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Charleston Museum

Listed under Museums in South Carolina, United States.

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Charleston Museum is the first museum in America, founded in 1773. It is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of South Carolina and Charleston. Two National Historic Landmark houses are located at the museum.

The museum offers a range of activities and exhibitions including Curator-led Civil War Exhibit Tours, Public Quilting Bee, Easter Eggstravaganze: Family Fun Event, Textile Series: Introduction to Knitting, Armory, Lowcountry History Hall and many more.

The museum offers activities for the whole family, including a section of the museum, Kidstory, for younger children to learn about the history in a fun way. The museum is open year round and closed on holidays.

Charleston Museum website.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

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