The Charleston Museum’s Natural History Gallery and Early Days exhibit will be closed for renovations beginning August 3 and will re-open September 23. All other galleries are OPEN.

Current Exhibit

Just Below the Surface: Digging Deep into Rocks & Minerals

MAY 12 - SEPTEMBER 24
LOCATION: LOBBY GALLERY

Just below the surface of the Earth, rocks and minerals make up the foundation on which we have built our society. Just Below the Surface: Digging Deep into Rocks and Minerals explores the many different groups of rocks and minerals that make up the world around us.

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Current Exhibit

Piece by Piece: Quilts Inspired by Nature

March 17 – October 8
Location: Historic Textile Gallery

Beginning in March 2017, The Charleston Museum’s Textile Gallery will present a unique display of themed historic quilts from its extensive quilt collection. First on display will be Piece by Piece: Quilts Inspired by Nature, consisting of beautiful handworked quilts from the early 19th century to the late 20th century in which the makers expressed their appreciation of the natural world through the intricate botanical designs adorned on these pieces.

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Current Exhibit

Forces of Nature: Charleston in the Aftermath

April 3, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Location: Lowcountry Image Gallery

Many meteorological and geological forces of nature have impacted Charleston and the surrounding coastal areas over the years. Beginning with the Cyclone of 1885, the featured images will journey through the Earthquake of 1886, the deadly tornadoes of 1938 and the many storms and hurricanes, unnamed and named, that have pounded our coastline, ending with Hurricane Hugo in 1989.

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Current Exhibit

Storeroom Stories

The Charleston Museum has incredible resources. We would like to use these resources to share more with the public. Therefore, the Museum will now be offering a special monthly exhibit, titled Storeroom Stories, which highlights a specific and unique artifact, personally hand-picked by a curator to share with the public.

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