Busy Times at the Charleston Museum

Posted By Bill Payer on Feb 12, 2024 | 0 comments


Homeschool History Day: Gullah Traditions

Thursday February 15

10:00 – 11:00 AM and 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Discover the Gullah culture of the Lowcountry and learn how enslavement of people from Africa defined the foods, music, and culture of South Carolina. Homeschool History Day programs feature a field trip experience, a chance to go through the Museum, and an educational activity. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.

Reservations required. Two sessions offered: 10 – 11 AM and 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

$5 for Museum Member Students | $10 for Non-Member Students

Free for Museum Member Adults | $12 for Non-Member Adults



For more information: call 843-722-2996 ext. 236 REGISTER

Black Inventors Workshop

Friday February 16

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Learn about the inventions and creations of Black inventors including Lewis Latimer, George Crum, Lonnie Johnson, and Garrett Morgan. Tinker with circuits, create flashlights, and participate in experiments in honor of these men and women. Museum Workshops offer kids a chance to get hands-on with history and natural history. Included in our workshops are a lesson on the topic and hands-on activities.

Recommended for children ages 6 to 12. Reservations required.

$10 Museum Member Child | $15 Non-member Child

For more information: call 843-722-2996 ext. 236 REGISTER

Presidents’ Day: Museum and its Historic Houses OPEN

Monday February 19

The Charleston Museum and its Historic Houses are open on President’s Day.  

The Charleston Museum: Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 to 5 pm

Heyward-Washington House: Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 to 5 pm (last tour begins at 4:15 pm)



Joseph Manigault House: Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 to 5 pm (last tour begins at 4:30 pm)

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2024 Annual Oyster Roast at the Dill Sanctuary

Saturday February 24

12:00 – 3:00 PM

Join us on February 24 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm for The Charleston Museum’s 2024 Annual Oyster Roast! Enjoy an incredible view of the Stono River at the Dill Sanctuary while you shuck oysters, eat delicious barbecue and the perfect sides from Rappahannock Oyster Bar, and enjoy sweet treats from Charleston Sugar Studio.  Attendees are also invited to join Museum Curators for a guided tour of Battery Pringle. Bring your appetites, your coolers (this event is BYOB), your chairs and blankets, and join us for a perfect day in the Lowcountry. The Dill Sanctuary, a wildlife sanctuary, is only open to the public for select programs with The Charleston Museum.  Due to the nature of the wildlife sanctuary, pets are not permitted on the property.  

Please note that the Dill Sanctuary Oyster Roast is BYOB.

Reservations required. Tickets are all-inclusive and include admission to the Dill Sanctuary, sandwich, sides, oysters, desserts and guided tour of Battery Pringle.

$55 for Members | $65 for Non-Members.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 843.722.2996. ext. 235.

No pets, please, as this event is held at a wildlife reservation. REGISTER

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