Museum

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.

Tickets

The South Carolina Historical Society Museum is now open.

Adult

$12

Military

$10

Senior

62+ $10

Child

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.
  • While the museum is self-guided, docent-led gallery tours are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM (tours free with museum admission).
  • Group rates are available; please email our Museum Director or call 843-723-3225, ext. 122, for more information.

Visit

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, 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

Questions?

  • Visit our education website for the latest information on our family and adult programs, classroom and community outreach programs, field trip options, and more!
  • For information on donating artifacts to the museum, please click here.
  • We regret we cannot provide exchanges or refunds.