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 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


205 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29401
Monday - Friday
By Appointment Only

Self-Guided History Tours

Now Available: Beaufort & Greenville Tour Apps!

There's an app for that! These history tour apps, created exclusively for the society's 2021 fall tours in Beaufort and Greenville, are now available for purchase. Take a walking tour of historic churches in downtown Beaufort or learn about mills that are still standing in what was once known as the “Textile Center of the World”!

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