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

Upcoming Event

A Conversation with Eric Larson

Join the South Carolina Historical Society for a captivating conversation on nonfiction writing between bestselling author and journalist Erik Larson and South Carolina historian Walter Edgar. This animated and thought-provoking discussion will be followed by a book-signing and cocktail reception.

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