These Walls Talk: An Architectural Tour of the Fireproof Building

Beginning Friday, May 17th, join SCHS’s Education Coordinator, Melina Testin, on Friday afternoons at 2:00pm for a special 45 minute guided tour of the historic Fireproof Building! Walk in the footsteps of Robert Mills, Charleston native and America’s first born-and-trained architect, along the vaulted passageways and winding staircases of a building that has witnessed nearly two centuries of Charleston history.

Tickets for this tour are $5/person and are available for purchase in-person at the SCHS Museum. Check in at the museum desk, and the tour will begin promptly at 2:00pm in the front courtyard! This guided tour is limited to the first 10 guests. To reserve a spot, contact Melina at or (843) 723-3225 x120.

The architectural tour includes access to the galleries of the South Carolina Historical Society Museum, which may be explored independently 10am-4pm.

To schedule a private tour for a large group, please contact Melina at or (843) 723-3225 x120.

Event Details

Date: Fridays (ongoing)
Time: 2:00pm
Location: SCHS Museum (100 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401)