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

Certificate Program

Attention Students!

The society is excited to invite South Carolina high school students to participate in the new Constitutional Scholars Certificate Program. This program highlights civic engagement through critical thinking, academic research, and creativity that will serve to strengthen college applications and resumes while cultivating a generation of informed future voters. To earn certification, students must complete both an exam and a research project using resources from our collections.

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