Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Update

The Charleston Museum, Heyward-Washington House & the Joseph Manigault House are OPEN.

Tours at the Historic Houses begin on the hour starting at 10 AM and ending at 4 PM.
Last tour of the day at the Historic Houses begins at 4 PM.

EFFECTIVE JULY 1: Per Charleston City Council ordinance all persons are required to wear face coverings when entering buildings open to the public within the City limits.
Masks must be worn while visiting The Charleston Museum and its historic houses.
Thank you for your cooperation and for helping our community to slow the spread of COVID-19.


Track the Treasure


2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

NESW – Never Eat Soggy Waffles.  Discover this trick and others as we learn orienteering at the Dill Sanctuary.  Children and families will take part in a compass course through...

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Tracks and Scat


2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Become a nature detective and look for clues to learn about the animals that make the Dill Sanctuary their home.  Children and families will learn to identify tracks and scat...

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USO Days at the Joseph Manigault House at 1 PM and 3 PM

11/05/2020 - 11/11/2020

1:00 pm - 3:45 pm

This Veteran’s Day weekend explore the wartime history of the Joseph Manigault House.  During World War II, this site was used as a USO post and Red Cross training facility. ...

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Predator and Prey


2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the difference between predator and prey as we stalk like a coyote and roar like a lion at the Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary.  Children and families will see what...

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2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Children and families are invited to explore the Japanese art of Gyotaku or fish printing.  Learn about the anatomy of a fish as you apply a paint to a rubber...

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