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 Powder Magazine - Carolina's oldest public building, The Powder Magazine (circa 1713) served as an arsenal within the old walled city of Charleston. Interact with period dressed historians and see museum exhibits that relate to Charleston's colonial and American Revolution history.

Drayton Hall Plantation and Museum

Patriots Point Maritime Naval Museum


Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
 - One of America’s three most historic colonial public buildings, completed in 1771. Today, explore Charleston’s Colonial, Revolutionary and Civil War past while retracing the steps of Presidents, Patriots and Pirates!

Fort Sumter National Monument


Old Santee Canal Park


The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry


The Gibbes Museum of Art


College of Charleston Communications Museum


Hampton Plantation
North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum - The primary purpose of the North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Education Center shall be to educate North Charleston and surrounding communities on the importance of fire and life safety, the history and evolution of the fire service.

The Museum's purpose shall be fulfilled through preserving the history and evolution of the fire service (including the North Charleston Fire Department, and any other departments and fire service organizations historically represented in the greater North Charleston area) and its relationship to service throughout the world.

The Museum will provide education to the North Charleston and surrounding communities through the acquisition, identification, preservation, and display of American LaFrance fire service apparatus, ancillary equipment and artifacts representing the historic evolution of the fire service.

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