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


From the Vault: The SCHS Podcast

Our podcast, From the Vault, tells the history of our state and all of its people from the perspective of items that we hold in our archives at the Society. It brings the past to life with stories from our manuscript material, interviews with those who have used the collections in their research, and even tales of the daily events of a regiment during the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

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