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The Powder Magazine, Charleston

The Powder Magazine - Charleston, South Carolina
The Powder Magazine
79 Cumberland Street, Charleston, SC 29401Map
+1 843 722 9350
Neighborhood: Historic Downtown

Located on Cumberland Street and dwarfed by the surrounding modern buildings, The Powder Magazine is Charlestown's oldest surviving public building. Although small, this unique structure, which was erected in 1713, was used by the colonial settlers to store gunpower supplies. A National Historic Landmark, the helpful docents will guide you through its history with the help of artifacts.

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The Powder Magazine General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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