Joseph Manigault House
The three-story Federal-style house was once the showpiece of a French Huguenot rice planter. Don't miss the tiny neoclassical temple in...
Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
Has eight interactive exhibit areas, including a 30ft replica shrimp boat where kids can play captain.
The only surviving urban plantation, this house gives a fascinating glimpse into antebellum life. The role of slaves is also presented,...
On rapidly gentrifying Upper King St, this slick tapas bar draws an attractive crowd.
On Saturday, stop by Charleston's terrific farmers market.
360 Meeting St · interesting places nearby
Charleston Museum information
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.