Education Center blends history and hands-on education into an unforgettable experience for the entire family.
In 1864 the Hunley became the world’s first successful sub and then vanished. Found and recovered over a century later, you can see this amazing artifact during weekend tours.
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Nine hands-on exhibits, including a two-story medieval castle, a pirate ship, and art room. Allow your children to explore the arts, sciences, and humanities through play!
With items dating from the 16th century, the Huguenot Society of South Carolina hosts the largest collection of French Protestant genealogical information in North America.
Housing the largest private collection of historically significant manuscripts in the world (more than 1 million). Philanthropist David Karpeles supported museum. Free.
The Medal of Honor Museum tells the stories of brave Americans who displayed remarkable courage. Detailing 8 eras of Medal of Honor history.
Mile long corridor stretches along Meeting Street from Visitor Center to the Nathaniel Russell House. Comprehensive array of historical and cultural attractions in Charleston.
Learn the story of Charleston's role in this inter-state slave trade by focusing on the history of this particular building & site and the slave sales that occurred here.
Walk in the steps of heroes at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, home of the USS YORKTOWN. See three vessels, twenty-eight aircraft, the Vietnam Experience and more!
Charleston’s postal history. The Post Office Building circa 1896 at Meeting & Broad is the oldest continuously operated post office in the Carolinas.
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.
Museum portrays the history of the school from 1842 to present with photographs, uniforms and archival documents. Dress Parade at 3:45pm every Friday during the academic year.
Market Hall was built in 1841. Since 1898, the Daughters of the Confederacy has operated the Confederate Museum, which contains flags, uniforms, swords and other memorabilia.
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