Charleston’s Museum Mile Special Expands to Full Month


Edmonston-Alston House

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Edmonston-Alston House

Throughout the month of January 2015, visitors can explore 11 downtown Charleston museums for $25. Previously just offered for one weekend in January, the Museum Mile package has been expanded to the full month.

Passes are only sold in advance; not during the month of January so hurry and grab yours. Tickets are $25 for adults; $10 for children 12 and under.

Participating attractions on Museum Mile:

  • Aiken-Rhett House, 48 Elizabeth St.
  • The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
  • Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St.
  • Confederate Museum, 188 Meeting St.
  • Edmondston-Alston House, 21 East Battery
  • Heyward-Washington House, 87 Church St.
  • Joseph Manigault House, 350 Meeting St.
  • The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, 122 East Bay St.
  • Old Slave Mart Museum, 6 Chalmers St.
  • The Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St.
  • Nathaniel Russell House, 51 Meeting St.

Interspersed among the museums are a variety of other points of interest, including several historic churches such as the Circular Congregational Church. Founded in 1681, it is one of the oldest continuously worshipping congregations in the Southeast. Stop off at some of Charleston’s public parks – Wragg Square, Marion Square and Washington Park. Also, visit Charleston City Hall, which was built in the early 1800s and has a beautiful city council chambers.