Begin your research with centuries’ worth of materials. History at your fingertips.

Immerse yourself in the history of South Carolina.

An architectural treasure in its own right, the South Carolina Historical Society Museum is housed in a National Historic Landmark building and features interactive exhibits on the people, places, and movements that shaped the state and nation.

Plan Your Visit


100 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


205 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29401
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Nonprofit Evaluation

4-Star Rating!

We are proud to announce that the society has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability! This is their highest rating and shows that the society exceeds industry standards and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.

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