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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Mount Pleasant 2.5 km away
#1 of 3 Museums in Mount Pleasant
... to show my children history as we walked through the submarine (USS Clamagore), destroyer (USS Laffey), aircraft carrier (USS Yorktown) and the Vietnam Experience Exhibit, many many aircraft and a couple museums.
Every time I visit one of these wonderful WW2 vintage military museums I always ask myself if I could have ever mustered the courage that these brave Americans did to serve.
#1 of 62 Museums in Charleston
The synagogue is worth a visit, there's a very good, if small, museum, and a very nice gift shop, but the tour was truly excellent, full of humor, history, and insights about the Jewish community in the South.
Everything about the tour of the synagogue is first rate: the tour guides are extremely knowledgeable, there is an excellent museum and they have a large gift shop.
#2 of 62 Museums in Charleston
The view from the fort is priceless and the museums were great!
Enjoyable and informative boat ride out to the island and plenty of time to walk thru the museum and also walk the walls and really get to feel the history and importance to American history.
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#3 of 62 Museums in Charleston
My wife and I have toured just about all of the house museums in Charleston, and I would rank this house near the top.
Note that all purchases in its gift shop (and those of the other museums) are tax free, which is a nice little saving.
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#4 of 62 Museums in Charleston
While the house museums are gorgeous and fascinating, the history they discuss tends to be in context of the family that lived there; the Charleston Museum helps you understand the history of the city in a broader...
As someone who is fascinated by history, especially the history of the Civil War, it is staggering to note how many museums my wife and I visit while traveling throughout the United States.
#5 of 62 Museums in Charleston
This home is one of the 9 very interesting homes, plantations and museums you can visit with the pass.
The Edmondston-Alston House is a must-do if you enjoy visiting house museums.
#6 of 62 Museums in Charleston
one of the best museums on Charleston
Our guide was excellent; she gave so much history from before the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, and there was a nice two story museum highlighting events from both periods.
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#8 of 62 Museums in Charleston
The best museum in Charleston, in a town full of museums!
Staff are very informative and knowledgeable, especially Christine Mitchell, she is an expert on everything and anything about this Museum.
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#9 of 62 Museums in Charleston
Charleston and South Carolina were central to the Secession, but the official museums such as the Charleston Museum and the Fort Sumter Visitor Center clearly present the narrative from the standpoint of the victors.
This is a small museum and gives you an in depth look at actual confederate soldiers lives, something the large museums miss.
#10 of 62 Museums in Charleston
I'm a big fan of visiting children's museums around the country to give our kids a chance to relax and be in their element amid family events and touristy adventures.
Fun Museum and Educational.
#11 of 62 Museums in Charleston
My teen is addicted to art museums so when visiting Charleston, this had been on the list for a while.
The museum houses a large collection including portrait miniatures, Japanese woodblock prints and contemporary works of art that share the artistic expressions of 345 years of Charleston and the south.
#12 of 62 Museums in Charleston
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Frankie our tour guide who was very pleasant and courteous as well as being very knowledgeable We have travelled all over the world and visited many museums but this one was ver...
Within the amazingly beautiful building itself, you will find treasures worthy of any world-class museum, as well as an amazingly quirky and shockingly gorgeous and functional family home.
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#13 of 62 Museums in Charleston
The locally owned Meyer Vogl Gallery is conveniently located across the street from the iconic Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel and the newly renovated Gibbes Museum of Art in the heart of Charleston's historic dis...
#15 of 62 Museums in Charleston
To fully grasp the museums exhibits you must cross the street to the library to view the skeletal remains of a T-Rex named Bucky, amazing.
The Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Science and Mathematics building and has a wonderful collection of fossils with short descriptive information writings about each item.
#16 of 62 Museums in Charleston
My family and I found this little train museum by accident or luck while exploring the area around this visitor center and the Charleston museum.
Great museum located in historic district near hotels and childrens museum.
#18 of 62 Museums in Charleston
We were delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Postal Museum located within the Post Office Building, which was built around 1896.
The postal museum is inside the main lobby and has limited hours of operation.
#25 of 62 Museums in Charleston
She had the privilege of knowing Philip Simmons and so we had to go see his Museum.
South Carolina hospitality was in full effect; as we were greeted at the door by Ms. Colter, the Curator/museum guide.