History and Social Studies

Featured Civil War

Fort Sumter & Visitor Education Center

Features exhibits that focus on topics such as Colonial America, Antebellum America, the Constitution, Charleston in 1860, and more. This is also the primary departure point for groups wishing to visit the fort itself. 340 Concord St., Charleston, SC 29401. Charleston County. Tel: 843-883-3123. Cost: Free.... More Info

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Battery & White Point Gardens

East Battery & Murray Blvd., Charleston, SC 29401. 843-724-7327. Tour through this Charleston landmark with scenic views and displays of Civil War weapons, sculptures, and monuments. Free.

Confederate Museum

188 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401. 843-723-1541. Visit a historic museum with Civil War exhibits, including Confederate memorabilia, a cannon, and photographs. Located inside Market Hall, once the entrance to the Old City Market. Free/suggested donation.

Museum & Library of Confederate History

15 Boyce Ave., Greenville, SC 29601. 864-421-9039. Dedicated to accurate portrayal of the Civil War. The main gallery features artifacts and documents from the war period. Other exhibits include items from a soldier's life, displays of life back home, and Confederate currency and print documents. Free.

War Between the States Museum

107 South Guerry St., Florence, SC 29501. Flags, documents, portraits, and even a model of the CSS Pee Dee are on display. Groups can also see items from the Florence Stockade (Union prison camp). Fee.