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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Mount Pleasant 2.5 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Mount Pleasant
... to show my children history as we walked through the submarine (USS Clamagore), destroyer (USS Laffey), aircraft carrier (USS Yorktown) and the Vietnam Experience Exhibit, many many aircraft and a couple museums.
Every time I visit one of these wonderful WW2 vintage military museums I always ask myself if I could have ever mustered the courage that these brave Americans did to serve.
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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
#1 of 64 Museums in Charleston
The synagogue is worth a visit, there's a very good, if small, museum, and a very nice gift shop, but the tour was truly excellent, full of humor, history, and insights about the Jewish community in the South.
The admission is $5.00 and well worth the time to be guided by a docent, see the panels which explain the beginning of the Jews in Charleston, a museum room filled with assorted artifacts, plus the most fabulous g...
Fort Sumter National Monument
#2 of 64 Museums in Charleston
While you are there plan on spending the rest of the day at Patriots Point exploring the WW2 ships docked there as museums.
Enjoyable and informative boat ride out to the island and plenty of time to walk thru the museum and also walk the walls and really get to feel the history and importance to American history.
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The Charleston Museum
#3 of 64 Museums in Charleston
While the house museums are gorgeous and fascinating, the history they discuss tends to be in context of the family that lived there; the Charleston Museum helps you understand the history of the city in a broader...
The house tours and the museums are an excellent value and will provide hours of interesting displays and information.
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Edmondston-Alston House
#4 of 64 Museums in Charleston
This home is one of the 9 very interesting homes, plantations and museums you can visit with the pass.
The history of the Edmondston and Alston families is explained, and there are many original paintings of them to lend to the visualization of them and their way of life.This is the only museum house you can tour t...
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Heyward-Washington House
#5 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Note that all purchases in its gift shop (and those of the other museums) are tax free, which is a nice little saving.
Tip- purchase the 2-day plantation, museum and houses combination ticket at the Visitors Center, Meeting Street, for best deal.
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Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
#6 of 64 Museums in Charleston
The dungeon tour is great and the first and second floor museums are really interesting too.
Our guide was excellent; she gave so much history from before the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, and there was a nice two story museum highlighting events from both periods.
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Old Slave Mart Museum
#7 of 64 Museums in Charleston
The best museum in Charleston, in a town full of museums!
Excellently organized and meticulously researched, this museum provides an honest and extremely sobering account of the slave trade in our country's history.
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Robert Lange Studios
#8 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Confederate Museum
#9 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Charleston and South Carolina were central to the Secession, but the official museums such as the Charleston Museum and the Fort Sumter Visitor Center clearly present the narrative from the standpoint of the victors.
This is a small museum and gives you an in depth look at actual confederate soldiers lives, something the large museums miss.
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Gibbes Museum of Art
#10 of 64 Museums in Charleston
My teen is addicted to art museums so when visiting Charleston, this had been on the list for a while.
All in all we both enjoyed our visit to the Gibbs museum and would recommend a visit to those who enjoy a "stroll" through art on a quiet afternoon.
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Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
#11 of 64 Museums in Charleston
I'm a big fan of visiting children's museums around the country to give our kids a chance to relax and be in their element amid family events and touristy adventures.
Fun Museum and Educational.
The Calhoun Mansion
#12 of 64 Museums in Charleston
The mansion has an incredible history, and hopefully, it will be open for tours forever, but the collection will be split up and sent to many museums when the present owner passes away.
This gorgeous home is a museum of antiques and fine architecture, as well as a treasure trove of art by Tiffany (spanning his early years, during which Tiffany was an artisan, and including at least one of his sig...
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Meyer Vogl Gallery
#13 of 64 Museums in Charleston
The locally owned Meyer Vogl Gallery is conveniently located across the street from the iconic Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel and the newly renovated Gibbes Museum of Art in the heart of Charleston's historic dis...
One Of A Kind
#14 of 64 Museums in Charleston
French Quarter Art walk charleston sc
#15 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Mace Brown Museum of Natural History
#16 of 64 Museums in Charleston
To fully grasp the museums exhibits you must cross the street to the library to view the skeletal remains of a T-Rex named Bucky, amazing.
The Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Science and Mathematics building and has a wonderful collection of fossils with short descriptive information writings about each item.
The Best Friend Train Museum
#17 of 64 Museums in Charleston
My family and I found this little train museum by accident or luck while exploring the area around this visitor center and the Charleston museum.
Great museum located in historic district near hotels and childrens museum.
Postal Museum
#18 of 64 Museums in Charleston
We were delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Postal Museum located within the Post Office Building, which was built around 1896.
The postal museum is inside the main lobby and has limited hours of operation.
Principle Gallery Charleston
#19 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Historic Charleston Foundation
#20 of 64 Museums in Charleston
American Military Museum
#21 of 64 Museums in Charleston
City Gallery at Waterfront Park
#22 of 64 Museums in Charleston
This is a charming delightful museum in downtown Charleston, SC
Lovely free museum
Charleston Crafts
#23 of 64 Museums in Charleston
South Carolina Historical Society Museum
#24 of 64 Museums in Charleston
It has been featured in The Wall Street Journal because the Fireproof Building is an architectural gem of national prominence, and the compact museum brings the state's history to life with interactive exhibits an...
Kudos go to the architects, too, for transforming a 200-year-old building into a state-of-the-art museum.
Avery Research Center
#25 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
#26 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Ella W. Richardson Fine Art
#27 of 64 Museums in Charleston
Philip Simmons Museum Home and Workshop
#28 of 64 Museums in Charleston
She had the privilege of knowing Philip Simmons and so we had to go see his Museum.
South Carolina hospitality was in full effect; as we were greeted at the door by Ms. Colter, the Curator/museum guide.
Charleston Artist Guild
#29 of 64 Museums in Charleston