Founded in 1773, this claims to be the country's oldest museum, with exhibits from various periods of Charleston's long and storied...
Joseph Manigault House
The three-story house was once the showpiece of a French Huguenot rice planter. Don't miss the tiny neoclassical temple in the garden.
Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
Has eight interactive exhibit areas, including a 30ft replica shrimp boat where kids can play captain.
On rapidly gentrifying Upper King St, this slick tapas bar draws an attractive crowd.
Aiken-Rhett House information
Lonely Planet review
The only surviving urban plantation; it gives a fascinating look into antebellum life, including the role of slaves.