Experience Museums and the Aquarium in Charleston

Any day is a good day to explore the museums and the aquarium in Charleston, plus they are great rainy day alternatives when guests are visiting! Through their websites, you can learn about current and upcoming exhibits and events for the whole family.

Charleston Museum 3-19Founded in 1773 and commonly regarded as “America’s First Museum”, the mission of The Charleston Museum is to educate Charleston area residents and visitors about the natural and cultural history of the South Carolina Lowcountry through collections, exhibitions, preservation, conservation, research and related programming. Click here to visit their website.

Gibbes logo new 300x261SAVEThe Gibbes Museum of Art opened in 1095 and is home to the foremost collection of American art that incorporates the story of Charleston. The Museum connects the city and region’s artistic past to a vibrant contemporary art scene. Click here to visit their website.

SC aquarium logo Nov 2016 SAVE?The mission of the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston is to inspire conversation of the natural world by exhibiting and caring for animals, by excelling in education and research, and by providing an exceptional visitor experience. Click here to visit their website.

Established in 2003, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry engages young children’s potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity through the power of play. Click here to visit their website.

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(Image credits: Websites of the Charleston Museum, the Gibbes Museum of Art, the South Carolina Aquarium and the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry)