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+ $12


5-12 years $7
  • 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 Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.

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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