The Charleston Museum

Charleston , South Carolina , United States

About The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum chronicles the history of Charleston and the coastal region of South Carolina.

Exhibits include a history of South Carolina’s Lowcountry from the time of early natives, a collection of weapons from the 1750s onwards and the story of Charleston during the American Civil War. There is also a natural history exhibition as well as some more eclectic pieces such as an ancient Egyptian collection which includes a mummy.

It’s worth noting that the Charleston Museum has an interesting history of its own. Having been founded in 1773, it is said to be the oldest museum in the country.

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