Covid-19 Update

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2, 2021: Per Charleston County requirement all persons must wear face coverings when in Charleston County indoor public spaces. Accordingly, masks must be worn while visiting The Charleston Museum and its historic houses. Thank you for your cooperation and for helping our community to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Category: General News

General News

FANS host a lovely Evening Under the Stars!

On April 25, 2014 the FANS (Friends and Needed Supporters of the Charleston Museum) hosted “An Evening Under the Stars.” It was an exciting and beautiful evening in the Museum’s newly renovated courtyard and the Joseph Manigault House. We were thrilled with the large turnout for our fundraiser benefitting renovation and…

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Two Parties for the Price of One

Two parties for the price of one – that’s what you get at the Charleston Museum’s “AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS” on Friday, April 25th.  And what a price! $80 (for non-members), for two cocktail parties, elegant dinner stations with ALL DRINKS INCLUDED and dancing to the music of Breezin’. …

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Oyster Roast 2014

On Sunday, January 12, the Charleston Museum celebrated its 241st birthday with an Oyster Roast. Held at the Dill Sanctuary, the Museum’s wildlife sanctuary on James Island, this beautiful, mild winter day was full of friends, fantastic oyster, great music and history! Thank you to all our friends and supporters…

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Armory Renovation at the Charleston Museum!

We are starting 2014 with a renovation to the Museum’s armory. Although a few things will be going back into storage, a few new firearms and edged pieces will be coming out. Rest assured, however, all the old favorites will still be there including James Petigru’s dueling pistol, Henry Nock’s…

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Recent Acquisitions

The following are recent accessions for the Charleston Museum.  Thank you to all of our wonderful donors! Train conductor’s uniform coat & cap (above) worn by donor’s grandfather, James W. Gatch on the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, c. 1904-1921; railroad memorabilia (including poster of the Palmetto Division No. 208 Order…

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