Gibbes Museum of Art
Long a culturally diverse city, Charleston gave refuge to persecuted French Protestants, Baptists and Jews over the years and earned the...
The historic market is the crowded center of the district, with vendors hawking junky souvenirs from open-air stalls.
Old Slave Mart Museum
African men, women and children were once auctioned off here, now a museum of South Carolina's shameful past. Text-heavy exhibits...
Dock Street Theater
Reconstructed in 1936 from original 1736 blueprints, Dock Street is America's oldest live-performance theater. The busy venue hosts an...
Dine on sherried crab soup and toast points in the dim, floral- patterned environs of this supposedly haunted Victorian mansion, tucked...
Lonely Planet review
Houses a decent collection of American and Southern works; the most interesting way to visit is in conjunction with a two-hour walking tour that combines the museum with various artistically significant city sights.