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.


Admission Rates for the South Carolina Historical Society Museum






60+ $10



Non-SC Educators



6-17 years $8

SC Educators


Children under 5

  • Tickets can be purchased on-site or online here.
  • Children 5 years and under: FREE.
  • Tickets are valid for two consecutive days up to one year from the date of purchase.
  • The museum is self-guided.
  • Group rates are available; please email our Education Coordinator or call 843-723-3225, ext. 120, 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:
    • Sundays and Mondays
    • Tuesday, July 4 (Independence Day)
    • Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)

Museum Address

100 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM
Closed on Monday & Sunday
Recommended last admission is 3:15 PM


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