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Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

25 Ann St
Charleston, SC 29403   Directions

(843) 853-8962


The kids who visit the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry are highly encouraged to reach out and touch whatever catches their interest. This attraction is a truly inviting place that welcomes curious minds and hands that aren't afraid to grab hold of various exhibits to get a better look at how it all is put together. The children are welcome to explore a castle, dig in the garden, get wet with waterworks and even experience what it's like to be on a shrimping boat! There are always special classes and presentations scheduled, so check back regularly, and bring your little ones for a museum visit they will never forget.

Citadel Archives and Museum

Citadel Archives and Museum

171 Moultrie St
Charleston, SC 29409   Directions

(843) 953-6846


When visiting the Citadel Archives and Museum, you'll marvel at this impressive collection of military history that will fascinate everyone from the most detailed history fan to the casual visitor. The rich history of the Military College of South Carolina and Corps of Cadets is presented through this extensive collection of artifacts, memorabilia, documents, and attractions. The items that tell this dramatic story date all the way back to 1842.

South Carolina Aquarium

South Carolina Aquarium

100 Aquarium Wharf
Charleston, SC 29401   Directions

(843) 577-3474


If you want to really dive into a truly memorable experience that tells the tale of Charleston's nature and history, then take a trip to the South Carolina Aquarium. There are more than a few photo-opportunities at this seaside attraction, like the excellent, panoramic views of the historic harbor where the Aquarium makes its home. You'll marvel at the displays that tell the stories of the area's natural regions such as the Coastal Plain, Mountain Forest, Piedmont and the Atlantic Coast. Also, you'll get to view an amazing collection of reptiles, birds and other creatures that are part of several interactive exhibits that the kids will never forget.

The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum

360 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29403   Directions

(843) 722-2996


The Charleston Museum has always prided itself in bringing aspects of our history together and presenting them in a truly compelling fashion. Among their many exhibits and attractions, you'll find how the role of textiles played a vital part in the Civil War in a popular exhibit called the Threads of War. Also, a similarly themed exhibit focuses on how Charleston survived being under siege during that particular war and how it pressed on to become the vital city that it is today. More interactive adventures like Kids Story and much more continue the museum's rich tradition of reaching into the lives of children who will one day pass the stories and experiences they've learned here along to their own kids.

The Gibbes Museum of Art

The Gibbes Museum of Art

135 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401   Directions

(843) 722-2706


The Gibbes Museum of Art has worked hard to earn the respect of both critics and art lovers as it has consistently striven to present the work of some of the most influential artists in America that date as far back as the 16th century.. More significantly, they appropriately focus on some of South Carolina's most famous artists like Peale, Sully and West, whose works are prominently displayed in this impressive and well-designed facility.

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