Covid-19 Update

EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022: The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. Charleston County's Covid-19 community level is currently listed as low. Masks are not required while visiting Museum sites.

Charleston in Sports: A Photographic History, 1890s-1960s

03/28/2022 - 12/18/2022

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore Charleston in Sports: A Photographic History, 1890s-1960s on view in the Lowcountry Image Gallery until December 18, 2022. EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022:  The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to...

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Chintz: A Quilted History

04/02/2022 - 12/04/2022

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Don't miss the opportunity to explore Chintz: A Quilted History on view in the Lowcountry Image Gallery. EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022:  The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. ...

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Discovery Day: It’s for the Birds

05/31/2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy birdwatching with binoculars on a trail walk through the Dill Sanctuary. Create a bird house and special treats to attract our feathered friends to your garden. Discovery Day is...

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Kid Tours: Creepy Crawlies

06/01/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get a chance to see creepy crawlies from our collection and create your own critters to take home. Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection...

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Nighttime at the Museum

06/03/2022

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An evening of adventure awaits you at Nighttime at the Museum!  Explore the galleries after-hours with your flashlight and discover characters from the past.  Enjoy special displays, craft activities and...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/06/2022 - 06/10/2022

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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Kid Tours: Tea Party

06/08/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Paint your own tea cup and saucer while viewing unusual tea pots and tea cups from the Museum's collection.  Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022

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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Kid Tours: Hats

06/15/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Feathers, felt, veils, and satin - head into the Museum to discover different types of hats and design a ball cap. Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022

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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Blue Hues: Indigo Dyeing, Painting, and Printing (Ages 8 – 12)

06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore the fantastic and versatile dye indigo! Campers will learn about the Lowcountry history of indigo, its impact worldwide, and the science of vat dyeing. The magic of this dye...

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Kid Tours: Museum Monkeys

06/22/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Go ape at the Charleston Museum and see monkeys from our collection including the Howler and a Macaque.  Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022

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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Kid Tours: Pluff Mud Party

06/29/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

What’s that smell?  Learn about pluff mud and the creatures who make it home. Use mud to creature sculptures and to paint.  Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight...

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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

07/05/2022 - 07/08/2022

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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Fantastic Fibers: Weaving, Knitting, Sewing, Dyeing, and Printing (Ages 8 – 12)

07/05/2022 - 07/08/2022

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This summer camp is for the textile lover. Campers will spend the week learning the basics of weaving, spool knitting, hand sewing, dyeing and printing on fabric. Combining these techniques,...

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Kid Tours: Things That Go Boom!

07/06/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the science behind explosives and explore cannons, ammunition, and weapons from the Museum's collection.  Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection that have fascinated...

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Kid Tours: Charleston in Sports

07/13/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Explore the Museum's latest Lowcountry Image Gallery exhibit sporting photos of children of all ages playing sports – football, baseball, basketball, tennis, golf, and more. Kid Tours is a series...

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Kid Tours: Keeping Cool

07/20/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Can you imagine what life was like before air conditioning? Examine items from the Charleston Museum to learn more about how people survive summer in the Lowcountry. Kid Tours is...

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Kid Tours: Pirates!

07/27/2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Over 300 years ago Blackbeard blockaded the port of Charleston.  Learn this pirate tale and others as we explore the Golden Age of Piracy.  Come ready to join the crew...

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