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.


The South Carolina Historical Society Museum is now open.






62+ $10


5-12 years $5
  • Children 4 years and under: FREE.
  • Tickets are valid for two consecutive days up to one year from date of purchase.
  • Please note that the museum is self-guided.
  • Group rates are available; please email our Museum Director or call 843-723-3225, ext. 122, for more information.


Planning your visit to the Museum?

  • We are located near several public garages. Metered parking can also be found on the surrounding blocks.
  • The entrance to the museum is located on Meeting Street next to Washington Square.
  • Wheelchair access is available through the Meeting Street entrance. Both floors of the museum are accessible by elevator.
  • The museum is closed New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

Museum Address

100 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday 1 PM-4 PM
Last admission is 3:15 PM


  • If you’d like to schedule an educational tour that meets academic standards for your class, please contact our Education Coordinator.
  • For assistance with a technical issue, please contact our Membership Coordinator.
  • We regret we cannot provide exchanges or refunds.

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