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.
Using images and documents from the Museum’s Archives collection learn about the tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and flooding in the Lowcountry. Using household materials, see if you can build a structure that can withstand an earthquake, and create a tornado in a bottle. Homeschool History Day programs feature a field trip experience, a chance to go through the Museum and an educational activity.
Reservations required. EFFECTIVE MARCH 4, 2022: The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. Charleston County’s community level is currently listed as medium, which recommends masks for those immunocompromised or at high risk for severe illness. Masks are not required while visiting Museum sites.
FREE for Museum Members | FREE for Non-Members with Museum admission.
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In the Museum’s Armory, see excellent examples of historic weaponry, dating from 1750 to the twentieth century, with uses that ranged from military to more personal applications such as hunting and dueling.
In the Lowcountry History Hall, see materials relating to the Native Americans who first inhabited the Lowcountry and the African American and European settlers who transformed the region into an agricultural empire.
In the Natural History gallery you will see an extraordinary array of birds, reptiles and mammals that have called the South Carolina Lowcountry home since prehistory, including contributions from noted naturalists.