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.

General News

Charleston Commemorates the War of 1812

Graham Long, Curator of History For the month of February 2013, The Charleston Museum is pleased to join with the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Washington Light Infantry, Charleston Library Society, Powder Magazine and South Carolina Historical Society in observing the bicentennial of the War of 1812….

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Oyster Roast 2013

On January 13, The Charleston Museum celebrated its 240th birthday with an oyster roast out at the Dill Sanctuary. It was a special treat to spend a mild winter day with new and long-time friends of the Museum at this scenic and peaceful spot alongside the Stono River. Once again,…

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The Walled City excavation efforts

 Martha Zierden and Eric Poplin.  Photos courtesy of Katherine Pemberton. We asked Martha Zierden, the Charleston Museum’s Curator of Historical Archaeology, to fill us in on the latest news coming from the The Walled City excavation efforts. Here’s what we found out: We have good locations on three fortifications, the…

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2012 Holiday Decorations at the Joseph Manigault House

We invite you to visit the Museum’s Joseph Manigault House during this holiday season. This c. 1803 house has been decorated by the Garden Club of Charleston in the theme of “A Lowcountry Christmas.” The decorations can be viewed during any of our regular house tours. Come and enjoy! See…

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Holdiay Decorations Setup 2012 at Joseph Manigualt House

Every year, the Garden Club of Charleston decorates the Museum’s Joseph Manigault House. This year’s theme is “A Lowcountry Christmas” and the talented ladies of the Garden Club were hard at work yesterday making the house festive. Thank you! Enjoy the following images and then check back here next week…

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