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.
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 the Stono River. Learn about archaeology, animals, life in a marsh, Native Americans and more! Nature Trailer Summer Camps are for ages 5 – 10 and include crafts, activities, and admission to the Dill Sanctuary from 9 am through 12 pm.
Reservations required. Cancellations must be requested one week in advance for a refund minus $40 administration fee.
The Dill Sanctuary 1163 Riverland Dr. - Charleston Events
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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.