Covid-19 Update

Tours at our historic houses are on the hour beginning at 10 am Monday through Saturday, and 12 pm on Sunday. Last tour of the day begins at 4 pm.
Masks must be worn while visiting The Charleston Museum and its historic houses. Thank you for helping our community slow the spread of COVID-19. Learn More

Homeschool History Day – Headlines in History: Civil War

04/15/2021

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore the events of the Civil War through newspaper articles and images of that time period.  Study an engraving of the Battle of Fort Sumter that appeared in Harper’s Weekly...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

04/16/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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In Defense of Charleston: A Tour of Batteries Pringle & Tynes with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

04/17/2021

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In 1863 the Confederate earthworks, Batteries Pringle and Tynes, were constructed by enslaved people and soldiers to serve as part of General P.G.T. Beauregard's "New Lines."  Hurriedly constructed, both served...

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Full STEAM Ahead: April Showers

04/20/2021

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Do April showers bring May flowers? Explore the water cycle and the life cycle of plants with fun flower crafts and experiments at the Dill Sanctuary. Learn how April precipitation starts...

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Lowcountry Ecology Tour with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

04/22/2021

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson on a nature walk through The Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary, where you will get an in-depth look at the ecological diversity of the Lowcountry....

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

04/23/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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Birding Day at the Dill Sanctuary

04/24/2021

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary is a 580 acre wild preserve located along the Stono River that is home to a wide array of birdlife.  A six acre wildlife pond...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

04/30/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

05/07/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Kristy Bishop

05/08/2021

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dyeing with an indigo fructose vat using Shibori techniques with Kristy Bishop Join local artist Kristy Bishop as she leads an introductory workshop on dyeing with indigo at the Dill...

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Homeschool History Day: Marsh Madness

05/13/2021

10:00 am - 11:00 am

What’s that smell?  Learn about pluff mud and the creatures who make it their home. Take a marsh walk exploring the Dill Sanctuary and catching fiddler crabs. Homeschool History Days...

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Revolutionary War Siege Lines Walking Tour with Director, Carl P. Borick

05/13/2021

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On May 13 at 6 pm, join Carl P. Borick, Director of The Charleston Museum and author of A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780, as he leads a tour to some...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

05/14/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

05/21/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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Hands on History: The Building Arts

05/25/2021

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Today a house can be built in months, however the Joseph Manigault House took years to build. Explore this 1803 house studying its craftsmanship - plaster ceilings, hand-carved woodwork, brick...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

05/28/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you LOVE fossils? Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/07/2021 - 06/11/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/14/2021 - 06/18/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/21/2021 - 06/25/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/28/2021 - 07/02/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

07/05/2021 - 07/09/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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The Charleston Museum Summer Camp

08/02/2021 - 08/06/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history. Campers ages 6 - 11 are invited to explore the collections of The Charleston Museum to learn...

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STEAM Explorers with Lowcountry Gifted Minds Camp (Ages 6 – 11)

08/02/2021 - 08/06/2021

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This camp is full of surprises with a taste of STEAM lessons. Learn about physical and chemical reactions with cool experiments. Program a robot to follow an obstacle course. Make...

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The Charleston Museum Summer Camp

08/09/2021 - 08/13/2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history. Campers ages 6 - 11 are invited to explore the collections of The Charleston Museum to learn...

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STEAM Explorers with Lowcountry Gifted Minds Camp (Ages 6 – 11)

08/09/2021 - 08/13/2021

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This camp is full of surprises with a taste of STEAM lessons. Learn about physical and chemical reactions with cool experiments. Program a robot to follow an obstacle course. Make...

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