History and Social Studies

Multicultural/Heritage

Avery Research Center

125 Bull St., Charleston, SC 29424. 843-953-7609. The Avery Research Center works to preserve the history of African-Americans in the Charleston area through a museum, an historic site, and extensive archives. The museum features both historical and artistic exhibits. Free/suggested donation.

Old Slave Mart Museum

6 Chalmers St., Charleston, SC 29401. 843-958-6467. This building tells the story of Charleston's role in the U.S. domestic slave-trade. It also functions as a museum of African American history, arts, and crafts. Fee.