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

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50% off any Museum Membership – Today Only (May 18th, 2012)

In Celebration of International Museum Day we are offering a “1 day only special” of 50% off all new memberships. To redeem this deal go to our Membership Page, choose your membership category and use the Coupon Code: “ILoveMuseums” when you check out from our online store. Membership page of…

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Annual Fundraiser: Beach Music on the Boardwalk

On April 26, guests were invited to s tep back in time to the heyday of dancing at Folly Beach and the Grand Strand at the Charleston Museum’s annual fundraiser. They danced night away at “Beach Music on the Boardwalk,” featuring live beach music by the Ocean Drive Party Band,…

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Curator Lecture Series 2012: Charleston’s Women Naturalists

Charleston’s Women Naturalists Lecturer: Jennifer Scheetz, Archivist, The Charleston Museum In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Museum Archivist, Jennifer Scheetz,  discussed several of Charleston’s own women naturalists. See examples of their art as they painted the world they studied. Take a closer look at Maria Martin Bachman, Ida Morris Jervey,…

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Curator Lecture Series 2012 Relieve Us of this Burthen

Relieve Us of this Burthen  Lecturer: Carl Borick, Assistant Director, The Charleston Museum Assistant Director Carl Borick discusses his new book, “Relieve Us of this Burthen”: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782. The book focuses on the prisoners that were captured by the British in South Carolina…

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Historic Valentine’s Day Cards – 2012

We have small display of historic Valentine’s Day cards, along with several lacy “unmentionables” from our textile collection, on exhibit through the end of February. Here are a few to make your Valentine’s Day just a little sweeter!

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