Charleston Museums

Our Charleston, South Carolina hotel is surrounded by history. One of the most fascinating cities in the South, Charleston offers visitors a number of exciting museums interested in diverse topics. A trip to any of these museums near our Charleston hotel will educate as much as entertain.

Charleston Museum

Founded in 1773, the Charleston Museum is the oldest museum in America and offers a unique and thorough look into Charleston’s rich history. Discover South Carolina Lowcountry and its culture.

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Aircraft carriers are some of the most impressive vessels ever created, and now is your chance to explore one. The USS York Town is just one of many attractions; visitors can also explore submarines, cruisers and moving memorials.

Old Slave Mart Museum

One of the last slave auction galleries left in South Carolina, the Old Slave Mart Museum presents an overview of America’s slave history and a glimpse into the past in an effort to educate and explain Charleston’s relationship to the slave trade.

The Gibbes Museum of Art

Featuring fine art from the Charleston Renaissance to contemporary period, the Gibbes Museum of Art is one of the premier destinations for art lovers in Charleston. The work depicts a different side of Charleston and the Lowcountry not offered by other museums.

Confederate Museum

This unique museum houses artifacts from the Confederate army, including cannons, authentic uniforms, and more all housed in the historic recruiting station. Explore an important chapter in the development of South Carolina.

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