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.
The only surviving urban plantation; it gives a fascinating look into antebellum life, including the role of slaves.
On rapidly gentrifying Upper King St, this slick tapas bar draws an attractive crowd.
360 Meeting St · interesting places nearby
Charleston Museum information
Founded in 1773, this claims to be the country's oldest museum, with exhibits from various periods of Charleston's long and storied history, from prehistoric whale skeletons to slave tags and Civil War weapons.