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.
USO Days at the Joseph Manigault House at 1 PM and 3 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.Soldiers attended dinners, parties, played games, and wrote to their families while here in the 1940s. Explore special exhibits featuring clothing, artifacts, images, and letters about life in 1940s Charleston. Come play badminton and horseshoes in the garden and enjoy discussions focusing on this unique history. Special USO tours will be available at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM each day during this time.All veterans and active military will be admitted FREE on November 11.
Regular admission to the Joseph Manigault House applies: FREE for Members and FREE with admission for Non-Members ($12/adults, $5/children, under 3 free).
11/06/2020 - 11/11/2020, 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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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.