Old Slave Mart Museum
Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
Kids love this dungeon, built in 1771 as a customs house and later used as a prison for pirates. Costumed guides lead tours.
Around the corner from White Point Park, a stretch of lower E Bay St known as Rainbow Row is one of the most photographed areas of town...
Built in 1772, this house belonged to Thomas Heyward Jr, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and contains some lovely examples...
Dock Street Theater
Reconstructed in 1936 from original 1736 blueprints, Dock Street is America's oldest live-performance theater. The busy venue hosts an...
The cheeky name (it stands for 'slightly north of Broad,' as in Broad St) reflects the anything-goes spirit of this upscale-casual spot,...
Old Slave Mart Museum information
Lonely Planet review
African men, women and children were once auctioned off here, now a museum of South Carolina's shameful past. Text-heavy exhibits illuminate the slave experience; the few artifacts, such as leg shackles, are especially chilling.