***Tropical Storm Ian Update***
The Heyward-Washington House and Joseph Manigault House will be closing at 2 pm TODAY (September 29). Last tour of the day at the houses will be at 1:30 pm. Due to the risk of flooding, caused by Tropical Storm Ian, The Charleston Museum and its historic houses will be CLOSED Friday, September 30. We will resume regular hours Saturday, October 1.

Digital Library

In an effort to make our local resources more widely available, The Charleston Museum is a proud collaborative partner with the Lowcountry Digital Library.

Collections Include:

Revolutionary War Letters

The James Poyas Daybook

Plantation Photographs

Charleston Firefighters Rosters, 1862-1864

Civil War Photographs

Earthquake Photographs

Fort Photographs

Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection