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.
If you kow the South’s red clay soil, you can forget it. Same goes for the bottle of Red Clay Hot Sauce. The Red Clay Hot Sauce was exertly crafted by stubborn Southern chef obsessed with quality, flavor and tradition. Flavor profile (Carolina Hot): Medium. Aged for three months in bourbon barrels, this blend of fresno and carolina reaper peppers lets some sweet shine through the smoke.
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.