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

Memory Station

Scan your treasures!

The society recently received a do-it-yourself Memory Station from Vivid-Pix to where you can scan, restore, and save personal photographs and documents! The Memory Station is now available to society members and guests by appointment only during regular museum hours in our Fireproof Building location.

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