Charleston Museum

Charleston Museum information

Charleston , USA
360 Meeting St
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adult/child 13-17yr/child 3-12yr $12/10/5
Opening hours
9am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun
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Founded in 1773, this claims to be the country's oldest museum. It's helpful and informative if you're looking for historic background before strolling through the Historic District. Exhibits spotlight various periods of Charleston's long and storied history.

Artifacts include a whale skeleton, slave tags and the 'secession table' used for the signing of the state's secession documents. And don't miss Charleston's polar bear.