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Summerville Dorchester Museum, Charleston

Summerville Dorchester Museum - Charleston, South Carolina
Summerville Dorchester Museum
100 East Doty Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483Map
+1 843 875 9666
Neighborhood: Summerville

Located in a former police department building in the historic district, this small 1993 museum houses exhibits, relics, models and artifacts about the history of Summerville and surrounding area. By appointment, one-hour walking tours are offered by the museum that take visitors past Victorian and pre-Civil War plantation homes (around USD10 adults, USD5 children ages 12-17, and free for children under 12). The museum also has a gift shop with books and activity books for children. In March the museum holds a plant sale and on the third Thursday of each month it holds a gathering open to the public with live entertainment and carriage rides. Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. No credit cards; cash and checks accepted; street parking only. -Natasha Lawrence

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Summerville Dorchester Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Amtrak North Charleston
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